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.
Written by a practicing electronics engineer for practicing engineers
Mathematics is kept to a minimum
More up-to-date than the competition
Practicing electronics and power electronics engineers; undergraduates on electronic engineering degrees.
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
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- © Newnes 1998
- 4th September 1997
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Technical Manager for Nortel Networks.
''The Power Electronics Handbook remains an invaluable source of reference for engineers and technicians.' Elektor Electronics