Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics, Second Edition

  • 7h 52m
  • Paresh C. Sen
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 1997

This new edition combines the traditional areas of electric machinery with the latest in modern control and power electronics. It includes coverage of multi-machine systems, brushless motors and switched reluctance motors, as well as constant flux and constant current operation of induction motors. It also features additional material on new solid state devices such as Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors and MOS-Controlled Thrysistors.

About the Author

Paresh C. Sen is Professor of Electrical Engineering at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Dr. Sen received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto in 1967. He has worked for industries in India and Canada and has been a consultant to electrical industries in Canada. He has authored or coauthored over 100 papers in the general area of power electronics and drives and is the author of the book Thyristor DC Drives (Wiley, 1981). He has taught electric machines, power electronics, and electric drive systems for twenty-five years. His fields of interest are electric machines, power electronics and drives, microcomputer control of drives, modern control techniques for high-performance drive systems, and power supplies.

Dr. Sen served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics and Control Instrumentation and as Chairman of the Technical Committee on Power Electronics. He has served on program committees of many IEEE and international conferences and has organized and chaired many technical sessions. At present, he is an active member of the Industrial Drive Committee and Industrial Power Converter Committee of IEEE. Dr. Sen is internationally recognized as a specialist in power electronics and drives. He received a Prize Paper Award from the Industrial Drive Committee for technical excellence at the Industry Application Society Annual Meeting in 1986. Dr. Sen is a Fellow of IEEE.

In this Book

  • Magnetic Circuits
  • Transformers
  • Electromechanical Energy Conversion
  • DC Machines
  • Induction (Asynchronous) Machines
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Single-Phase Motors
  • Special Machines
  • Transients and Dynamics
  • Power Semiconductor Converters