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Photovoltaic Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition

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Roger A. Messenger, Amir Abtahi
March 7, 2017

The primary purpose of PV Systems Engineering is to provide a comprehensive set of PV knowledge and understanding tools for the design, installation, commissioning, inspection, and operation of PV systems. During recent years in the United States, more PV capacity was installed than any other electr...

Adaptive and Fault-Tolerant Control of Underactuated Nonlinear Systems

Jiangshuai Huang, Yong-Duan Song
November 24, 2017

The purpose of the book is to provide an exposition of recently developed adaptive and fault-tolerant control of underactuated nonlinear systems. Underactuated systems are abundant in real life, ranging from landing vehicles to surface ships and underwater vehicles to spacecrafts. For the tracking...

Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Networks: Optimization and Control

Emanuele Crisostomi, Robert Shorten, Sonja Stüdli, Fabian Wirth
November 17, 2017

This book explores the behavior of networks of electric and hybrid vehicles. The topics that are covered include: energy management issues for aggregates of plug-in vehicles; the design of sharing systems to support electro-mobility; context awareness in the operation of electric and hybrid...

Finite Element Analyses of Eddy Current Effects in Turbogenerators

SC Bhargava
October 31, 2017

Eddy currents, so‐called owing to their general shape like "eddies", manifest as induced currents in all metallic – magnetic or non‐magnetic – regions exposed to time varying or generally alternating magnetic fields whether of power or higher frequencies. It is imperative to apply appropriate...

Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications

K.R. Padiyar
October 27, 2017

A guide for software development of the dynamic security assessment and control of power systems, Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications takes an approach that is more general than previous works on Transient Energy Functions defined using Reduced Network...

Short-Circuits in AC and DC Systems: ANSI, IEEE, and IEC Standards

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides an understanding of the nature of short-circuit currents, current interruption theories, circuit breaker types, calculations according to ANSI/IEEE and IEC standards, theoretical and practical basis of short-circuit current sources, and the rating structure of switching devices.&...

Load Flow Optimization and Optimal Power Flow

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book discusses the major aspects of load flow, optimization, optimal load flow, and culminates in modern heuristic optimization techniques and evolutionary programming. In the deregulated environment, the economic provision of electrical power to consumers requires knowledge of maintaining a...

Harmonic Generation Effects Propagation and Control

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book provides coverage of generation, effects, and control of harmonics, including interharmonics and measurements, measurements and estimation of harmonics, harmonic resonance and limitations, according to standards. It serves as a practical guide to undergraduate and graduate students, as...

Power System Protective Relaying

J. C. Das
October 19, 2017

This book focuses on protective relaying, which is an indispensable part of electrical power systems. The recent advancements in protective relaying are being dictated by MMPRs (microprocessor-based multifunction relays). The text covers smart grids, integration of wind and solar generation,...

Power Systems Handbook - Four Volume Set

J. C. Das
October 15, 2017

This handbook on power systems consists of a set of 4 volumes. These books are carefully planned and designed to provide the state of art material on major aspects of electrical power systems, short-circuit currents, load flow, harmonics and protective relaying. Many aspects of power systems...

DC Power Supplies: Power Management and Surge Protection for Power Electronic Systems

Nihal Kularatna
October 12, 2017

As we increasingly use electronic devices to direct our daily lives, so grows our dependence on reliable energy sources to power them. Because modern electronic systems demand steady, efficient, reliable DC voltage sources—often at a sub-1V level—commercial AC lines, batteries, and other common...

Power Electronics and Motor Drives

Bogdan M. Wilamowski, J. David Irwin
October 12, 2017

The Industrial Electronics Handbook, Second Edition combines traditional and newer, more specialized knowledge that will help industrial electronics engineers develop practical solutions for the design and implementation of high-power applications. Embracing the broad technological scope of the...

Sliding Mode Control of Switching Power Converters: Techniques and Implementation

Siew-Chong Tan, Yuk-Ming Lai, Chi-Kong Tse
October 12, 2017

Sliding Mode Control of Switching Power Converters: Techniques and Implementation is perhaps the first in-depth account of how sliding mode controllers can be practically engineered to optimize control of power converters. A complete understanding of this process is timely and necessary, as the...

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