Power Electronics

Power Electronics : Principles and Applications

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Power Electronics; Principles and Applications guides the reader through the circuit analysis techniques in the design, analysis and fabrication of power electronics for consumer, and commercial applications as well as those unique to industrial manufacturing. Included are composite high-voltage amplifiers, power op amps, linear audio power ICs, MOSFETs used in class AB amplifiers and in power switches, switching power supplies, thyristors and thyristor control circuits. Ideal for use in ABET-accredited engineering technology programs, the book adds to the classical industrial power control a rare mix of electronics designed to deliver power to consumer and commercial loads such as audio systems, and the management of power for the explosion of hand-held devices. How a power circuit is built is as critical as the parts that are selected. Both protoboard and printed circuit board layout principles are explained with detailed, step-by-step illustrations, photographs and lots of lab practice. Microprocessors are pervasive; in garage door openers, microwave oven, refrigerators, faxes, printers, copiers, and many toys.
Power electronics are needed to follow their commands, delivering hundreds of milliamps to tens of amps to the motors, valves, heaters and lights that we use. A variety of low and high side switches, switch drivers and H bridges are illustrated. Buck, boost, flyback and line-powered switching power supplies are explained, design techniques and special purpose IC explored in detail, and practical laboratory exercises provided. Additional chapters feature circuit design simulations and lab exercises that offer practice in the design, analysis, fabrication and testing of classical industrial thyristor-based conversion and motor drive circuits.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 512 pages
  • 215.9 x 229.6 x 25.1mm | 1,097.7g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766823326
  • 9780766823327

Table of contents

Advanced Operational Amplifier Principles. Op Amp Characteristics. Voltage Follower. Noninverting Amplifier. Inverting Amplifier. Universal Analysis Technique. Composite Amplifier. Suspended Supply Amplifier. Power Electronics Circuit Layout. Mechanical and Thermal Details. Part Placement. Interconnections. Power Parameter Calculations. Common Waveforms. Average Value. Root Mean Squared Value. Power. Linear Power Amplifier Integrated Circuits. OPA548 Power Op Amp. Power Calculations. Heat Sinks. Audio Power Parameters. Low Power Audio Amplifier IC. High Power Audio Amplifier IC. Discrete Linear Power Amplifiers. Enhancement Mode MOSFETs. Class A Operation. Class B Push Pull Amplifier. Class B Amplifier with an Op Amp Driver. Paralleling MOSFETs in Linear Applications. Amplifier Protection. Reactive Loads. Power Switches. Switch Characteristics. Parallel MOSFET Switches. Low Side Switches High Side Switches. MOSFET Switch Drivers. H Bridge. Switching Power Supplies. Buck Regulator Basics. LM2595 Simple Switcher (r) Buck Regulator IC. Boost Regulators. LM2585 Simple Switcher (r) Flyback Regulator IC. Flyback Regulator Basics. Line Voltage Input. Thyristors. Thyristor Device Characteristics. Snubbing. Triggers. Proportional Power. Power Conversion and Motor Driver Applications. DC to DC Conversion. AC to DC Single and Three Phase Conversion. DC to AC Inverter. DC Motor Drives. AC Motor Drives.
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