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Page 1 Fundamentals of Power Systems Lecture 1 1 U.S. Electric Power Industry Existing Net Summer Capacity by State, 2003 Fundamentals of Power Systems Lecture 1 2 U.S. Electric Power Transmission System in 2000
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Page 2 Fundamentals of Power Systems Lecture 1 3 Power Systems Components z Primary power sources ± Coal, Petroleum, Natural gas, Hydro, Nuclear, Waste products, Wind, Solar, Oceanic waves, Geothermal,… z Generation and power conversion ± Generators , Fuel Cells, Solar Cells,… z Transmission and distribution ± Step up/down transformers , transmission lines & cables , switchgear, power factor correction ,… z Storage ± Flywheels, batteries, capacitors, compressed air,… z Load side power conversion ± Motors , lighting equipment, heaters,… z Power sinks (end use) ± Air ventilation, transportation, illumination, pumping, manufacturing… Fundamentals of Power Systems Lecture 1 4 z Energy is a measurement of work ± example: moving a weight along a flat surface for a fixed distance by applying a force z
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