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Electric motors and drives : fundamentals, types, and applications

Author: Austin Hughes
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Newnes, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Explores most of the widely-used modern types of motor and drive, including conventional and brushless DC, induction motors (mains and inverter-fed), stepping motors, synchronous motors (mains and converter- fed) and reluctance motors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hughes, Austin.
Electric motors and drives.
(DLC) 94141595
(OCoLC)30898141
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Hughes
ISBN: 9780080505152 0080505155
OCLC Number: 881847797
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 339 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Front Cover; Electric Motors and Drives: Fundamentals, Types and Applications; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1. ELECTRIC MOTORS; Introduction; Producing rotation; Magnetic Circuits; Torque Production; Specific Loadings and Specific Output; Motional EMF; General Properties of Electric Motors; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 2. POWER ELECTRONIC CONVERTERS FOR MOTOR DRIVES; Introduction; Voltage Control --
D.C. Output from D.C. Supply; D.C. from A.C. --
controlled rectification; A.C. from D.C. --
inversion; Inverter Switching Devices; Converter Waveforms and Acoustic Noise. Cooling of Power Switching DevicesQuestions Arising; CHAPTER 3. CONVENTIONAL D.C. MOTORS; Introduction; Torque Production; D.C. Motor --
Steady-state characteristics; Transient Behaviour --
Current Surges; Shunt, Series and Compound Motors; Four-quadrant Operation and Regenerative Braking; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 4. D.C. MOTOR DRIVES; Introduction; Thyristor D.C. Drives; Control Arrangements for D.C. Drives; Chopper-fed D.C. Motor Drives; Developments in Industrial D.C. Drives; D.C. Servo Drives; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 5. INDUCTION MOTORS-ROTATING FIELD, SLIP AND TORQUE; Introduction. The Rotating Magnetic FieldTorque Production; Influence of Rotor Current on Flux; Stator Current-speed Characteristics; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 6. OPERATING CHARACTERISTICS OF INDUCTION MOTORS; Methods of Starting Cage Motors; Run-up and Stable Operating Regions; Torque-Speed Curves --
Influence of Rotor Parameters; Influence of Supply Voltage on Torque-Speed Curve; Generating and Braking; Speed Control; Power-factor Control and Energy Optimisation; Single-phase Induction Motors; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 7. INVERTER-FED INDUCTION MOTOR DRIVES; Introduction. Torque-Speed Characteristics --
Constant V/f OperationControl Arrangements for Inverter-fed Drives; Vector (Field-oriented) Control; Cycloconverter Drives; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 8. STEPPING MOTOR SYSTEMS; Introduction; Principle of Motor Operation; Motor Characteristics; Drive Circuits and Steady-state Characteristics; Transient Performance; Questions Arising; CHAPTER 9. SYNCHRONOUS, SWITCHED RELUCTANCE AND BRUSHLESS D.C. DRIVES; Introduction; Synchronous Motors; Controlled-speed Synchronous Motor Drives; Switched Reluctance Motor Drives; Brushless D.C. Motors; Questions Arising. CHAPTER 10. MOTOR/DRIVE SELECTIONIntroduction; Power Range for Motors and Drives; Load Requirements --
Torque-Speed Characteristics; General Application Considerations; Questions Arising; Further reading; Index.
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Explores most of the widely-used modern types of motor and drive, including conventional and brushless DC, induction motors (mains and inverter-fed), stepping motors, synchronous motors (mains and converter- fed) and reluctance motors.

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