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1010603 Introduction
History of Electric Power Systems The US National Academy of Engineering considered all human achievements in the 20th century, including the automobile, airplane, spacecraft, telephone, and computer. They selected electrification, the construction of the world's largest machine to instantly deliver energy from producers to consumers, as the most important. Electrical power systems made use of several early electrical technology achievements. Induction was named and studied in the 1830s. The concepts of surge impedance and traveling waves on overhead telegraph lines and under-sea cables led to Telegrapher's equations…
Masoud Farzaneh, Ph.D.; Shahab Farokhi, Ph.D.; William A. Chisholm, Ph.D.: Electrical Design of Overhead Power Transmission Lines. Introduction, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export