Power Electronics Handbook

By

  • Fraidoon MAZDA, Technical Manager for Nortel Networks.

This book provides a truly practical guide to the design of power circuits, characteristics of power semiconductor designs, power components and design techniques. In the new edition the sections on power and control components have been updated, the section on EMC covers the latest standards and a new section on automobile applications has been added.It remains an invaluable source of reference for engineers and technicians, covering the design of power circuits, characteristics of power semiconductor devices, power components and design techniques.
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Audience

Practicing electronics and power electronics engineers; undergraduates on electronic engineering degrees.

 

Book information

  • Published: September 1997
  • Imprint: NEWNES
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-2926-3

Reviews

''The Power Electronics Handbook remains an invaluable source of reference for engineers and technicians.' Elektor Electronics



Table of Contents

Part 1: ComponentsPower semiconductor devicesThermal designPower semiconductor control componentsElectromagnetic compatibilityPower semiconductor circuits - a resumeStatic switchesA.C. line control convertersForced commutation techniquesD.C. to D.C. convertersD.C. link frequency changersPart 2: ApplicationsPower semiconductor circuit applicationsSmart PowerAppendix 1: List of symbolsAppendix 2: Glossary of termsBibliographyIndex