The essence of power electronics (paper)


Language: Anglais
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232 p. · 23.5x17.8 cm · Paperback
An introductory text in power electronics for students in electronic engineering, approaching the subject from the low power end of the spectrum. After a detailed review of the background technology of power electronics, the rest of the book examines techniques and applications, particularly high frequency switching techniques for power conversion. Includes self-assessment questions and exercises and answers, worked examples, case studies, and full listings for computer simulation examples using PSpice.
List of symbols
1. Semiconductor devices
2. Thermal management
3. Magnetic components
4. Rectification and smoothing
5. D.C. linear regulators
6. Control of power by switching
7. Switching converters
8. Switch-mode power supplies
9. Controlled rectification
10. Power inversion
11. Drives for small electric motors
12. Audio-frequency power amplifiers
App. 1. SPICE listings
App. 2. Answers to self-assessment questions