The index let me know that I needed to find more Wattmeter questions to be better prepared. Use both to study with and make sure both are correctly configured some calculators give answers as fractals out of the box. Internet Explorer 6 was released in 2001 and it does not display modern web sites properly. I did this for every sample problem I worked and for every textbook example I came across. Compiling resources took an inordinate amount of time. In two of the binders, I included a tab for each topic found in the and for topics covered within those listed topics. I'm doing my own 'custom schedule' with the zone, so I'm jumping around a bit from their planned schedule I'm going to finish the important sections before I start the Testmasters class on September 10.
Could you or any one point me in the right direction to find the pdf solutions manual for Stevenson's Power Systems Analysis? Or, if you really want to diversify, pick up both. This should be your first book purchase. The difference between the two is that the Handbook is a hardback version with helpful annotations. If you look hard enough online, you can also stumble across the pdf solutions manual for Power Systems Analysis as well. This book will be an asset in answering just about every one of those if you leave yourself enough time at the end of the exam to go back and reference the harder questions. Per Unit in Grainger's book is pretty good. Which book the question s will come from is a complete gamble.
I'm going to start going through the Camara problems book, I guess. I had a lot of references prior to the test, but only took a few to the test. There are no weird, unexpected units. But if your thoughts change please let us know. Be sure to click view details above and read the reviews on the course page from our previous students to help you decide if enrolling in the course is right for you.
At the very least you should have a copy of this book and Blackburn's Protective Relaying book. This book seems to contain a tremendous amount of additional material and detail that frankly just isn't needed. This site will have the official dates and also has the passing rates. Courses are up to date with current exam specs and provide guided structure to focus your studies. I never went through the book chapter-by-chapter.
Before taking the test, I asked everyone I could what they did to prepare for the test. The solutions are fairly detailed. Handbook of Electrical Power Calculations Many sections cover topics not necessary for the exam, but a few chapters were very helpful. However, the Spinup problems are far easier and the Complex Imaginary problems are slightly harder. Since the book is laid out so well it was extremely easy to find matching examples. Reference materials and exam prep This pencil-and-paper exam is an open-book exam.
Ch 49 on illumination was expanded. Hi Jeremy, This article is due for a minor upgrade including a mention of those code books. Find what you need without wading through paragraphs of descriptive text or solved problems. The later edition by Grainger has a lot more math and matrix manipulation in its extra 350 pages. Modbus is an industrial protocol, and good for localized networks like inside a substation itself - maybe! You will most likely not see a question from each book, so purchasing these books are a complete gamble. Engineering Economic Analysis by Newnan, 8.
Target audience of this book includes final year college students, new graduates as well as seasoned professionals who have been out of school for some time. Each month, for the last book sold, the entire proceeds of the sale go to St. Our recommendation: Buy it no questions asked. At exam time, I had 1,340 problems in my index. Towards the end of my studying, I challenged myself to fill an entire 120 page spiral notebook with solved problems. Heck, he didn't even include all-important 79 on there. This is another fantastic reference book.
I have the Third Edition 1975 of the book. Power System Analysis by Grainger and Stevenson was written after the passing of Professor Stevenson and is a 1994 copyright. Since every chapter has a different author, results vary by topic. However, it seems that the large size of the book actually takes away from its usability. I think we're comparing two different books, guys. Didn't get a chance to read much, but it looked good.
If you do purchase this book, we recommend to just buy the standard codebook. Combine with a resource that has a large volume of practice questions like the Complex Imaginary set or Spin-Up for the best outcome. I am re-taking this exam and after taking time to compare the two, practically page by page, decided to trash the old one and buy the newer one. It also has a couple good additions such as a generator capability diagram. Most people use a roller-board suitcase to carry materials. Maybe helpful for doing delta-Y conversions, and keeping those pesky square roots of 3 in check.
In our experience, the questions contained in this book tend to be a bit repetitive and seem to favor certain questions and topics over others. However, if you would like to add even more practice questions to your arsenal, the Spin-Up book by Cory Lanza is another classic recommendation. Self-Made Reference Binders You can bring self-prepared material as long as it is bound. Bottled water — Pack a bottle in your roller-board. Expect it to give you a very good and broad overview of just about every topic on the exam which is why we think it serves as a good introduction to new topics, but don't expect it to go in depth on every single topic. This is also a recommended reference for the Principals and Practices exam.