Handbook of Electrical Engineering
For Practitioners in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry
Sheldrake offers a practical treatment of power system design within the oil, gas, petrochemical and offshore industries. He provides a careful balance between sufficient mathematical theory and comprehensive practical application knowledge.
About the Author.
Estimation of Plant Electrical Load.
Gas Turbine Driven Generators.
Synchronous Generators and Motors.
Automatic Voltage Regulation.
Switchgear and Motor Control Centres.
Cables, Wires and Cable Installation Practices.
Hazardous Area Classification and the Selection of Equipment.
Fault Calculations and Stability Studies.
Protective Relay Coordination.
Earthing and Screening.
Variable Speed Electrical Drivers.
Harmonic Voltages and Currents.
Computer Based Power Management Systems.
Uninterruptible Power Supplies.
Preparing Equipment Specifications.
Summary of the Generalised Theory of Electrical Machines as Applied to Synchronous Generators and Induction Motors.
Appendix A: Abbreviations Commonly used in Electrical Documents.
Appendix B: A List of Standards Often Used for Designing Electrical Systems and for Specifying Equi pment.
Appendix C: Numbering System for Protective Devices, Control and Indication Devices for Power Systems.
Appendix D: Under Frequency and Over Temperature Protection of Gas Turbine Driven Generators.
Appendix E: List of Document Types to be Produced During a Project.
Appendix F: Worked Example for Calculating the Performance of a Gas Turbine.
Appendix G: Worked Example for the Calculation of Volt drop in a Circuit Containing an Induction Motor.
Appendix H: Worked Example for the Calculation of Earthing Current and Electric Shock Hazard Potential Difference in a Rod and Grid Earthing System.
Appendix I: Conversion Factors for SI System of Units.