Foundations Of Electric Power

Paperback | December 17, 1998

byJ.r. Cogdell

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Provides detailed, clear explanations of the fundamentals of electrical engineering, keeping readers focused on the basics. Maintains a strong emphasis on vocabulary throughout, encouraging further thought and communication based on chapter discussions. This book carefully explores the unifying themes of Electrical Engineering, maintaining a low level of detail and abstract theory. Topics include: Electric Power Systems, The Physical Basis of Electromechanics, Magnetic Structures and Electrical Transformers, The Synchronous Machine, Induction Motors, Direct-Current Motors, Power Electronic Systems.

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Provides detailed, clear explanations of the fundamentals of electrical engineering, keeping readers focused on the basics. Maintains a strong emphasis on vocabulary throughout, encouraging further thought and communication based on chapter discussions. This book carefully explores the unifying themes of Electrical Engineering, m...

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Extracted from the highly successful Foundations of Electrical Engineering by the same author, this work presents the fundamentals of electric power systems for all engineering students. The emphasis falls on the principles and characteristics of electric motors in steady-state and system applications. The presentation assumes knowle...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:362 pages, 9 × 7.4 × 0.8 inPublished:December 17, 1998Publisher:Pearson Education

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ISBN - 10:0139077677

ISBN - 13:9780139077678

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Table of Contents



1. Electric Power Systems.

Three-Phase Power. Power Distribution Systems. Introduction to Electric Motors.



2. The Physical Basis of Electromechanics.

Electric Forces and Electric Fields. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields. Dynamic Magnetic Systems.



3. Magnetic Structures and Electrical Transformers.

Analysis of Magnetic Structures. Electrical Transformers. Forces in Magnetic Systems.



4. The Synchronous Machine.

Flux and Torque in Cylindrical Magnetic Structures. Rotating Magnetic Flux for AC Motors. Synchronous Generator Principles and Characteristics. Characteristics of the Synchronous Motor.



5. Induction Motors.

Induction Motor Principles. Equivalent Circuits for Three-Phase Induction Motors. Single-Phase Induction Motors.



6. Direct-Current Motors.

Principles of DC Machines. Characteristics of DC Motors. Dynamic Response of DC Motors.



7. Power Electronic Systems.

Introduction to Power Electronics. DC Motor Controllers. AC Motor Controllers.



Appendix A. Linear Systems.