Power Electronics, 2nd Edition

Power Electronics, 2nd Edition

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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.carry on board the necessary I/O for both control and status information, isolation, required intelligence and logic, protection, packaged ... Applications for custom integrated circuits include the production of the switching sequence for stepper motors or the generation of ... to 2000 V. Features of particular interest are the provision of a soft-start facility, of particularly importance with belt drives to ensure thatanbsp;...

Title:Power Electronics, 2nd Edition
Author:David Allan Bradley
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-10-13


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