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Overview

Since its inception, the Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering series has met with great success among both instructors and students. Designed for first and second year undergraduate courses, each text provides a concise list of objectives at the beginning of each chapter, key definitions and formulas highlighted in margin notes, and references to other texts in the series.

This volume introduces the subject of power electronics. Giving relatively little consideration to device physics, the author first discusses the major power electronic devices and their characteristics, then focuses on the systems aspects of power electronics and on the range and diversity of applications. Several case studies, covering topics from high-voltage DC transmission to the development of a controller for domestic appliances, help place the material into a practical context. Each chapter also includes a number of worked examples for reinforcement, which are in turn supported by copious illustrations and end-of-chapter exercises.

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This text for first and second year undergraduates begins with a discussion of the operational characteristics of various devices, including power semiconductors, converters, and cycloconverters, and details applications in drives, power supplies new to this second edition, and high voltage DC transmission, with treatment of harmonics and interference, and appendices on three-phase systems and Fourier analysis. The book offers b&w diagrams, problems and answers, worked examples and case studies, and margin notes. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780412571008
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/13/1995
  • Series: Tutorial Guides in Electronic Engineering Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

POWER SEMICONDUCTORS
Diode
Thyristor
Gate Turn-off Thyristor
Asymmetric Thyristor
Other Thyristor Types
Triac
Bipolar Junction Power Transistor
Power MOSFETs
Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
Heat Transfer and Cooling
Protection
Smart Power Devices
CONVERTERS
Naturally Commutated Converters
Converter Operation
Regulation
Power Factor
Transformer Rating
Converters with Discontinuous Current
Converters with Voltage Bias
DC CHOPPERS, INVERTERS, AND CYCLOCONVERTERS
Forced Commutation Circuits
Bridge Circuits
DC Choppers
Voltage-Sourced Inverter
Current-Sourced Inverter
Inverter Performance
Cycloconverters
APPLICATIONS I - DRIVES
DC Machines
Variable-Speed DC Drives
Case Study - Servo Amplifier
AC Machines
Synchronous Machine
Brushless Machines
Stepper Motors
Switched Reluctance Motor
Linear Motors
Traction Drives
Case Study - The BR Maglev System
APPLICATIONS II - POWER SUPPLIES
Switched-Mode Power Supplies
Case Study - Television Receiver Power Supply
Series-Resonant Power Supply
Uninterruptable Power Supplies
Welding Power Supplies
APPLICATIONS III
High-Voltage DC Transmission
Case Study - Cross-Channel Link
Voltage Regulation
Thyristor Circuit Breakers
Contactors
Microelectronics and Power Electronics
Case Study - Microelectronic Motor Speed Controller
HARMONICS AND INTERFERENCE
Converter Harmonics
DC System Harmonics
Inverter Harmonics
Integral Cycle Control
Harmonic Filters
Standard
Radio-Frequency Interference
APPENDIX A: Three-Phase Systems
APPENDIX B: Fourier Analysis
ANSWERS TO PROBLEMS
INDEX

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