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Power Electronics, Drives and Advanced Applications

1st Edition

By Ramesh Bansal, Vinod Kumar Yadav, Ranjan Kumar Behera, Dheeraj Joshi

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544 pages | 50 Color Illus. | 495 B/W Illus.

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Concern for reliable power supply and energy-efficient system design has led to usage of power electronics-based systems, including efficient electric power conversion and power semiconductor devices. This book provides integration of complete fundamental theory, design, simulation and application of power electronics and drives covering up-to-date subject components. It contains twenty-two chapters arranged in five sections on power semiconductor devices, basic power electronic converters, advanced power electronics converters, power supplies and electrical drives. Each chapter includes simulation examples using MATLAB/Simulink, hardware design, and solved and unsolved problems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview of Power Electronics

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Power Electronic Systems

1.3 Power Semiconductor Devices

1.4 Power Electronics Converters

1.5 Power Electronic Modules

1.6 Applications of Power Electronics

1.7 Computer Simulation of Power Electronic Circuits

1.8 Review Questions

1.9 Summary

1.10 References/Further Reading

Chapter 2: Power Semiconductor Devices

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Power Diodes

2.3 DIAC


2.5 Characteristics of Power Transistors

2.6 Characteristics of Thyristor

2.7 Gate Turn-Off Thyristor (GTO)

2.8 Two-Transistor Model of a Thyristor

2.9 Review Questions

2.10 Summary

2.11 References/Further Reading

Chapter 3: Silicon Controlled Rectifier

3.1 Introduction

3.2 SCR Construction

3.3 Specifications and Ratings

3.4 Methods of Turn-On

3.5 Firing (Triggering) Circuits for SCR

3.6 Series and Parallel Operation of SCR

3.7 String Efficiency

3.8 Protection of SCR

3.9 Solved Problems

3.10 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

3.11 Summary

3.12 References/Further Reading

Section 2: Power Electronic Converters

Chapter 4 Phase Controlled Rectifiers

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Classifications

4.3 Performance Indices for Line-Commutated Converter

4.4 Single-Phase Converters

4.5 Three-Phase Converters

4.6 Dual Converters

4.7 Effect of source impedance

4.8 Solved Problems

4.9 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

4.10 Summary

4.11 References/Further Reading

Chapter 5 Semiconverters

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Single-Phase Semiconverters with RL Load

5.3 Three-Phase Semiconverters with RL Load

5.4 Power Factor Improvement

5.5 Inversion Operation

5.6 Solved Problems

5.7 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

5.8 Summary

5.9 References/Further Reading

Chapter 6: Chopper

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Chopper Classifications

6.3 Principle of Chopper Operation

6.4 Control Strategies

6.5 Step Up/Down Chopper

6.6 Chopper Configurations

6.7 Analysis of Type A (Step-Down) Chopper

6.8 Commutation of Chopper

6.9 Switching Mode Regulators

6.10 Solved Problems

6.11 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

6.12 Summary

6.13 References/Further Reading

Chapter 7 DC to AC Converter: Inverter

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Classifications

7.3 Performance Parameters of Inverters

7.4 Voltage Source Inverters

7.5 Current Source Inverters

7.6 CSI versus VSI

7.7 Voltage Control of Single-Phase Inverters

7.8 Pulse Width Modulation

7.9 Advanced Modulation Techniques

7.10 Voltage Control of Three-Phase Inverters

7.11 Harmonic Reductions

7.12 Solved Problems

7.13 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

7.14 Summary

7.15 References/Further Reading

Chapter 8: AC Voltage Controllers

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Principle of On-Off Control

8.3 Principle of Phase Control

8.4 Single-Phase Ac Voltage Controllers

8.5 Three-Phase Full Wave AC Voltage Controllers

8.6 Solved Problems

8.7 Review Questions

8.8 Summary

8.9 References/Further Reading

Chapter 9: Cycloconverter

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Classifications

9.3 Principle of Operation of Single-Phase to Single-Phase Cycloconverter

9.4 Three-Phase to Single-Phase Cycloconverters

9.5 Three-Phase to Three-Phase Cycloconverters

9.6 Output Voltage Equation for Cycloconverter

9.7 Reduction of Output Harmonics

9.8 Solved Problems

9.9 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

9.10 Summary

9.11 References/Further Reading

Chapter 10 Switched Mode Power Supplies

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Basic Working of Switched Mode Power Supply

