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Power Electronics: Switches and Converters explains the principles and practices of power electronics, electronic switches and converters with the support of illustration and worked examples, guiding the reader from theory to real-life application. Covering insights on industrial applications and practical aspects of power electronic devices and power converter systems, the book is intended for engineers, researchers and students in the field of power electronics who are interested in advanced control of power converters and the exploration of new applications of control theory.
- Includes illustrated diagrams to cover up-to-date industry applications
- Provides in-depth, worked examples that support the understanding of discussed power electronics theory and applications
- Includes end-of-chapter evaluations to reinforce the acquired knowledge
Electrical and Electronics Engineer; researchers and Master students in electrical engineering, electro mechanics, automation; Power system engineers
Part 1 Semiconductor Switches
1. Philosophy of Power Control
2. Power Diodes
3. Transistor Power Switches
6. Computer Simulations
Part 2 Power Converters
7. Uncontrolled Rectifiers with Inductive Load
8. Line-Frequency Phase-Controlled Rectifier
11. Control of Thyristors
13. Switch-Mode Power Supplies
15. Applications of Power Electronics
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- © Academic Press 2018
- 12th September 2017
- Academic Press
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Dr.ing. Jean Pollefliet is the author of several best-selling (Dutch) textbooks in Flanders and The Netherlands in the fields of Electronic Power Control, Power electronics and Process techniques and Engineering. Having spent 22 years teaching Engineering Masters degrees at Ghent engineering school, Dr. Pollefliet’s focus was on teaching automation, drive technology and motion control to industrial engineers (master degree).
University College Ghent, Ghent, Belgium
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