Power Electronics Handbook by Muhammad H. Rashid

Power Electronics Handbook

byMuhammad H. Rashid

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Power Electronics Handbook, Fourth Edition,brings together over 100 years of combined experience in the specialist areas of power engineering to offer a fully revised and updated expert guide to total power solutions. Designed to provide the best technical and most commercially viable solutions available, this handbook undertakes any or all aspects of a project requiring specialist design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services.

Comprising a complete revision throughout and enhanced chapters on semiconductor diodes and transistors and thyristors, this volume includes renewable resource content useful for the new generation of engineering professionals. This market leading reference has new chapters covering electric traction theory and motors and wide band gap (WBG) materials and devices. With this book in hand, engineers will be able to execute design, analysis and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to the business policies and product/program requirements.

  • Includes a list of leading international academic and professional contributors
  • Offers practical concepts and developments for laboratory test plans
  • Includes new technical chapters on electric vehicle charging and traction theory and motors
  • Includes renewable resource content useful for the new generation of engineering professionals

About The Author

Muhammad H. Rashid is employed by the Florida Polytechnic University as a Professor of Electrical Engineering. Previously he was employed by the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida as a professor of electrical and computer engineering. He was also employed by the University of Florida as Professor and Director of UF/UWF Join...
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Title:Power Electronics HandbookFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1218 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012811407X

ISBN - 13:9780128114070

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Power Electronics

Section 1: Power Electronics Devices 2. Semiconductor Diodes and Transistors 3. Silicon Controlled Rectifies (Thyristors) 4. Static Induction Devices 5. Wide Band-Gap Materials and Power Semiconductor Devices 6. Power Electronic Modules

Section 2: Power Conversion 7. Diode Rectifiers 8. Single-phase Controlled Rectifiers 9. Three-phase Controlled Rectifiers 10. DC-DC Converters 11. Inverters 12. Resonant and Soft-switching Converters 13. Multilevel Power Converters 14. AC-AC Converters 15. High-Frequency Inverters 16. Multi-Phase Converters 17. Power Factor Correction Circuits 18. Gate Drive Circuitry for Power Converters 19. High Frequency Magnetic Circuit Design for Power Electronics

Section 3: General Applications 20. Solid State Pulsed Power and Capacitor Charging Applications 21. Uninterruptible Power Supplies 22. Power Supplies 23. Electronic Ballasts 24. Wireless Power Transfer

Section 4: Power Generation and Distribution 25. Energy Sources 26. Photovoltaic System Conversion 27. Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Sources 28. Wind Turbine Applications 29. Electric Power Transmission 30. HVDC Transmission 31. Flexible AC Transmission Systems 32. Energy Storage

Section 5: Motor Drives 33. Drive Types and Specifications 34. Motor Drives 35. Power Electronics for Electric Propulsion 36. Automotive Applications of Power Electronics 37. Fuel Cell Systems for Transportation 38. Electric Vehicle Charging - Inductive and capacitive Battery Charging

Section 6: Control 39. Linear and Nonlinear Control of Switching Power Converters 40. Fuzzy Logic Applications in Electrical Drives and Power Electronics 41. Artificial Neural Network Applications in Power Electronics and Electrical Drives 42. Novel AI-Based Soft Computing Applications in Motor Drives 43. DSP-based Control of Variable Speed Drives 44. Predictive Control of Power Converters

Section 7: Power Quality and EMI Issues 45. Power Quality 46. Active Filters 47. EMI Effects of Power Converters 48. Power Electronics Standards

Section 8: Simulation and Packaging 49. Computer Simulation of Power Electronics and Motor Drives 50. Advanced Power Electronics Packaging 51. Design for Reliability of Power Electronic Systems 52. Thermal Modeling and Analysis of Power Electronic Component and Systems