10.3 Switched Mode Power Supply (SMPS)

10.4 Resonant DC Power Supplies

10.5 Bidirectional DC power Supplies

10.6 Review Questions

10.7 Summary

10.8 References/Further Reading

Chapter 11: Multi-pulse Converter

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Multi-pulse converters

11.3 Multilevel Inverters

11.4 Power Converter Switching Techniques

11.5 Resonant converters

11.6 Dual Active Bridge Converter

11.7 Three-Phase AC-AC Matrix Converter

11.8 Review questions

11.9 Summary

11.10 References/Further Reading

Section 3: Electrical Drives

Chapter 12 Introduction of Electrical Drives

12.1 Electric Drives Concepts

12.2 Advantages of Electrical Drives

12.3 Characteristics of an Electrical Drive

12.4 Classifications

12.5 Quadrant Operation of Drive

12.6 Four Quadrants Operation of Electrical Drives

12.7 Constant Torque Drive

12.8 Constant Power Drive

12.9 Nature and Components of Load

12.10 Combined Motor Load Dynamics

12.11 Equivalent System

12.12 Practical Determination of Moment of Inertia

12.13 Rating of Electrical Drives

12.14 Selection of Electrical Drives

12.15 Guides for Selection of Electrical Motors

12.16 Solved Problems

12.17 Review Questions

12.18 Unsolved Problems

12.19 Summary

12.20 References/Further Reading

Chapter 13: Control of DC Motor Drives

13.1 Introduction

13.2 Basics of DC Machines

13.3 Effect of Change in Supply Voltage on Characteristics of DC Motors

13.4 Effect of Change in Load Torque

13.5 Speed Control of DC Motors

13.6 Phase-controlled rectifier control of dc motor

13.7 Chopper control of dc Motor

13.8 Solved Problems

13.9 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

13.10 Summary

13.11 References/Further Reading

Chapter 14 Control of Induction Motor Drives

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Basics of Induction Motor

14.3 Modeling and Characteristics of Induction Drives

14.4 No Load Current of a Three Phase Motor

14.5 Starting Performance of Three Phase Induction Motor

14.6 Modifying Torque Speed Characteristics of the Three Phase Induction Motors

14.7 Transient Stability

14.8 Braking of Induction Motor

14.9 Speed Control of Three-Phase Induction Motors

14.10 Slip Power Control Using Power Semiconductor Converter

14.11 Solved Examples

14.12 Review and Unsolved Questions

14.13 Summary

14.14 References

Chapter 15: FPGA based Fuzzy Logic Control of DTC for Matrix Converter Fed Induction Motor Drive

15.1 Introduction

15.2 Various Controllers for Induction Motor Drives

15.3 Integrated Circuits for IM Drives

15.4 Details of IM Drive Under Investigation

15.5 Simulation Results of Performance Comparison Between Developed Fuzzy Logic DTC Controller Based IM Drive and Conventional DTC based IM drive

