Description

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.

Key Features

Written by a practicing electronics engineer for practicing engineers Mathematics is kept to a minimum More up-to-date than the competition

Readership

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

Table of Contents

Part 1: Components Power semiconductor devices Thermal design Power semiconductor control components Electromagnetic compatibility Power semiconductor circuits - a resume Static switches A.C. line control converters Forced commutation techniques D.C. to D.C. converters D.C. link frequency changers Part 2: Applications Power semiconductor circuit applications Smart Power Appendix 1: List of symbols Appendix 2: Glossary of terms Bibliography Index

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
eBook ISBN:
9780080545622
Print ISBN:
9780750629263

About the author

Fraidoon MAZDA

Affiliations and Expertise

Technical Manager for Nortel Networks.

Reviews

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