Electrical Machines, Drives, and Power Systems

Electrical Machines, Drives, and Power Systems

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For one-semester, undergraduate-level courses in Motor Controls, Electric Machines, Power Electronics, and Electric Power. This best-selling text employs a theoretical, practical, multidisciplinary approach to provide introductory students with a broad understanding of modern electric power. The scope of the book reflects the rapid changes that have occurred in power technology over the past few years--allowing the entrance of power electronics into every facet of industrial drives, and expanding the field to open more career opportunities.show more

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  • Hardback | 886 pages
  • 174.2 x 298.7 x 37.6mm | 1,533.16g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 5th Revised United States ed
  • line drawings, index
  • 0130930830
  • 9780130930835

Table of contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Units. 2. Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism and Circuits. 3. Fundamentals of Mechanics and Heat. II. ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND TRANSFORMERS. 4. Direct-Current Generators. 5. Direct-Current Motors. 6. Efficiency and Heating of Electrical Machines. 7. Active, Reactive, and Apparent Power. 8. Three-Phase Circuits. 9. The Ideal Transformer. 10. Practical Transformers. 11. Special Transformers. 12. Three-Phase Transformers. 13. Three-Phase Induction Motors. 14. Selection and Application of Three-Phase Induction Motors. 15. Equivalent Circuit of the Induction Motor. 16. Synchronous Generators. 17. Synchronous Motors. 18. Single-Phase Motors. 19. Stepper Motors. III. ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC DRIVES. 20. Basics of Industrial Motor Control. 21. Fundamental Elements of Power Electronics. 22. Electronic Control of Direct-Current Motors. 23. Electronic Control of Alternating Current Motors. IV. ELECTRIC UTILITY POWER SYSTEMS. 24. Generation of Electrical Energy. 25. Transmission of Electrical Energy. 26. Distribution of Electrical Energy. 27. The Cost of Electricity. 28. Direct-Current Transmission. 29. Transmission and Distribution Solid-State Controllers. 30. Harmonics. 30. Programmable Logic Controllers. References. Appendix. Answers to Problems. Answers to Industrial Application Problems. Problems. Index.show more

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