15.6 Experimental Results of Developed Fuzzy Logic DTC Based Matrix Convertor Fed IM Drive

15.7 Summary

15.8 References/Further Reading

Chapter 16: Control of Synchronous and Special Motor Drives

16.1 Introduction

16.2 Variable Reluctance Motor

16.3 Permanent Magnet Motors

16.4 Hybrid Stepper Motor

16.5 Drive Circuits for Stepper Motors

16.6 Synchronous Motor Operation

16.7 Synchronous motor drives: true and self-synchronous modes, hunting.

16.8 Modelling of Special Motor Control (Brushless dc motor drive, Reluctance motor, SRM, stepper motors).

16.9 Solved Problems

16.10 Review and Unsolved Problems

16.11 Summary

16.12 References/Further Reading

Section 4: Advanced Power Electronics Applications

Chapter 17: Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles

17.1 Introduction

17.2 Powertrain Architectures

17.3 Derive Train Analysis

17.4 Vibration and vehicle dynamics

17.5 Power Converters for Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles

17.6 Vehicular Power Electronics

17.7 Selection of Motor Drives for Electric/Hybrid Electric Vehicles

17.8 Solar and Fuel Cell Drives

17.9 PV Array Formations

17.10 Solar Powered Variable Speed Drive

17.11 Fuel Cell Powered Electrical Drives

17.12 Solved Problems

17.13 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

17.14 Summary

17.15 References/Further Reading

Chapter 18: Power Electronics Applications in Power System

18.1 Introduction

18.2 General aspects of DC transmission

18.3 Converter circuits and their analysis

18.4 High voltage DC transmission

18.5 Mechanism of active and reactive power flow control

18.6 Basic FACTS controllers: SVC, TCR, TSC, STATCOM, TCSC, UPFC

18.7 Modeling of FACTS Controllers

18.8 System dynamic performance improvement with FACTS controllers

18.9 Interline Power Flow Controller

18.10 Unified Power Quality Conditioners

18.11 Power Electronics in Power Generation

18.12 Review Questions

18.13 Summary

14.14 References/Further Reading

Chapter 19 Power Electronics Application in Renewable Energy (Wind and PV) System Integration

19.1 Introduction

19.2 Grid Converters – Key Element in Grid Integration of WT and PV Systems

19.3 Power Electronics Converters for renewal energy integration

19.4 Photovoltaic Inverter Structure

19.5 Grid Converter Structure for Wind Turbine System

19.6 Grid Interconnection Requirements for PV and Wind Turbine Systems

19.7 Grid Synchronization in Using a Phase-Locked Loop

19.8 Control of Grid Converters under Grid Faults

19.9 Design of Grid Filters

19.10 Solved Problems

19.11 Review Questions and Unsolved Problems

19.12 Summary

19.13 References/Further Reading

Chapter 20 Distributed Generation and Microgrids

20.1 Introduction

20.2 DG and MG components

20.3 Micro-sources and loads

20.4 Power Electronic Interface

20.5 Architecture (dc/ac/hybrid) of microgrids and storage

20.6 Integration issues of distributed generation and synchronization

20.7 Interconnection of power electronics converters with medium voltage grid

20.8 Stability aspects in microgrids

20.9 Islanding techniques

20.10 Power Electronics in smart grid applications

20.11 Vehicle to grid (V2G) interconnection

20.12 Grid to vehicle interconnection

20.13 Review Questions

20.14 Summary

20.15 References/Further Reading

Chapter 21 Wireless Power Transfer

21.1 Introduction

21.2 Wireless charging landscape

21.3 Wireless power transfer model

21.4 Magnetic Resonant Wireless Power Transfer

21.5 Inductive Wireless Power Transfer (IWPT)

21.6 Technology overview and Concepts of Wireless Charging System

21.7 Analysis of Three Resonating Coupled Coils (additional)

21.8 Wireless Power Transfer in Online Electric Vehicle

21.9 Hardware Design of Design of Wireless Power Transmitter and Receiver

22.10 Review Questions

22.11 Summary

22.12 References/Further Reading


MATLAB Application in Power Electronic Systems

About the Authors

Vinod Kumar is faculty in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Ag. & Technology, Udaipur, India. His current research interests include power electronics, power quality, and wind power generation. He is an Associate Editor of reputed journal IET-Renewable Power Generation. He is a Fellow Institution of Engineers (India).

Dheeraj Joshi is presently working as Professor in department of Electrical Engineering, Delhi Technological University, New Delhi, India. His present research interests are renewable power generation, power electronics and application of AI techniques.

Ranjan Kumar Behera is a faculty member in the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Patna, where he became ‘Head of the Department’ in Jan. 2016. His current research interests include power electronic, electric motor drives, and nonlinear control applications.

Ramesh Bansal is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Sharjah.

His diversified research interests are in the areas of Renewable Energy (Wind, PV, DG, Micro Grid) and Smart Grid. Professor Bansal is an editor of several highly regarded journals, IET-RPG and IEEE Systems Journals, Electric Power Components and Systems, and Technology and Economics of Smart Grids and Sustainable Energy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Electrical