Contents; Preface; Preface to First Edition; 1. Introduction; 2. Probability Distribution of Switching Surge Overvoltages; 3. Application of Insulators to Withstand Switching Surges; 4. Probability of Failure of an EHV Transmission Line; 5. Accuracy of Statistical Methods in Insulation Evaluation; 6. Statistical Estimation of Phase-to-Phase Risk of Failure; 7. Suitability of Gaussian Stress Distribution for Statistical Line Insulation Design; 8. Statistical Distribution of Impulse Breakdown in Oil-Filled Cable; 9. Method of Grading EHV Cables Based on Statistical Breakdown Stress; 10. Probability of Failure of Motor Windings; 11. Frequency of Occurrence of Lightning Flashes and Shielding of Transmission Lines; 12. Characteristics of External Insulation; 13. General Aspects of Insulation Coordination; 14. A Case Study of Statistical Switching Overvoltages in a Phase-Shifting Transformer; 15. Statistical Evaluation of Peak Switching Overvoltages in EHV Overhead Lines; 16. Statistical Evaluation of Peak Switching Overvoltages in EHV Underground Cables; 17. Statistical Analysis and Modelling of Noise in Medium Voltage Power Lines; 18. Statistical Prediction of Voltage Sags; 19. Statistical Analysis of Lightning Performance of Power Lines; 20. Application of ANNs for Statistical Evaluation of Lightning Overvoltages on Overhead Distribution Lines; 21. Use of Correlation Algorithm for Identification of Inrush and Internal Faults in Transformer; 22. Insulation Coordination Procedure Based on the Switching Overvoltage Waveshape; Appendix; References; Index.
C.S. Indulkar, Ph.D., has been Professor of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi as well as Visiting Professor, University of Technology, Papua New Guinea. Prof. Indulkar has more than four decades of experience of teaching electrical engineering at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has written a number of books on electrical engineering, and has published and presented a large number of research papers in national and international journals and conferences. He has been on the Editorial Board of International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, and a reviewer of a number of international and national journals. D.P. Kothari, Ph.D., is Vice Chancellor of VIT University, Vellore. Earlier, he was Professor, Centre for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He also served as Director-in-Charge, IIT Delhi (2005), Deputy Director (Administration), IIT Delhi (2003-2006), Principal, National Institute of Technology Nagpur (1997-1998) and Head, Centre for Energy Studies, IIT Delhi (1995-1997). Dr. Kothari's fields of specialization include Optimal Hydro-thermal Scheduling, Unit Commitment, Maintenance Scheduling, Energy Conservation, and Power Quality and Energy Systems Planning and Modelling. A recipient of several national awards, Dr. Kothari has contributed extensively to these areas, guided 28 Ph.D.s and 60 M.Tech.s, authored 20 books on Power Systems and allied areas, and published/presented 625 research papers in various national and international journals/conferences. K. Ramalingam, Ph.D., is Managing Director, Super Airport Infrastructure (India), and Independent Director on the Board of CIAL Aviation Academy, Cochin International Airport. Earlier, he was Executive Director (IT) and Regional Executive Director (Southern Region), Airports Authority of India. Dr. Ramalingam has nearly four decades of professional experience. He has written a number of books, and has published and presented a large number of research papers in national and international journals and conferences. He holds fellowships and memberships of various professional bodies.