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ELECTRIC POWER

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This guide is not intended as a comprehensive bibliography, but highlights selected works about the production, distribution, and transmission of electric power. Most of these works are available in the Science reference collection in the Science and Business Reading Room, which is located on the fifth floor of the Adams Building at the Library of Congress.

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INTRODUCTIONS TO THE TOPIC

Barnett, Dave, and Kirk Bjornsgaard. Electric power generation: a nontechnical guide. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell, c2000. 337 p.
   Bibliography: p. 312-313.
   TK1001.B275 2000 <SciRR>

Chambers, Ann. Distributed generation: a nontechnical guide. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell, c2001.283 p.
   Includes bibliographical references
   TK1006.C43 2001 <SciRR>

Chambers, Ann. Natural gas & electric power in nontechnical language. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell Pub., 1999. 258 p.
   TK1061.C49 1999 <SciRR>

Chambers, Ann. Power primer: a nontechnical guide from generation to end use. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell Pub., c1999. 262 p.
   TK1001.C45 1999 <SciRR>

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SUBJECT HEADINGS

Subject headings used by the Library of Congress, under which books on electric power can be located in most card, book, and online <http://catalog.loc.gov> catalogs include the following:

    Highly Relevant

    ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION
    ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION
    ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION

    Relevant

    ELECTRIC LINES
    ELECTRIC POWER FAILURES
    ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEM STABILITY
    ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS
    ELECTRIC SUBSTATIONS
    ELECTRIC TRANSFORMERS

    Related

    DEMAND-SIDE MANAGEMENT (ELECTRIC UTILITIES)
    DISTRIBUTED GENERATION OF ELECTRIC POWER
    DISTRIBUTED RESOURCES (ELECTRIC UTILITIES)
    ELECTRIC POWER CONSUMPTION
    ELECTRIC POWER-PLANTS
    EMERGENCY POWER SUPPLY
    INTERCONNECTED ELECTRIC UTILITY SYSTEMS
    TOTAL ENERGY SYSTEMS (ON-SITE ELECTRIC POWER PRODUCTION)

    More General

    ELECTRIC POWER
    ELECTRIC UTILITIES

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BASIC TEXTS

Bayliss, C. R. (Colin R.) Transmission and distribution: electrical engineering. 2nd ed. Oxford, Boston, Newnes, 1999. 978 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK3144.B35 1999 <SciRR>

The Electric power engineering handbook. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c2001. 1 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1001.E398 2001 <SciRR>

Kennedy, Barry W. Power quality primer. New York, McGraw Hill, 2000. 361 p.
   Bibliography: p. 347-353.
   TK1010.K46 2000 <SciRR>

Kiameh, Philip. Power generation handbook: selection, applications, operation, and maintenance. New York, McGraw-Hill, c2003. 1 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1001.K52 2003 <SciRR>

Pansini, Anthony J., and K. D. Smalling. Guide to electric power transmission. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell Pub. Co., 1998. 263 p.
   Cover Title: Basics of electric power transmission.
   TK3001.P283 1998 <SciRR>

Patrick, Dale R., and Stephen W. Fardo. Electrical distribution systems. Lilburn, GA, Fairmont Press, c1999. 481 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK3001.P37 1999 <SciRR>

Standard handbook of powerplant engineering. New York, McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., c1989. 1 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1191.S686 1989 <SciRR>

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ADDITIONAL TITLES

Electric distribution systems engineering handbook. 3rd ed. New York, McGraw Hill, 1994. 424 p.
   TK3001.E378 1994 <SciRR>

Pansini, Anthony J. Electrical transformers and power equipment. 3rd ed. Lilburn, GA, Fairmont Press; Upper Saddle River, NJ, distributed by Prentice Hall PTR, c1999. 394 p. <SciRR>
   TK2551.P286 1999

Pansini, Anthony J. Guide to electrical power distribution systems. 5th ed. Tulsa, Okla., PennWell Pub. Co., c1996. 233 p.
   TK3001.P284 1996 <SciRR>

Pansini, Anthony J., and K. D. Smalling. Guide to electric load management. Tulsa, OK, PennWell, c1998. 196 p.
   TK1007.P36 1998 <SciRR>

Pansini, Anthony J., and K. D. Smalling. Guide to electric power generation. 2nd ed. Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press, c2002. 244 p.
   TK1001.P35 2002 <SciRR>

