Now you can achieve optimum performance and efficiency in the design of electric systems for virtually any size or type of building or industrial facility utilizing the state-of-the-art methodologies detailed in this comprehensive handbook. Step-by-step guidelines take you through each phase of design, covering equipment selection, power distribution system analysis, conduit and conductor sizing, lighting system design, control systems, electronic instrumentation, protective relaying, energy management systems, power quality, variable speed drives, motor selection, and more.

The latest codes (NEC 2008) as well as currently available equipment are referenced. Numerous examples and simulation exercises are included, along with detailed design examples. Fully illustrated with many useful diagrams and tables, this book is a practical guide for electrical engineers, plant and facility engineers, and other professionals responsible for implementing or overseeing the design of facility electrical systems.

chapter Chapter 1|18 pages

Electrical Basics

chapter Chapter 2|21 pages

Using the Language of the Electrical Engineer

chapter Chapter 3|21 pages

Equipment Selection Considerations

chapter Chapter 4|24 pages

Analyzing Power Distribution Systems

chapter Chapter 5|21 pages

Conduit and Conductor Sizing

chapter Chapter 6|33 pages

How to Design a Lighting System

chapter Chapter 7|21 pages

Using Logic to Simplify Control Systems

chapter Chapter 9|27 pages

Protective Relaying for Power Distribution Systems

chapter Chapter 10|16 pages

Energy Economic Analysis

chapter Chapter 11|18 pages

Energy Management Systems

chapter Chapter 13|21 pages

Variable Speed Drives

chapter Chapter 15|16 pages

Testing Rewinds to Avoid Motor Efficiency Degradation*