An Abbreviated Bibliography of Power Quality Information Sources

  • Recommended Practice for Powering and Grounding Sensitive Electronic Equipment: IEEE Emerald Book, Standard 1100-1999 (or latest edition), IEEE, New York, NY.
  • Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems: IEEE Green Book, Standard 142- 1992 (or latest edition) , IEEE, New York, NY.
  • National Electrical Code, NFPA 70, National Fire Protection Ass'n., Quincy, MA, (latest edition).
  • IAEI Soares Book on Grounding, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, Richardson, TX, (latest edition).
  • Code for Protection Against Lightning, NFPA 780, (latest edition).
  • Grounding and Lightning Protection, Robinson, M. D., Publication No. EL-5036, Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, 1987. (Available to members only).
  • Lightning Protection Systems, Pub. No. 96A, Underwriters Laboratories Inc., Northbrook, IL.
  • Dranetz Field Handbook for Power Quality Analysis, Dranetz Technologies, Edison, NJ, 1991.
  • EC&M Practical Guide to Quality Power for Sensitive Electronic Equipment, DeDad, John and Waggoner, Ray, Intertec Publishing, Overland Park, KS, (latest edition).

In addition, the following two Web sites contain informative and technical information on grounding certain sensitive locations:

Copper Development Association Inc. also offers a CD-ROM on power quality topics, and a videotape on understanding harmonics. Please refer to the Publications List.

The preceding is a brief bibliography of publications on power quality and related issues. It is presented for informational purposes only, and CDA makes no representations as to its completeness and accuracy, nor that of any of the publications cited. CDA assumes no liability whatsoever for user application of any information derived from its use. Power quality issues may affect personnel safety, and a qualified engineer or electrical contractor should be consulted on all electrical matters.