Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 8th Edition

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118412931
ISBN 13: 978-1-11841-293-0

Chapter 8 - Exercises: Things Engineers Think About: 1

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A complete interruption of power in a given service area is called blackout. Blackout is usually caused mainly due to severe weather or equipment failure. If there is an intentional or unintentional drop in voltage to prevent the system from failing completely or blacking out termed as brownouts. It is done by electricity service provider or some time due to disruption of an electrical grid.

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A complete interruption of power in a given service area is called blackout. Blackout is usually caused mainly due to severe weather or equipment failure. If there is an intentional or unintentional drop in voltage to prevent the system from failing completely or blacking out termed as brownouts. It is done by electricity service provider or some time due to disruption of an electrical grid.
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