Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems: Pearson New International Edition

Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems: Pearson New International Edition

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For 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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  • Paperback | 936 pages
  • 214 x 276 x 30mm | 1,559.98g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 1292024585
  • 9781292024585
  • 417,700

Table of contents

Part I: FUNDAMENTALS. 1. Units. 2. Fundamentals of Electricity, Magnetism and Circuits. 3. Fundamentals of Mechanics and Heat. Part 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 Machines. 15. Equivalent Circuit of the Induction Motor. 16. Synchronous Generators. 17. Synchronous Motors. 18. Single-Phase Motors. 19. Stepper Motors. Part 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. Part 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. References. Appendix A: Conversion Charts. Appendix B: Properties of Insulating Materials. Appendix C: Properties of Conductors and Insulators. Appendix D: Properties of Round Copper Conductors. Answers to Problems. Answers to Industrial Application Problems. Problems. Index.show more

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