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.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction and Perspective
1
Chapter 2 Power Semiconductor Devices
25
Chapter 3 PhaseControlled Converters and Cycloconverters
73
Chapter 4 VoltageFed Converters and PWM Techniques
155
Chapter 5 CurrentFed Converters
281
Chapter 6 Electrical Machines for VariableSpeed Drives
325
Chapter 7 Induction Motor Drives
391
Chapter 8 Synchronous Motor Drives
477
Chapter 9 Computer Simulation and Digital Control
579
Chapter 10 Fuzzy Logic and Applications
649
Chapter 11 Neural Network and Applications
731
Chapter 12 Some Questions and Answers
851
Index
901
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About the author (2010)

Dr. Bimal K. Bose (Life Fellow, IEEE) has held the Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, since 1987. Prior to this, he was a research engineer at General Electric Corporate Research and Development (now GE Global Research Center), faculty member at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and faculty member of Bengal Engineering and Science University (formerly Bengal Engineering College) for 11 years. He has done extensive research in power electronics and motor drive areas, including application of expert systems, fuzzy logic, and neural networks to power electronic systems. He has authored or edited seven books, published more than 190 papers, and holds 21 U.S. patents. He has given invited presentations, tutorials, and keynote addresses throughout the world. 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.

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