FEATURES/BENEFITS *NEW - Describes the new market environment of the electric utility industry. *Introduces changes in the electric utility industry structure, and describes how the restructuring will impact important aspects of power system analysis. *NEW - Emphasizes computer application and design and reflects current industry practice. *NEW - A computer-based design problem dealing with the calculations of transmission line parameters is introduced in Chapter 3 and continued in each successive chapter. *Providing readers with the opportunity to apply the tools they encounter in each chapter. *NEW - A new chapter on network matrices, their construction and manipulation. *This chapter introduces efficient computational techniques to analyze large power systems. *NEW - Many additional worked-out examples and problems - Includes several problems which can be solved using MATLAB. *Giving the reader clear illustrations of key issues and provides them with methods to solve complex problems. *Clearly stated objectives and explanation of material without sacrificing necessary rigor and understanding.