Book Review

Electric Motors and Drives

Fundamentals, Types, and Applications

4th Edition

Electric motors are one of the rotating machines that play an interesting role in the world of power system protection and control. It is due to the fact that they represent a special kind of load that depends on the type of motors being connected to the grid. They are affected by short circuits in the electric power system and at the same time they need to be protected when there is a fault in the motor itself or it is operating under unsafe conditions. On the other hand when a short circuit fault occurs in the electric power grid and the voltage at the motor terminals drops, it becomes a rotating machine contributing fault current.
All of the above makes it critical that PAC specialists have a good understanding of the types of motors, their characteristics and behavior under different abnormal conditions. More

BeijingSifang June 2016