Power Electronics 3rd Edition


  • Author: Ned Mohan , Willim P Robbins , Tore M Underland
  • Publisher: Wiley India
  • ISBN-13: 9788126510900
  • Pages: 824
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Year of Pub / Reprint Year: 2010


About The Book

The text includes cohesive presentation of power electronics fundamentals for applications and design in the power range of 500 kW or less. It describes a variety of practical and emerging power electronic converters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices. Topics included in this book are an expanded discussion of diode rectifiers and thyristor converters as well as chapters on heat sinks, magnetic components which present a step-by-step design approach and a computer simulation of power electronics which introduces numerical techniques and commonly used simulation packages such as PSpice, MATLAB and EMTP.

Table Of Contents

Part I Introduction
·    Power Electronic Systems
·    Overview of Power Semiconductor Switches
·    Review of Basic Electrical and Magnetic Circuit Concepts
·    Computer Simulation of Power Electronic Converters and Systems

Part II Generic Power Electronic Circuits
·    Line-Frequency Diode Rectifiers: Line-Frequency ac Uncontrolled dc.
·    Line-Frequency Phase-Controlled Rectifiers and Inverters: Line-Frequency ac Controlled dc
·    dc-dc Switch-Mode Converters
·    Switch-Mode dc-ac Inverters: dc Sinusoidal ac
·    Resonant Converters: Zero-Voltage and/or Zero-Current Switchings
Part III Power Supply Applications
·    Switching dc Power Supplies
·    Power Conditioners and Uninterruptible Power Supplies
Part IV Motor Drive Applications
·    Introduction to Motor Drives
·    dc Motor Drives
·    Induction Motor Drives
·    Synchronous Motor Drives
Part V Other Applications
·    Residential and Industrial Applications
·    Electric Utility Applications
·    Optimizing the Utility Interface with Power Electronic Systems
Part VI Semiconductor Devices
·    Basic Semiconductor Physics
·    Power Diodes
·    Bipolar Junction Transistors
·    Power MOSFETs
·    Thyristors
·    Gate Turn-Off Thyristors
·    Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors
·    Emerging Devices and Circuits
Part VII Practical Converter Design Considerations
·    Snubber Circuits
·    Gate and Base Drive Circuits
·    Component Temperature Control and Heat Sinks
·    Design of Magnetic Components


About The Authors

Ned Mohan is the Oscar A. Schott Professor of Power Electronics at the University of Minnesota, He has numerous patents and publications in this field. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Tore M. Undeland is a professor in Power Electronics in the Faculty of Information Technology, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. He is also a scientific advisor to the SINTEF Energy Research.

William P. Robbins is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he was a research engineer at the Boeing Company.