Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design

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Wiley, Jun 14, 1989 - Technology & Engineering - 667 pages
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This comprehensive text describes a wide variety of practical and emerging power electronic coverters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices. Presents fundamentals of converter design and addresses the interactions among the utility source, power electronic converters, and the load. Describes terminal characteristics of power semiconductor devices, shows how to optimize the interface of power electronics equipment, and includes unique coverage of resonant converters, switching power supplies, and motor drives. Contains many examples and problems.

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Ned Mohan is the Oscar A. Schott Professor of Power Electronics at the University of Minnesota, He has numerous patents and publications in this field. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Tore M. Undeland is a professor in Power Electronics in the Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. He is also a scientific advisor to the SINTEF Energy Research.
William P. Robbins is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he was a research engineer at the Boeing Company.

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