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Title Power electronics for renewable energy systems, transportation, and industrial applications / edited by Haitham Abu-Rub, Mariusz Malinowski, Kamal Al-Haddad
Published Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom ; Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2014


Description 1 online resource
Series Engineering professional collection
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Chapter 1: Energy, Global Warming and Impact of Power Electronics in the Present Century; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Energy; 1.3 Environmental Pollution: Global Warming Problem; 1.4 Impact of Power Electronics on Energy Systems; 1.5 Smart Grid; 1.6 Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles; 1.7 Conclusion and Future Prognosis; References; Chapter 2: Challenges of the Current Energy Scenario: The Power Electronics Contribution; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Energy Transmission and Distribution Systems
2.3 Renewable Energy Systems2.4 Transportation Systems; 2.5 Energy Storage Systems; 2.6 Conclusions; References; Chapter 3: An Overview on Distributed Generation and Smart Grid Concepts and Technologies; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Requirements of Distributed Generation Systems and Smart Grids; 3.3 Photovoltaic Generators; 3.4 Wind and Mini-hydro Generators; 3.5 Energy Storage Systems; 3.6 Electric Vehicles; 3.7 Microgrids; 3.8 Smart Grid Issues; 3.9 Active Management of Distribution Networks; 3.10 Communication Systems in Smart Grids; 3.11 Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Real-Time Pricing
3.12 Standards for Smart GridsReferences; Chapter 4: Recent Advances in Power Semiconductor Technology; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Silicon Power Transistors; 4.3 Overview of SiC Transistor Designs; 4.4 Gate and Base Drivers for SiC Devices; 4.5 Parallel Connection of Transistors; 4.6 Overview of Applications; 4.7 Gallium Nitride Transistors; 4.8 Summary; References; Chapter 5: AC-Link Universal Power Converters: A New Class of Power Converters for Renewable Energy and Transportation; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Hard Switching ac-Link Universal Power Converter
5.3 Soft Switching ac-Link Universal Power Converter5.4 Principle of Operation of the Soft Switching ac-Link Universal Power Converter; 5.5 Design Procedure; 5.6 Analysis; 5.7 Applications; 5.8 Summary; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 6: High Power Electronics: Key Technology for Wind Turbines; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Development of Wind Power Generation; 6.3 Wind Power Conversion; 6.4 Power Converters for Wind Turbines; 6.5 Power Semiconductors for Wind Power Converter; 6.6 Controls and Grid Requirements for Modern Wind Turbines; 6.7 Emerging Reliability Issues for Wind Power System
6.8 ConclusionReferences; Chapter 7: Photovoltaic Energy Conversion Systems; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Power Curves and Maximum Power Point of PV Systems; 7.3 Grid-Connected PV System Configurations; 7.4 Control of Grid-Connected PV Systems; 7.5 Recent Developments in Multilevel Inverter-Based PV Systems; 7.6 Summary; References; Chapter 8: Controllability Analysis of Renewable Energy Systems; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Zero Dynamics of the Nonlinear System; 8.3 Controllability of Wind Turbine Connected through L Filter to the Grid
Summary With emphasis on the importance and long-term viability of Power Electronics for Renewable Energy, this book brings together the state of the art knowledge and cutting-edge techniques in various stages of research. -- Edited summary from book
Notes Author's surname spelled "Haitham" on title page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Power electronics.
Industries -- Power supply.
Industries -- Power supply.
Power electronics.
Form Electronic book
Author Abu-Rub, Haithem, editor
Malinowski, Mariusz (Electrical engineer), editor.
Al-Haddad, Kamal, editor
LC no. 2014013647
ISBN 9781118755518