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Introduction to Power Systems

  • Marko Čepin
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Abstract

Electric power system is one of the largest and the most complex systems, which is established by the mankind. Because of the complexity of the electric power systems, it is relatively difficult to define and assess the reliability as a single parameter of a single system. Rather, several methods, tools, and measures are developed, which highlight the questions about the power systems reliability each from its viewpoint. Introduction to power systems highlights the short history of power systems, the facts about increased consumption and complexity of power systems, and the problems with reliability definition and application.

Keywords

Power System Transmission Line Smart Grid Software Reliability Electric Power System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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