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SCADA and Power Systems

Praveen Arora
Type: Print Book
Genre: Engineering
Language: English
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The book very lucidly brings together in one concise volume a user-friendly description to help understand the fundamentals of “Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition” (SCADA) system and its possible application functions in power system automation. The book:
- Provides strong project oriented approach to all practical aspects of SCADA systems design, project development and implementation of SCADA and Power System Automation.
- Provides an understanding of the legacy systems as well as an insight into the new technologies.
- Covers the complete chain of SCADA components and related equipment.
- Explores the SCADA communication from conceptualization to realization, including an extensive coverage of communication aspects, data communication, protocols and linking media.
- Covers substation automation in detail which forms the basis for transmission, distribution, and customer automation, distribution automation and distribution management systems, and energy management systems.

The book is best suited for all categories of readers - an Electrical Engineering student, Engineering Faculty, working professional, and those who are working or wish to work in the challenging field of SCADA and Power System Automation Projects. Senior undergraduate and post graduate students will find it useful as an academic text book. The book will also catch the attention of practitioners, fresh and experienced alike, to acquire basic knowledge of SCADA systems and application functions. Written for practical application, this book is a valuable resource for professionals operating within different SCADA project stages

About the Author

Praveen Arora is an engineering professional, a SCADA and Communication Expert, with vast experience with engineering and consultancy organizations on industrial projects in India as well as International locations. He graduated in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India (the then University of Roorkee) with specialization in Servomechanism and Control Systems. He is a graduate member of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), the membership having been attained by virtue of working with Department of Telecommunication, Government of India.
Praveen spent major part of his career with MECON Limited, Ranchi (India), a reputed multi-disciplinary consultancy, design, engineering and contracting organization. His functional areas of expertise include SCADA, Telecommunication and other Low Voltage Systems for industrial projects in Power, Water, and other industries. He was responsible for all project related activities in his areas of specialization starting from concept to commissioning of the projects. In his 30 years of working with MECON he acquired extensive knowledge and experience on SCADA and Telecommunication projects in varied sectors.
During the tenure with MECON, Praveen Arora got an opportunity for an advanced training in “Optimization and Dispatcher Control System of Energy Facilities (Power, Heat, etc.) using Computer Techniques” at Gipromez Institute, Moscow (USSR). This training in the specialized discipline helped him advance his career in working on SCADA projects. He was also deputed by MECON to Nigeria for a period of more than two years to work as consultant on a project in steel industry. This deputation provided him an opportunity to work with international contractors and active involvement in supervision of erection, testing, commissioning and performance guarantee tests of varied electrical systems at the steel plant in Nigeria.
Before superannuation from MECON, Praveen Arora was heading a team of engineers engaged in providing consultancy, design and engineering services in SCADA and Telecommunication fields for varied projects in India and abroad.
Post retirement he worked on a number of projects in Power and Water sectors, a few worth mentioning are: as SCADA Expert on an ADB funded project of Assam State Electricity Board (India), as Instrumentation, Control & Automation engineer for an ADB assisted water supply project in Srilanka, as Project Manager for a number of projects in power sector in Uttarakhand (India). These included Power Transmission Lines, Small Hydro Plants and Electrical Substations in Uttarakhand (India).
Praveen also got an opportunity to work as Instrumentation & Control Engineer on a Smart City Project in Udaipur (India) where his role included design and engineering of SCADA and Instrumentation systems for power distribution network, electrical substations, water supply and sewerage facilities. Till date Praveen is actively involved in rendering his services as Electrical, SCADA & Instrumentation expert for water treatment projects in Nepal.

Book Details

ISBN: 9798493565816
Publisher: Self Publishing
Number of Pages: 336
Dimensions: 6.00"x9.00"
Interior Pages: B&W
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

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