, Volume 2, Issue 9, pp 38–47 | Cite as


1. Its generation, transmission and distribution
  • D. P. Sen Gupta
General Article


The experiments of Michael Faraday and Joseph Henry in electromagnetic induction ushered in the era of electricity during the late nineteenth century. Human civilization has undergone a total change since then. This paper in two parts describes the basic principles of AC power generation, its transmission and distribution.


Alternate Current Steam Turbine High Frequency Power Line Voltage Secondary Coil 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. P. Sen Gupta
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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