|Author||: Adrian Ioinovici|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 02 April 2013|
|ISBN 10||: 1118443357|
|Pages||: 464 pages|
|Rating||: /5 ( users)|
Power Electronics and Energy Conversion Systems is adefinitive five-volume reference spanning classical theory throughpractical applications and consolidating the latest advancements inenergy conversion technology. Comprehensive yet highly accessible,each volume is organised in a basic-to-sophisticated crescendo,providing a single-source reference for undergraduate and graduatestudents, researchers and designers. Volume 1 Fundamentals and Hard-switching Converters introduces thekey challenges in power electronics from basic components tooperation principles and presents classical hard- andsoft-switching DC to DC converters, rectifiers and inverters. At amore advanced level, it provides comprehensive analysis of DC andAC models comparing the available approaches for their derivationand results. A full treatment of DC to DC hard-switching convertersis given, from fundamentals to modern industrial solutions andpractical engineering insight. The author elucidates variouscontradictions and misunderstandings in the literature, forexample, in the treatment of the discontinuous conduction operationor in deriving AC small-signal models of converters. Other key features: • Consolidates the latest advancements in hard-switchingconverters including discontinuous capacitor voltage mode, andtheir use in power-factor-correction applications • Includes fully worked design examples, exercises, and casestudies, with discussion of the practical consequences of eachchoice made during the design • Explains all topics in detail with step-by-step derivationof formulas appropriate for energy conversion courses • End-of-section review of the learned material • Includes topics treated in recent journal, conference andindustry application coverage on solutions, theory and practicalconcerns With emphasis on clear explanation, the text offers both athorough understanding of DC to DC converters for undergraduate andgraduate students in power electronics, and more detailed materialsuitable for researchers, designers and practising engineersworking on the development and design of power electronics. This isan accessible reference for engineering and procurement managersfrom industries such as consumer electronics, integrated circuits,aerospace and renewable energy.