Willis, H. Lee. Power distribution planning reference book. New York, Marcel Dekker, 1997. 812 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK3091.W55 1997 <SciRR>

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SPECIALIZED TITLES

Anderson, P. M. (Paul M.), and A. A. (Abdel-Aziz A.) Fouad. Power system control and stability. 2nd ed. Piscataway, N.J., IEEE Press, Wiley-Interscience, c2003. 658 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1005.A7 2003

Bollen, Math H. J. Understanding power quality problems: voltage sags and interruptions. New York, IEEE Press, 1999. 543 p.
   Bibliography: p. 465-476.
   TK1010 .B65 1999 <SciRR>

Brown, Richard E. Electric power distribution reliability. New York, Marcel Dekker, 2002. 365 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK3091.B76 2002

Denny, Fred I., and David E. Dismukes. Power system operations and electricity markets. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c2002. 134 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1001.D45 2002 <SciRR>

Dugan, Roger C., and others. Electrical power systems quality. 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, c2003. 528 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1001.D84 2003 <SciRR>

Handbook of electric power calculations. 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, c1997. 1 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1005.H29 1997 <SciRR>

Handbook of power calculations. 3rd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, c2001. 1 v. 1 computer optical disk (4 3/4 in.)
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1005.H29 2000 <MRC>

Knight, U. G. (Upton George) Power systems in emergencies: from contingency planning to crisis management. Chichester, England, New York, John Wiley, c2001. 378 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1010.K55 2001 <SciRR>

Sankaran, C. Power quality. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c2002. 202 p.
   TK1010.S35 2001

Whitaker, Jerry C. AC power systems handbook. 2nd ed. Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, c1998. 588 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK3141.W45 1998 <SciRR>

Willis, H. Lee, Gregory V. Welch, and Randall R. Schrieber. Aging power delivery infrastructures. New York, M. Dekker, c2001. 551 p.
   Includes bibliographic references.
   TK1010.W55 2001 <SciRR>

Willis, H. Lee, and Walter G. Scott. Distributed power generation: planning and evaluation. New York, Marcel Dekker, 2000. 597 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   TK1041.W55 2000

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ABSTRACTING AND INDEXING SERVICES

Abstracting and indexing services that index relevant journal articles and other literature on electric power are listed below. Consult reading room reference staff in order to access abstracting and indexing services in electronic format on the public terminals in the reading rooms at the Library of Congress.

Applied Science & Technology Index (1913- ) Z7913.I7 <SciRR A&I> and Electronic Format

Engineering Index (1884- ) Z5851.E62 <SciRR A&I> and EI Compendex in Electronic format

INSPEC (1969- ) Electronic format

NTIS Electronic format

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SELECTED INTERNET RESORUCES


Edison Electric Institute
   URL: http://www.eei.org
   Edison Electric Institute (EEI) is the association of U.S. shareholder-owned electric companies, international affiliates and industry associates worldwide.

Electric Power Research Institute
   URL: http://www.epri.com
   U.S. electric utilities established the Electric Power Research Institute in 1973 as a nonprofit research consortium for the benefit of utility members, their customers, and society.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
   URL: http://www.ieee.org
   The IEEE, a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 350,000 individual members in 150 countries, produces 30 percent of the world's published literature in electrical engineering, computers and control technology. Its IEEE Power Engineering Society has as its mission to be the leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of society, and the preferred professional development source for its members. <http://www.ieee.org/organizations/society/power>

Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE)
   URL: http://www.iee.org.uk
   The Institution of Electrical Engineers represents the public, professional, and educational interest of over 140,000 electrical, electronic, and manufacturing engineers world-wide.

North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC)
   URL: http://www.nerc.com/
   NERC's mission is to ensure that the bulk electric system in North America is reliable, adequate and secure.

U.S. Department of Energy
   URL: http://www.energy.gov
   Department of Energy homepage. Its A-Z Index provides links to hundreds of web sites.

U.S. Department of Energy: DOE Bridge
   URL: http://www.osti.gov/bridge
   The DOE Information Bridge provides free and convenient access to full-text and bibliographic records of Department of Energy (DOE) research and development reports in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental sciences, energy technologies, engineering, computer and information science, renewable energy, and other topics.

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