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    • Design / Application Guide

      Fundamentals of power system design for commercial and industrial power systems in a single volume

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The Design Guide presents the fundamentals of power system design for commercial and industrial power systems. It discusses the basic considerations that must be taken into account in order to obtain an optimal system design - all in a single volume.

The Design Guide is not...

  • created as a substitute for educational background and experience
  • meant to replace the large number of detailed literature available on power system design
  • a substitute for the services of a licensed design professional

Design Guide Section Listing

  1. Power Systems Design - Introduction & Basic Principles
  2. Electric Power Fundamentals
  3. Load Planning - Basic Principles
  4. System Voltage Considerations - Basic Principles
  5. System Arrangements
  6. Electrical System Grounding
  7. Electrical System Protection
  8. AC Motors, Motor Control & Motor Protection
  1. Power Distribution Equipment Types
  2. Emergency & Standby Power Systems
  3. Power Quality Considerations
  4. Arc Flash Hazard Considerations
  5. Utility Interface Considerations
  6. Electrical Energy Management
  7. Project Coordination

Design Guide Supplements

Power System Selective Coordination: 600V and Below
Power System Selective Coordination: Square D Panelboards
A Comparison of Circuit Breakers and Fuses for Low-Voltage Applications

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