Practical Variable Speed Drives and Power Electronics

Other | June 1, 2003

byBarnes, Malcolm, Malcolm Barnes

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Typical practical applications of VSDs in process control and materials handling, such as those for pumping, ventilation, conveyers, compressors and hoists are covered in detail.

· Provides a fundamental understanding of the installation, operation and troubleshooting of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs)

· Includes practical coverage of key topics such as troubleshooting, control wiring, operating modes, braking types, automatic restart, harmonics, electrostatic discharge and EMC/EMI issues

· Essential reading for electrical engineers and those using VSDs for applications such as pumping, ventilation, conveyors and hoists in process control, materials handling and other industrial contexts

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Typical practical applications of VSDs in process control and materials handling, such as those for pumping, ventilation, conveyers, compressors and hoists are covered in detail.· Provides a fundamental understanding of the installation, operation and troubleshooting of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs)· Includes practical coverage of key t...

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* Includes practical coverage of key topics such as troubleshooting and control wiring* Readers will also gain a thorough understanding of the problems that can be introduced by VSDs* The importance of VSDs in applications such as process control and materials handling gives this title a wider audience than just electrical power engine...

Malcom Barnes is a professional engineer with over thirty-five years' experience specialising in automation, switchgear and process control equipment. He is a director of Automated Control Systems based in Perth, Western Australia. Malcom has presented numerous courses in automation and variable speed drives throughout the world.

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Format:OtherDimensions:304 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2003Publisher:NewnesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080473911

ISBN - 13:9780080473918

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Variable Speed Drives for Industrial Applications; 3-Phase AC Induction Motors; Power Electronic Converters; Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC); Protection of AC Converters and Motors; Control Systems for AC Variable Speed Drives; The Selection of AC Converters for Variable Speed Drive Applications; Installation and Commissioning of AC Variable Speed Drives; Special Topics and New Developments; Appendix A: Motor Protection - Direct Temperature Sensing; Appendix B: Current Measurement Transducers; Appendix C: Speed Measurement Transducers; Appendix D: International and National Standards; Appendix E: Glossary of Common Terms used with AC Drives; Bibliography : Recommended Additional Reading.