About the Book :
The text includes cohesive presentation of power electronics fundamentals for applications and design in the power range of 500 kW or less. It describes a variety of practical and emerging power electronic converters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices. Topics included in this book are an expanded discussion of diode rectifiers and thyristor converters as well as chapters on heat sinks, magnetic components which present a step-by-step design approach and a computer simulation of power electronics which introduces numerical techniques and commonly used simulation packages such as PSpice, MATLAB and EMTP.
About the Author :
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.
Interesting Facts :
Easy to follow step-by-step in depth treatment of all the theory.Computer simulation chapter describes the role of computer simulations in power electronics. Examples and problems based on Pspice and MATLAB are included.Introductory chapter offers a review of basic electrical and magnetic circuit concepts.A new CD-ROM contains the following:Over 100 of new problems of varying degrees of difficulty for homework assignments and self-learning.PSpice-based simulation examples, which illustrate basic concepts and help in design of converters.A newly-developed magnetic component design program that demonstrates design trade-offs.PowerPoint-based slides, which will improve the learning experience and the ease of using the book
Part I IntroductionPower Electronic SystemsOverview of Power Semiconductor SwitchesReview of Basic Electrical and Magnetic Circuit ConceptsComputer Simulation of Power Electronic Converters and SystemsPart II Generic Power Electronic CircuitsLine-Frequency Diode Rectifiers: Line-Frequency ac Uncontrolled dc.Line-Frequency Phase-Controlled Rectifiers and Inverters: Line-Frequency ac Controlled dcdc-dc Switch-Mode ConvertersSwitch-Mode dc-ac Inverters: dc Sinusoidal acResonant Converters: Zero-Voltage and/or Zero-Current SwitchingsPart III Power Supply ApplicationsSwitching dc Power SuppliesPower Conditioners and Uninterruptible Power SuppliesPart IV Motor Drive ApplicationsIntroduction to Motor Drivesdc Motor DrivesInduction Motor DrivesSynchronous Motor DrivesPart V Other ApplicationsResidential and Industrial ApplicationsElectric Utility ApplicationsOptimizing the Utility Interface with Power Electronic SystemsPart VI Semiconductor DevicesBasic Semiconductor PhysicsPower DiodesBipolar Junction TransistorsPower MOSFETsThyristorsGate Turn-Off ThyristorsInsulated Gate Bipolar TransistorsEmerging Devices and CircuitsPart VII Practical Converter Design ConsiderationsSnubber CircuitsGate and Base Drive CircuitsComponent Temperature Control and Heat SinksDesign of Magnetic ComponentsIndex