Power Electronics Handbook (circuits,devices and applications) 3rd edition By M H Rashid

Power Electronics (circuits,devices and applications) 3rd edition By M H Rashid

Authors: Muhammad H. Rashid

Publisher: Academic Press

About this Book:

The purpose of Power Electronics Handbook is to provide a reference that is both concise and useful for engineering students and practicing professionals. It is designed to cover a wide range of topics that make up the field of power electronics in a well-organized and highly informative manner. The Handbook is a careful blend of both traditional topics and new advancements. Special emphasis is placed on practical applications, thus, this Handbook is not a theoretical one, but an enlightening presentation of the usefulness of the rapidly growing field of power electronics. The presentation is tutorial in nature in order to enhance the value of the book to the reader and foster a clear understanding of the material.


  1. Introduction
  2. The Power Diode
  3. Thyristors
  4. Gate Turn-Off Thyristors
  5. Power Bipolar Transistors
  6. The Power MOSFET
  7. Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor
  8. MOS Controlled Thyristors (MCTs)
  9. Static Induction Devices
  10. Diode Rectifiers
  11. Single-Phase Controlled Rectifiers
  12. Three-Phase Controlled Rectifiers
  13. DC-DC Converters
  14. Inverters
  15. Resonant and Soft-Switching Converters
  16. AC-AC Converters
  17. DC/DC Conversion Technique and Nine Series LUO-Converters
  18. Gate Drive Circuits
  19. Control Methods for Power Converters
  20. Power Supplies
  21. Electronic Ballasts
  22. Power Electronics in Capacitor Charging Applications
  23. Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Sources
  24. HVDC Transmission
  25. Multilevel Converters and VAR Compensation
  26. Drive Types and Specifications
  27. Motor Drives
  28. Sensorless Vector and Direct-Torque-Controlled Drives
  29. Artificial-Intelligence-Based Drives
  30. Fuzzy Logic in Electric Drives
  31. Automotive Applications of Power Electronics
  32. Power Quality
  33. Active Filters
  34. Computer Simulation of Power Electronics and Motor Drives
  35. Packaging and Smart Power Systems

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