Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-09-23
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

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Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics, Third Edition combines the traditional areas of electric machinery with the latest in modern control and power electronics. Multi-machine systems, brushless motors, and switched reluctance motors are covered, as well as constant flux and constant current operation of induction motors. Additional material is included on new solid state devices such as Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors and MOS-Controlled Thyristors.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Magnetic Circuits

1.1 Magnetic Circuits

1.2 Hysteresis

1.3 Sinusoidal Excitation

1.4 Permanent Magnet


Chapter 2: Transformers

2.1 Ideal Transformer

2.2 Practical Transformer

2.3 Voltage Regulation

2.4 Efficiency

2.5 Autotransformer

2.6 Three-Phase Transformers

2.7 Harmonics In Three-Phase Transformer Banks

2.8 Per-Unit (Pu) System


Chapter 3: Electromechanical Energy Conversion

3.1 Energy Conversion Process

3.2 Field Energy

3.3 Mechanical Force In The Electromagnetic System

3.4 Rotating Machines

3.5 Cylindrical Machines


Chapter 4: DC Machines

4.1 Electromagnetic Conversion

4.2 Dc Machines

4.3 Dc Generators

4.4 Dc Motors

4.5 Speed Control

4.6 Permanent Magnet Dc (Pmdc) Motors

4.7 Printed Circuit Board (Pcb) Motors


Chapter 5: Induction (Asynchronous) Machines

5.1 Constructional Features

5.2 Rotating Magnetic Field

5.3 Induced Voltages

5.4 Polyphase Induction Machine

5.5 Three Modes Of Operation

5.6 Inverted Induction Machine

5.7 Equivalent Circuit Model

5.8 No-Load Test, Blocked-Rotor Test, And Equivalent Circuit Parameters

5.9 Performance Characteristics

5.10 Power Flow In Three Modes Of Operation

5.11 Effects Of Rotor Resistance

5.12 Classes Of Squirrel-Cage Motors

5.13 Speed Control

5.14 Starting Of Induction Motors

5.15 Time And Space Harmonics

5.16 Linear Induction Motor (Lim)


Chapter 6: Synchronous Machines

6.1 Construction Of Three-Phase Synchronous Machines

6.2 Synchronous Generators

6.3 Synchronous Motors

6.4 Equivalent Circuit Model

6.5 Power And Torque Characteristics

6.6 Capability Curves

6.7 Power Factor Control

6.8 Independent Generators

6.9 Salient Pole Synchronous Machines

6.10 Speed Control Of Synchronous Motors

6.11 Applications

6.12 Linear Synchronous Motor (Lsm)

6.13 Brushless Dc (Bldc) Motors

6.14 Switched Reluctance Motors (Srm)

6.15 Sensorless Drive Systems


Chapter 7: Single-Phase Motors

7.1 Single-Phase Induction Motors

7.2 Starting Winding Design

7.3 Equivalent Circuit Of A Capacitor-Run Motor

7.4 Single-Phase Series (Universal) Motors

7.5 Single-Phase Synchronous Motors

7.6 Speed Control


Chapter 8: Special Machines

8.1 Servomotors

8.2 Synchros

8.3 Stepper Motors


Chapter 9: Transients And Dynamics

9.1 DC Machines

9.2 Synchronous Machines

9.3 Induction Machines

9.4 Transformer; Transient Inrush Current


Chapter 10: Power Semiconductor Converters

10.1 Power Semiconductor Devices

10.2 Controlled Rectifiers

10.3 AC Voltage Controllers

10.4 Choppers

10.5 Inverters

10.6 Cycloconverters

10.7 Neutral Point Clamped (Npc) Multilevel Inverters

10.8 DC Power Supply Using Buck Converter Configuration

10.9 Power Supply In Computers


Chapter 11: Wind Energy Systems

11.1 Wind Energy Systems

11.2 References

Appendix A: Windings

A.1 Mmf Distribution

A.2 Induced Voltages

A.3 Winding Arrangement

A.4 Space Harmonics And Winding Factors

A.5 Time Harmonic Voltages


Appendix B: Balanced Three-Phase Circuits

B.1 Single-Phase Circuits

B.2 Balanced Three-Phase Circuits

B.3 Balanced Three-Phase Load

B.4 Transformation Of Load

B.5 Per-Phase Equivalent Circuit

B.6 Three-Phase Power Measurement

Appendix C: Units And Constants

C.1 Units

C.2 Constants

Appendix D: Laplace Transforms

Appendix E: Answers To Some Problems


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