Power Electronics Handbook

Power Electronics Handbook

5th Edition - October 1, 2023

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  • Editor: Muhammad Rashid
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323992169

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Power Electronics Handbook, Fifth Edition delivers an expert guide to power electronics and their applications. The book examines the foundations of power electronics, power semiconductor devices, and power converters, before reviewing a constellation of modern applications. Comprehensively updated throughout, this new edition features new sections addressing current practices for renewable energy storage, transmission, integration, and operation, as well as smart-grid security, intelligent energy, artificial intelligence, and machine learning applications applied to power electronics, and autonomous and electric vehicles. This handbook is aimed at practitioners and researchers undertaking projects requiring specialist design, analysis, installation, commissioning, and maintenance services.

Key Features

  • Provides a fully comprehensive work addressing each aspect of power electronics in painstaking depth
  • Delivers a methodical technical presentation in over 1500 pages
  • Includes 50+ contributions prepared by leading experts
  • Offers practical support and guidance with detailed examples and applications for lab and field experimentation
  • Includes new technical sections on smart-grid security and intelligent energy, artificial intelligence, and machine learning applications applied to power electronics and autonomous and electric vehicles
  • Features new chapter level templates and a narrative progression to facilitate understanding


Practicing electrical engineers involved in the operation, design and analysis of power electronics equipment and motor drives, students in electrical and systems engineering, focused on power electronics, Power Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, and Industrial Engineers, 1st year PhD students and similar early career researchers working on electrical and systems engineering, focusing on power electronics and power processing with application potential

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    2. Semiconductor Diodes and Transistors 15
    3. Thyristors
    4. Static Induction Devices
    5. SiC and GaN Power Semiconductor Devices
    6. Power Electronic Modules
    7. Diode Rectifiers
    8. Single-Phase Controlled Rectifiers
    9. Three-Phase Controlled Rectifiers
    10. DC-DC Converters
    11. Inverters
    12. Resonant and Soft-switching Converters
    13. Multilevel Power Converters
    14. AC-AC Converters
    15. Multiphase Converters
    16. Power Factor Correction Circuits
    17. Magnetic Circuit Design for Power Electronics
    18. Solid-State Pulsed Power Modulators and Capacitor Charging Applications
    19. Uninterruptible Power Supplies
    20. Power Supplies
    21. Electronic Ballasts
    22. Wireless Power Transfer
    23. Photovoltaic System Conversion
    24. Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Sources
    25. Electric Power Transmission
    26. HVDC Transmission
    27. Flexible AC Transmission Systems
    28. Power Electronics for Wave Energy
    29. Power Electronics for Distributed Energy
    30. Power Electronics in Smart-Grid
    31. Power Grid Resilience
    32. Drive Types and Specifications
    33. Electric Motor Drives
    34. Power Electronics in Transportation
    35. Linear and Nonlinear Control of Switching Power Converters
    36. Fuzzy-Logic Applications in Electric Drives and Power Electronics
    37. DSP-Based Control of Variable Speed Drives
    38. Predictive Control of Power Electronic Converters
    39. Active Power Filters
    40. EMI Effects of Power Converters
    41. Power Electronics Standards
    42. Computer Simulation of Power Electronics and Motor Drives
    43. Design for Reliability of Power Electronic Systems
    44. Thermal Modeling and Analysis of Power Electronic Components and Systems

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1500
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 2023
  • Published: October 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323992169

About the Editor

Muhammad Rashid

Muhammad H. Rashid is an internationally recognized teacher, author, and researcher in Power and Energy. He has published 108 documents indexed by Scopus and has authored or edited numerous books by Academic Press, Pearson, Prentice-Hall and Cengage. Rashid is listed among the top 2% of scientists in a 2018 global list compiled by Stanford University and in the top 1% of the 87,611 scientists in his field of electronics and electrical engineering in the study. He is an IEEE Life Fellow and a fellow of IET.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Florida Polytechnic University, USA

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