Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design, Third Edition

  • 16h 9m
  • Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland, William P. Robbins
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2003

Offering step-by-step, in-depth coverage, the new Third Edition of Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design provides a cohesive presentation of power electronics fundamentals for applications and design in the power range of 500 kW or less. The text describes a variety of practical and emerging power electronic converters made feasible by the new generation of power semiconductor devices.

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 and a proud recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award presented by the Institute of Technology, University of Minnesota.

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. He is an IEEE Fellow. Since 1979, he has spent sabbatical leaves at ASEA Vasteras, Sweden; the University of Minnesota; and Siemens. He has worked on many power electronics industrial research and development projects and has numerous publications in this field.

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. He has taught numerous courses in electronics and semiconductor device fabrication. His research interests are ultrasonics, pest insect detection via ultrasonics, and micromechanical devices; he has numerous publications in these fields.

In this Book

  • Power Electronic Systems
  • Overview of Power Semiconductor Switches
  • Review of Basic Electrical and Magnetic Circuit Concepts
  • Computer Simulation of Power Electronic Converters and Systems
  • 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
  • Switching dc Power Supplies
  • Power Conditioners and Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Introduction to Motor Drives
  • dc Motor Drives
  • Induction Motor Drives
  • Synchronous Motor Drives
  • Residential and Industrial Applications
  • Electric Utility Applications
  • Optimizing the Utility Interface with Power Electronic Systems
  • Basic Semiconductor Physics
  • Power Diodes
  • Bipolar Junction Transistors
  • Power MOSFETs
  • Thyristors
  • Gate Turn-Off Thyristors
  • Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors
  • Emerging Devices and Circuits
  • Snubber Circuits
  • Gate and Base Drive Circuits
  • Component Temperature Control and Heat Sinks
  • Design of Magnetic Components