||Thomas Allen Short
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Nowadays, all issues that are relating to the distribution and quality of the electric power continue to be there among the challenges that are considered very serious in the electric utilities industry. It is therefore critically important to make a right choice of the architecture and all associated equipment for a particular application. All chapters included in this volume were carefully selected by the author, T. A. Short, from the world popular Electric Power Distribution Handbook in order to provide the readers with the sharply focused economical reference on the latest technological advances and infrastructures enabling the top efficient and highly reliable distribution of the electrical power. The author starts his publication with some fundamentals of electric power distribution systems describing the configurations and substations, as well as electric loads and principal differences existing there between the American and European systems. The publication might also boast with a look at the recent developments of the field in question; note that it also addresses some possible future challenges and problems that are expected today. The author elaborated on all types of distribution networks, covering both theory and practical issues. Some individual chapters deal with the transformers, capacitors and voltage regulation etc.