Power Electronics Handbook: Devices, Circuits and Applications

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Academic Press, Jul 19, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 1192 pages
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Power electronics, which is a rapidly growing area in terms of research and applications, uses modern electronics technology to convert electric power from one form to another, such as ac-dc, dc-dc, dc-ac, and ac-ac with a variable output magnitude and frequency. Power electronics has many applications in our every day life such as air-conditioners, electric cars, sub-way trains, motor drives, renewable energy sources and power supplies for computers. This book covers all aspects of switching devices, converter circuit topologies, control techniques, analytical methods and some examples of their applications.

* 25% new content
* Reorganized and revised into 8 sections comprising 43 chapters
* Coverage of numerous applications, including uninterruptable power supplies and automotive electrical systems
* New content in power generation and distribution, including solar power, fuel cells, wind turbines, and flexible transmission
 

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Contents

Chapter 23 Power Supplies
593
Chapter 24 Uninterruptible Power Supplies
619
Chapter 25 Automotive Applications of Power Electronics
635
Chapter 26 Solar Power Conversion
661
Chapter 27 Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Sources
673
Chapter 28 Fuelcell Power Electronics for Distributed Generation
717
Chapter 29 Wind Turbine Applications
737
Chapter 30 HVDC Transmission
769

Chapter 9 Static Induction Devices
133
Chapter 10 Diode Rectiers
145
Chapter 11 Singlephase Controlled Rectifiers
179
Chapter 12 Threephase Controlled Rectifiers
201
Chapter 13 DCDC Converters
245
Chapter 14 DCDC Conversion Technique and Twelve Series Luoconverters
261
Chapter 15 Inverters
353
Chapter 16 Resonant and Softswitching Converters
405
Chapter 17 Multilevel Power Converters
451
Chapter 18 ACAC Converters
483
Chapter 19 Power Factor Correction Circuits
517
Chapter 20 Gate Drive Circuitry for Power Converters
543
Chapter 21 Power Electronics in Capacitor Charging Applications
559
Chapter 22 Electronic Ballasts
565
Chapter 31 Flexible AC Transmission Systems
797
Chapter 32 Drives Types and Specifications
823
Chapter 33 Motor Drives
857
Chapter 34 Control Methods for Switching Power Converters
935
Chapter 35 Fuzzy Logic in Electric Drives
999
Chapter 36 Artificial Neural Network Applications in Power Electronics and Electrical Drives
1015
Chapter 37 DSPbased Control of Variable Speed Drives
1031
Chapter 38 Power Quality
1053
Chapter 39 Active Filters
1067
Chapter 40 EMI Effects of Power Converters
1103
Chapter 41 Computer Simulation of Power Electronics and Motor Drives
1121
Chapter 42 Packaging and Smart Power Systems
1147
Index
1159
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Dr. Rashid is an internationally recognized teacher, author, and researcher in Power and Energy. He is a registered professional engineer in Canada, a Fellow of the IEE, and has won the IEEE Outstanding Engineer award. Rashid is also a member of the U.S. engineering accreditation team, ABET.

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