M. E. El-Hawary
CRC Press
Publication year: 2000



  • Provides an up-to-date, comprehensive introduction to electrical energy systems
  • Offers MATLAB scripts for various applications
  • Includes discussion of renewable energy sources and the role of dispersed generation in enhancing aspects of sustainable development
  • Addresses related activities, such as power flow and control, stability, and security
  • Gives an overview of present and future directions in the field



The growing importance of renewable energy sources, control methods and mechanisms, and system restoration has created a need for a concise, comprehensive text that covers the concepts associated with electric power and energy systems. Electrical Energy Systems fills that need, providing an up-to-date introduction to this dynamic field.

The author begins with a discussion of the modern electric power system, centering on the technical aspects of power generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization. After providing an overview of electric power and machine theory fundamentals, he offers a practical treatment-focused on applications-of the major topics required for a solid background in the field, including synchronous machines, transformers, and electric motors. He also furnishes a unique look at activities related to power systems, such as power flow and control, stability, state estimation, and security assessment. A discussion of present and future directions of the electrical energy field rounds out the text.

With its broad, up-to-date coverage, emphasis on applications, and integrated MATLAB scripts, Electrical Energy Systems provides an ideal, practical introduction to the field-perfect for self-study or short-course work for professionals in related disciplines.

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