Book Title: Power Electronics Basics

Authors: Yuriy Rozanov, Sergey Ryvkin, Evgeny Chaplygin, Pavel Voronin

File Format: PDF

Language: English

Volume: 478 pages

File Size: 9.78 MB

About the book:

The efficiency of the use of electrical energy can be significantly improved by means of power electronics.
This book is devoted to the world of power electronics. It presents and explains the basics and the most important concepts of power electronics. It also gives us the fundamental knowledge for analysis and design in its area.
This book will be of interest to many readers including graduate students, industry professionals, researchers, and academics.

Content of the book:

Basic concepts and terms in power electronics

Conversion of electrical energy: Classification of converters
Output parameters and characteristics of converters
Influence of converters on the grid
Basic converter parameters
ac and dc filters

Semiconductor power switches and passive components

Power diodes
Power bipolar transistors
Switched thyristors
Field transistors
Switch modules
Power assemblies
Applications of power switches
Cooling systems for semiconductor power devices
Promising developments in power electronics
Control of semiconductor power switches
Passive components

Control of power electronic devices

Mathematical models
Analysis of the electrical processes in power electronic devices
Control methods

Line-commutated converters

Grid-tie inverters
Direct frequency converters (cycloconverters)
Ac voltage regulators based on thyristors

Conversion from direct current to direct current

Basic dc voltage regulators
dc voltage regulators with transformer uncoupling of the input and output circuits
Multiquadrant direct-current converters
Thyristor–capacitor regulators with dosed energy supply to the load

Inverters and ac converters based on completely controllable switches

Voltage inverters
Current inverters
Ac converters
Frequency converters

Pulse-width modulation and power quality control

Basic principles of pulse-width modulation
PWM techniques in inverters
Power quality control on the basis of PWM converters
Basic control systems of ac–dc converters with PWM

Resonant converters

Converters with a load in resonant circuit
Quasi-resonant converters

Multilevel, modular, and multicell converter topologies

Parallel connection of rectifiers and dc–dc converters
Parallel connection of inverters
Voltage multipliers and voltage dividers based on capacitor–
diode cells
Multilevel converter structures

Applications of power electronics

Improving of the efficiency of power supply
Electric drives
Engineering applications

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