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Introduction to Electric Power Systems (Kirtley)

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    This text is an introductory subject in the field of electric power systems and electrical to mechanical energy conversion. Electric power has become increasingly important as a way of transmitting and transforming energy in industrial, military and transportation uses. Electric power systems are also at the heart of alternative energy systems, including wind and solar electric, geothermal and small scale hydroelectric generation.

    Thumbnail: Animation showing operation of a brushed DC electric motor. (CC BY-SA 3.0; Abnormaal via Wikipedia)


    Introduction to Electric Power Systems (Kirtley) is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by James Kirtley via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.