Power Electronics: Switches and Converters, 1st Edition

  • Jean Pollefliet
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  • ISBN-10: 0128146443
  • ISBN-13: 9780128146446
  • DDC: 621.317
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 544 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released June 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This text 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Principal Symbols.
Semiconductor Switches.
1: The Philosophy of Power Control.
2: Power Diodes.
3: Transistor Power Switches.
4: Thyristors.
5: Notes.
6: Computer Simulations.
Electronic Power Converters.
7: Inductively Loaded Rectifiers.
8: Controlled Rectifiers.
9: Ac-Controllers.
10: Cycloconverters.
11: Control of Thyristors.
12: Choppers.
13: Switch-Mode Power Supplies.
14: Inverters.
15: Applications of Power Electronics.
Evaluation : Solutions.