Power Electronics and Motor Drives: Advances and Trends

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Elsevier, Jul 8, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 936 pages
Power electronics is an area of extremely important and rapidly changing technology. Technological advancements in the area contribute to performance improvement and cost reduction, with applications proliferating in industrial, commercial, residential, military and aerospace environments. This book is meant to help engineers operating in all these areas to stay up-to-date on the most recent advances in the field, as well as to be a vehicle for clarifying increasingly complex theories and mathematics. This book will be a cost-effective and convenient way for engineers to get up-to-speed on the latest trends in power electronics. The reader will obtain the same level of informative instruction as they would if attending an IEEE course or a training session, but without ever leaving the office or living room! The author is in an excellent position to offer this instruction as he teaches many such courses.
  • Self-learning advanced tutorial, falling between a traditional textbook and a professional reference.
  • Almost every page features either a detailed figure or a bulleted chart, accompanied by clear descriptive explanatory text.


Chapter 1 Introduction and Perspective
Chapter 2 Power Semiconductor Devices
Chapter 3 PhaseControlled Converters and Cycloconverters
Chapter 4 VoltageFed Converters and PWM Techniques
Chapter 5 CurrentFed Converters
Chapter 6 Electrical Machines for VariableSpeed Drives
Chapter 7 Induction Motor Drives
Chapter 8 Synchronous Motor Drives
Chapter 9 Computer Simulation and Digital Control
Chapter 10 Fuzzy Logic and Applications
Chapter 11 Neural Network and Applications
Chapter 12 Some Questions and Answers

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Dr. Bimal K. Bose (Life Fellow, IEEE) is currently Emeritus Professor in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he has been Endowed Chair Professor (Condra Chair of Excellence) from 1987-2003. Prior to this, he was a research engineer at General Electric Corporate Research and Development (now GE Global Research Center), and faculty member at various universities. He has authored or edited eight books, published more than 200 papers, and holds 21 U.S. patents. He is a recipient of a number of awards and honors that include the IEEE Power Electronics Society William E. Newell Award and the IEEE Millennium Medal. He is Member of the US National Academy of Engineering.

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