FUNDAMENTALS OF POWER ELECTRONICS, designed for polytechnic and undergraduate students of electrical/electronics, is written in a simple language with solved examples. Short questions and answers are given at the end of many chapters. Due emphasis has been given to elaborate the fundamentals. All the steps of the derivations are furnished. Sufficient number of diagrams are given to improve the clarity of the subject. This book will serve as an ideal text on power electronics and industrial electronics for undergraduate and polytechnic students. It will also be very useful for those preparing for professional courses like AMIE and AMITE.
S. Rama Reddy.: Professor Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai
Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Semiconductor Devices / Triggering Circuits / Commutation Circuits / Phase Controlled Rectifiers / D.C. Choppers / Inverters / Cycloconverters / A.C. Choppers / Applications / Resonant Inverters / Quasi Resonant Converters / Microprocessor Based Triggering Schemes / Three Phase Voltage Source Inverters / Current Source Inverter / Appendix I: Basic Experiments in Power Electronics / Appendix II: Short Questions and Answers / References / Index.