Electric Motor Control: DC, AC, and BLDC Motors

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Elsevier, May 9, 2017 - Science - 438 pages
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Electric Motor Control: DC, AC, and BLDC Motors introduces practical drive techniques of electric motors to enable stable and efficient control of many application systems, also covering basic principles of high-performance motor control techniques, driving methods, control theories and power converters.

Electric motor drive systems play a critical role in home appliances, motor vehicles, robotics, aerospace and transportation, heating ventilating and cooling equipment’s, robotics, industrial machinery and other commercial applications.

The book provides engineers with drive techniques that will help them develop motor drive system for their applications.

  • Includes practical solutions and control techniques for industrial motor drive applications currently in use
  • Contains MATLAB/Simulink simulation files
  • Enables engineers to understand the applications and advantages of electric motor drive systems

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Not even done with first chapter and found 2 mistakes (Eq. 1.6 is a doozy!). I'm glad I just read the sample.


1 Fundamentals of electric motors
2 Control of direct current motors
synchronous motor and induction motor
4 Modeling of alternating current motors and reference frame theory
5 Vector control of alternating current motors
6 Current regulators of alternating current motors
7 Pulse width modulation inverters
8 Highspeed operation of alternating current motors
9 Speed estimation and sensorless control of alternating current motors
10 Brushless direct current motors
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Sang-Hoon Kim has taught in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, at Kangwon National University, South Korea, since 1997. He previously worked for Daewoo Heavy Industries Ltd., and was involved in the development of propulsion systems for rolling stock, as well as contributing to the development of the first fully designed Korean traction system for the subway.

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