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Cyber-Physical-Social Systems and Constructs in Electric Power Engineering

Cyber-Physical-Social Systems and Constructs in Electric Power Engineering

Edited by Siddharth Suryanarayanan, Robin Roche, Timothy M. Hansen

Cyber-physical-social systems (CPSS) integrate computing, physical assets, and human networks. Divided into four application areas to the electric grid, this book describes state-of-the-art CPSS in electric power systems, including detailed approaches on social constructs which are a critical aspect of the end-user realm. The book covers:

  • Grid stability and security: distributed controls and algorithms for stability, cyber-security of generator units, and dynamic contingency analysis in the grid.
  • Distribution system controls and economics: aggregators and agents for demand response, electric vehicles integration, smart neighbourhoods, and microgrids.
  • Social aspects and implementation: sociological customer interactions with the grid, SCADA systems, and occupants' roles in commercial buildings.
  • Testbeds for validation: cyber-physical security assessment and distributed real time digital simulation.

This book will be invaluable to academics and professional engineers engaged in cyber-physical social system applications for power engineering. It will also be of interest to social scientists, economists, and business personnel working on engineering applications for the Smart Grid, and students of power engineering.

About the Editors

Siddharth Suryanarayanan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University where he teaches and supervises research in the area of electric power engineering.

Robin Roche is an Associate Professor at the University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM). His research at UTBM's Research Institute on Transportation, Energy and Society (IRTES) and FCLAB is in the field of smart electric power and energy systems, with a focus on microgrids.

Timothy M. Hansen is an Assistant Professor in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at South Dakota State University. His research interests include energy systems integration and management, resource allocation and optimisation in multiple disciplines, and high-performance computing.

Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2016

Pages: 520

ISBN-13: 978-1-84919-936-0

Format: HBK

Editors: Siddharth Suryanarayanan, Robin Roche, Timothy M. Hansen

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