Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Generation, Transmision, And Distribution Of Electricity

There is two types of electricity generation which are:

a) Direct current generation:

Current that flows through a circuit in one direction is called directed current.

b) Alternating current generation:

Current that is constantly changing its direction of flow, with regards to the polarity of the current source, is called alternating current.

Alternating Current Generation.

there is some types of  power station:

a) Hydro Power Station:

b) Thermal Power Station:

c) Gas Power Station:

Electricity Transmission.

Electricity Distribution.

Consumer Circuit.

Consumer circuit purposes:

a) To ensure the safety of consumers from accidental electric shock.

b) To prevent fire due to electrical faults.

Scematic diagram for a single-phase supply curcuit.

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