Publisher : Wiley-IEEE Press
ISBN-10 : 1119506115
ISBN-13 : 978-1119506119
The new edition of the leading single-volume resource on designing, operating, and managing mission critical infrastructure
Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment provides in-depth coverage of operating, managing, and maintaining power quality and emergency power systems in mission critical facilities. This extensively revised third edition provides invaluable insight into the mission critical environment, helping professionals and students alike understand how to sustain continuous functionality, minimize the occurrence of costly unexpected downtime, and guard against power disturbances that can damage any organization's daily operations.
Bridging engineering, operations, technology, and training, this comprehensive volume covers each component of specialized systems used in mission critical infrastructures worldwide. Throughout the text, readers are provided the up-to-date information necessary to design and analyze mission critical systems, reduce risk, comply with current policies and regulations, and maintain an appropriate level of reliability based on a facility's risk tolerance. Topics include safety, fire protection, energy security, and the myriad challenges and issues facing industry engineers today. Emphasizing business resiliency, data center efficiency, cyber security, and green power technology, this important volume:
•Features new and updated content throughout, including new chapters on energy security and on integrating cleaner and more efficient energy into mission critical applications
•Defines power quality terminology and explains the causes and effects of power disturbances
•Provides in-depth explanations of each component of mission critical systems, including standby generators, raised access floors, automatic transfer switches, uninterruptible power supplies, and data center cooling and fuel systems
•Contains in-depth discussion of the evolution and future of the mission critical facilities industry
•Includes PowerPoint presentations with voiceovers and a digital/video library of information relevant to the mission critical industry
Maintaining Mission Critical Systems in a 24/7 Environment is a must-read reference and training guide for architects, property managers, building engineers, IT professionals, data center personnel, electrical & mechanical technicians, students, and others involved with all types of mission critical equipment.