Electrical Machines with MATLAB®, Second Edition

Turan Gonen

November 16, 2011 by CRC Press
Textbook - 654 Pages - 8 Color & 293 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781439877999 - CAT# K13615


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  • Provides introductions, as well as problems at the end of each chapter
  • Offers answers to selected problems
  • Contains MATLAB® calculations and other numerical examples throughout
  • Includes a color insert with tables, equations, photos, and more

Solutions manual available with qualifying course adoption


Electrical Machines with MATLAB® encapsulates the invaluable insight and experience that eminent instructor Turan Gönen has acquired in almost 40 years of teaching. With simple, versatile content that separates it from other texts on electrical machines, this book is an ideal self-study tool for advanced students in electrical and other areas of engineering. In response to the often inadequate, rushed coverage of fundamentals in most basic circuit analysis books and courses, this resource is intelligently designed, easy to read, and packed with in-depth information on crucial concepts.

Topics include three-phase circuits, power measurement in AC circuits, magnetic circuits, transformers, and induction, synchronous, and direct-current machines. The book starts by reviewing more basic concepts, with numerous examples to clarify their application. It then explores new "buzzword" topics and developments in the area of electrical machine applications and electric power systems, including:

  • Renewable energy
  • Wind energy and related conversion
  • Solar energy
  • Energy storage
  • The smart grid

Using International Systems (IS) units throughout, this cross-disciplinary design guide delves into commonly used vocabulary and symbols associated with electrical machinery. Several new appendices contain tools such as an extensive glossary to explain important terms. Outlining a wide range of information—and the many different ways to apply it—this book is an invaluable, multifunctional resource for students and professors, as well as practicing professionals looking to refresh and update their knowledge.

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