Power electronics: converters, applications, and design

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Wiley India Pvt. Limited, Jan 1, 2007 - 824 pages
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Market_Desc: · Electrical Engineering Students · Electrical Engineering Instructors· Power Electronics Engineers

Special Features: · 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

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.

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This is a very nice book and concepts are explained in lucid language with clear diagrams and waveforms.

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