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Wilber Experiences a Power Outage By Dr Wallace Vosloo
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Wilber the elephant and his family experiences the loss of electricity to there home town. This booklet is intended to help parents explain to children what to do during Electrical Power Outages. It... More > is the first book in a Series on Basic Electical Power Engineering for young students.< Less
PYTHON BASED POWER SYSTEM AUTOMATION IN PSS/E By MUHAMMAD USMAN KHALID et al.
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Systems involving minimal contributions from person are more desired these days. This trend leads to introduction of automation in the processes. One such system is power system, Engineers have to... More > design power system considering all the load and generation variations, all types of faults and outages possible that can damage power system and are harm to its reliability. All this work seemed tedious, but with the advent of time several great power system simulators were introduced that made all these analyses easy and fast. One is Power System Simulator for Engineers (PSS/E), which helps in system studies and gives responses quite real. But yet running different analyses for the purpose of routine check of large power systems can take many hours and it needs expertise in the software as well. So there is a need of much more simpler method to perform all these analysis. Luckily, PSS/E provides one such method. It involves developing some module/routine for every analysis through Python or Fortran.< Less
EMP SURVIVAL:How to Prepare Now and Survive, When an Electromagnetic Pulse Destroys Our Power Grid By Larry Poole, Cheryl Poole
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Military strategists in four countries have boasted that they can cripple the U.S. with an EMP attack. Other countries have protected their power grids from an EMP attack. The U.S. power grid is... More > vulnerable. A widespread power outage could take years to restore. This book describes the risk and details how to prepare.< Less
It Was the Silence By Deborah R. Davis
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A family in southern Ohio USA handles the hardships of a nation-wide power outage.
Blackout By George Loehr
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New York City is threatened once again. In the midst of a local blackout, anomalies are found in two supposedly invulnerable computer systems. Is it merely a glitch? Or is it the work of... More > terrorists planning a larger-scale blackout? Paul Benson, former Director of the Northeast Regional Transmission Organization, has been brought out of retirement to assist in the investigation. Working with Julie Esposito, a fellow engineer at NERTO, and his friend and mentor, Lew Walker, Benson discovers more than anyone bargained for. The three soon find themselves drawn into a complex web of malice, conspiracy and sabotage as they start making the connections between corrupt energy executives, organized crime, a disgruntled employee and a mysterious but powerful political figure.< Less
Blackout By George Loehr
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New York City is threatened once again. In the midst of a local blackout, anomalies are found in two supposedly invulnerable computer systems. Is it merely a glitch? Or is it the work of... More > terrorists planning a larger-scale blackout? Paul Benson, former Director of the Northeast Regional Transmission Organization, has been brought out of retirement to assist in the investigation. Working with Julie Esposito, a fellow engineer at NERTO, and his friend and mentor, Lew Walker, Benson discovers more than anyone bargained for. The three soon find themselves drawn into a complex web of malice, conspiracy and sabotage as they start making the connections between corrupt energy executives, organized crime, a disgruntled employee and a mysterious but powerful political figure.< Less
Surviving A Blackout By craig jackson
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Simple solutions for making life bearable during a prolonged power outage.
Deus ex Machina By Perry Slaughter
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With the computer called ARTHUR, Cliff Peabody has made a major breakthrough in artificial intelligence. It should be the most triumphant event of his professional career — but why, then, is... More > the federal government invading his laboratories? Why is half the country suffering an inexplicable power outage? And, most disturbing of all, why is reality itself going haywire in the vicinity of Cliff’s office? To learn the answers to these questions, Cliff will have to sacrifice everything — and everybody — that has ever been precious to him. And even then, there’s no guarantee that he’ll like what he discovers. Especially when it points toward the overthrow of the ultimate Creator of the universe itself... First published in samizdat form in 1985, this rollicking, inventive, and blasphemous sci-fi adventure heralded the emergence of Perry Slaughter as a force to be reckoned with in American letters. Nearly three decades later, Deus ex Machina still retains its power to shock, astound, and entertain.< Less
Dyman & Associates Risk Management Projects: What are you willing to pay? By Hannie Ong
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Winter weather has taken its toll on both sides the US and Canadian border. One utility that has taken it in the chops from all the ice and snow has been electric companies that provide services to... More > businesses and individuals. Now this wasn't the only time that there have been electrical outages due to severe weather. Power outages have become rather routine when severe weather hits. The question is, "How much mitigation do you want to invest in to reduce the impact of outages?"< Less
From Bad To Worse By Dennis Laura
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A handbook showing information on home and auto safety, power outages, lightning, tornados, food safety, severe weather, outdoor survival, edible plants, food foraging, dangerous animals,... More > earthquakes, tsunmis,- bacterial, viral, chemical and nuclear threats, and more. With over 200 photos.< Less