ES #10 - Ryan McCreery ECE Lecture #10 October 25, 2007...

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Ryan McCreery ECE Lecture #10 October 25, 2007 Development of Electrical Power in the U.S. as a Socio-Technical System The tenth energy seminar was given by Professor Ron Kline. During this lecture, Professor Kline provided the class with a breakdown of the entire socio-technical system and examples of each part of the system that contribute to the overall process. At the commencement of Professor Kline’s presentation, he discussed the physical network of the socio-technical system. He explained how this section is the main power source. These power sources include generators, lines, transformers, appliances, etc. These devices allow for electrical power to be transported and sent to certain areas. They also maintain a certain amount of energy to be delivered. The next step in this universal energy system would be the division into personal organizations. These organizations include manufactures, utility companies, universities, unions, etc. This section shows the economics behind the energy system. Next in line are the government
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course ECE 5880 taught by Professor Hammer during the Spring '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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ES #10 - Ryan McCreery ECE Lecture #10 October 25, 2007...

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