Energy-Efficient Electric Motors, Revised and Expanded: 3rd Edition (e-Book) book cover

Energy-Efficient Electric Motors, Revised and Expanded

3rd Edition

By Ali Emadi

CRC Press

424 pages

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Hardback: 9780824757359
pub: 2004-08-30
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This detailed reference provides guidelines for the selection and utilization of electric motors for improved reliability, performance, energy-efficiency, and life-cycle cost. Completely revised and expanded, the book reflects the recent state of the field, as well as recent developments in control electronics, the economics of energy-efficient motors and systems, and advanced power electronic drivers. It includes five new chapters covering key topics such as the fundamentals of power electronics applicable to electric motor drives, adjustable speed drives and their applications, advanced switched reluctance motor drives, and permanent magnet and brushless DC motor drives.


"The book is useful to engineers, purchasing managers, and equipment manufacturers for informed decision making in electronic motor selection, implementation, and operation. The Third Edition offers five new chapters covering such topics as the fundamentals of power electronics applicable to electric motor drives and adjustable speed drives and their applications, among other subjects."

- Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 2, Feb 2005

"…useful to those choosing motors for particular applications and to motor manufacturers who need to have an appreciation for the customer's perspective."

IEEE Insulation Magazine

"…well-illustrated and contains many useful graphs and tables."

Energy World

Table of Contents

Induction Motor Characteristics

Energy-Efficient Motors

Electric Power Costs

The Power Factor

Applications of Induction Motors

Power Electronic Drivers

Adjustable-Speed Drives and Applications

Adjustable-Speed Induction Motor Drives

Switched Reluctance Motor Drives

Permanent Magnet and Brush-Less DC Motor Drives

Economics of Energy-Efficient Motors and Systems

Utility Interface Issues

Selected Readings


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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / General