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Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

1st Edition

Stelbin Peter Figerez, Raghavan Prasanth
December 13, 2018

This title covers the fundamentals of carbon nanomaterials in a logical and clear manner to make concepts accessible to researchers from different disciplines. It summarizes in a comprehensive manner recent technological and scientific accomplishments in the area of carbon nanomaterials and their...

Computational Paradigm Techniques for Enhancing Electric Power Quality

1st Edition

L. Ashok Kumar, S Albert Alexander
December 03, 2018

This book focusses on power quality improvement and enhancement techniques with aid of intelligent controllers and experimental results. It covers topics ranging from the fundamentals of power quality indices, mitigation methods, advanced controller design and its step by step approach, simulation...

Switched Reluctance Motor Drives: Fundamentals to Applications

1st Edition

Berker Bilgin, James Weisheng Jiang, Ali Emadi
November 19, 2018

Electric motors are the largest consumer of electric energy and they play a critical role in the growing market for electrification. Due to their simple construction, switched reluctance motors (SRMs) are exceptionally attractive for the industry to respond to the increasing demand for...

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications

2nd Edition

Kwang Hee Nam
November 05, 2018

AC Motor Control and Electrical Vehicle Applications provides a guide to the control of AC motors with a focus on its application to electric vehicles (EV). It describes the rotating magnetic flux, based on which dynamic equations are derived. The text not only deals with the induction motor, but...

EMC for Installers: Electromagnetic Compatibility of Systems and Installations

1st Edition

Mark Van Helvoort, Mathieu Melenhorst
September 17, 2018

The integration of electronics in large systems and installations steadily increases, consider for example the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things. Power consumption decreases while the operating speed increases making equipment potentially more vulnerable for interference. The...

Reluctance Electric Machines: Design and Control

1st Edition

Ion Boldea, Lucian Tutelea
August 10, 2018

Electric energy is arguably a key agent for our material prosperity. With the notable exception of photovoltaic generators, electric generators are exclusively used to produce electric energy from mechanical energy. More than 60% of all electric energy is used in electric motors for useful...

Condition Monitoring and Faults Diagnosis of Induction Motors: Electrical Signature Analysis

1st Edition

Nordin Saad, Muhammad Irfan, Rosdiazli Ibrahim
July 31, 2018

The book covers various issues related to machinery condition monitoring, signal processing and conditioning, instrumentation and measurements, faults for induction motors failures, new trends in condition monitoring, and the fault identification process using motor currents electrical signature...

Electric Energy Systems: Analysis and Operation

2nd Edition

Antonio Gomez-Exposito, Antonio J. Conejo, Claudio Canizares
June 21, 2018

Electric Energy Systems, Second Edition provides an analysis of electric generation and transmission systems that addresses diverse regulatory issues. It includes fundamental background topics, such as load flow, short circuit analysis, and economic dispatch, as well as advanced topics, such as...

Advances in Discrete-Time Sliding Mode Control: Theory and Applications

1st Edition

Ahmadreza Argha, Steven Su, Li Li, Hung Tan Nguyen, Branko George Celler
June 18, 2018

The focus of this book is on the design of a specific control strategy using digital computers. This control strategy referred to as Sliding Mode Control (SMC), has its roots in (continuous-time) relay control. This book aims to explain recent investigations' output in the field of discrete-time...

Lithium-Ion Supercapacitors: Fundamentals and Energy Applications

1st Edition

Lei Zhang, David P. Wilkinson, Zhongwei Chen, Jiujun Zhang
June 12, 2018

The book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles for operating lithium-ion supercapacitors (LISCs), their challenges, technological trends and perspectives. LISC technology has high potential to replace conventional rechargeable batteries such as lead-acid and nickel metal hydride...

Power Devices for Efficient Energy Conversion

1st Edition

Gourab Majumdar, Ikunori Takata
April 09, 2018

The growth of power electronics, centering on inverters and converters as its key system topology, has accelerated recently due to the demand for efficient power conversion. This growth has also been backed up by several evolutionary changes and breakthroughs achieved in the areas of power...

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems

1st Edition

Sawan Sen, Samarjit Sengupta, Abhijit Chakrabarti
April 04, 2018

Electricity Pricing: Regulated, Deregulated and Smart Grid Systems presents proven methods for supplying uninterrupted, high-quality electrical power at a reasonable price to the consumer. Illustrating the evolution of the power market from a monopoly to an open access system, this essential text:...

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