Handbook of Automotive Power Electronics and Motor Drives

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Ali Emadi
CRC Press, Dec 19, 2017 - Technology & Engineering - 736 pages
Initially, the only electric loads encountered in an automobile were for lighting and the starter motor. Today, demands on performance, safety, emissions, comfort, convenience, entertainment, and communications have seen the working-in of seemingly innumerable advanced electronic devices. Consequently, vehicle electric systems require larger capacities and more complex configurations to deal with these demands. Covering applications in conventional, hybrid-electric, and electric vehicles, the Handbook of Automotive Power Electronics and Motor Drives provides a comprehensive reference for automotive electrical systems.

This authoritative handbook features contributions from an outstanding international panel of experts from industry and academia, highlighting existing and emerging technologies. Divided into five parts, the Handbook of Automotive Power Electronics and Motor Drives offers an overview of automotive power systems, discusses semiconductor devices, sensors, and other components, explains different power electronic converters, examines electric machines and associated drives, and details various advanced electrical loads as well as battery technology for automobile applications.

As we seek to answer the call for safer, more efficient, and lower-emission vehicles from regulators and consumer insistence on better performance, comfort, and entertainment, the technologies outlined in this book are vital for engineering advanced vehicles that will satisfy these criteria.

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I definitely named this book as the mother of all books in automotive field. It is a great book undoubtedly and i read every page of this book. As i read some other books of power electronics from recent publication i think a revised publication of this book is very necessary.
At first i thought to write a summarized edition of this book but i realized something massive like this book is very necessary. There is no short-cut of success and if one can complete this book thoroughly i think he will get a strong foundation surely !
The amazing thing is there is not a single chapter is written by the Mr. writer !

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I bought this at the start of my research work on fuel cell electronics design.
Really well structured book, eventhough pretty big on volume(704 pages !!), I could find what I need from this book
just in 1 day. pretty good description on Automotive Power Electronics Converters, and comparision among them.
A must if you are working on automotive power systems.

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