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Author Pollefliet, Jean, 1937- author.

Title Power electronics. Volume 1, Switches and converters / Jean Pollefliet
Published London : Academic Press, 2018
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Contents Front Cover ; Power Electronics: Volume 1 : Switches and Converters ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Preface ; Table of Contents ; Principal Symbols ; Part 1: Semiconductor Switches ; 1. The Philosophy of Power Control
1. Control of Electrical Energy Using Switches 2. Switching Matrix ; 3. Controllable Semiconductors ; 4. Properties of Switches ; 5. Commutation ; 6. Power Converters
3. Transistor Power Switches 1 Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT) ; 2. Power Mosfet ; 3 IGBT ; 4. Evaluation ; 4. Thyristors ; 1. Shockley Diode ; 2. Unidirectional Thyristor (SCR) ; 3. DIAC ; 4. Two Directional Thyristor (TRIAC) ; 5. Gate Turn-off Thyristor (GTO) ; 6. The Mos Controlled Thyristor or MCT ; 7. Integrated Gate Commutated Thyristor (IGCT) -- Firm Abb
7. Power Frequency Domain 8. Evaluation ; 2. Power Diodes ; 1. Semiconductors ; 2. I-V Characteristic of a Junction Diode. ; 3. Power Diodes ; 4. Data of a Power Diode ; 5. Excerpts from Data Books ; 6. Evaluation
8. Evaluation 5. Notes ; 1. Electrical and Mathematical Notation ; 2. Opto-Electronics ; 3. Hall-Effect Sensors ; 4. Heat Dissipation of Semiconductors ; 5. A. Colour Code for Resistors ; B. Non-Inductive Resistors ; 6. Normalisation of Resistor and Capacitor Values ; 7. Colour Code for Capacitors ; 8. Type-Indication of Semiconductors and IC's
Summary Power Electronics: Switches and Converters 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 4, 2017)
Subject Electric current converters.
Electric switchgear.
Electronic control.
Motion control devices.
Power electronics.
Elektronica.
Elektronische schakelingen.
Schakeltechniek.
Vermogenselektronica.
Electric current converters.
Electric switchgear.
Electronic control.
Motion control devices.
Power electronics.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Mechanical.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0128146443
9780128146446
Other Titles Switches and converters