Drawing on the author's 30 years of experience at General Electric, Lockheed Martin, and Westinghouse Electric Corporation, and 15 years of teaching, this text covers the entire scope of electrical power and power electronic systems in one volume. Throughout, its focus is on topics that are directly relevant in the daily work of power engineers. The first part looks at how electrical power is generated, distributed, and utilized. The second part delves into power electronics switches, converters, motor drives, quality-of-power issues, and power converter cooling.

chapter 1|36 pages

- AC Power Fundamentals

chapter 2|22 pages

- Common Aspects of Power Equipment

chapter 3|30 pages

- AC Generator

chapter 4|32 pages

- AC and DC Motors

chapter 5|28 pages

- Transformer

chapter 6|24 pages

- Power Cable

chapter 7|20 pages

- Power Distribution

chapter 8|26 pages

- Fault Current Analysis

chapter 9|34 pages

- System Protection

chapter 10|32 pages

- Economical Use of Power

chapter 11|22 pages

- Electrochemical Battery

chapter 12|26 pages

- Power Electronics Devices

chapter 13|20 pages

- DC–DC Converters

chapter 14|42 pages

- AC–DC–AC Converters

chapter 15|34 pages

- Variable-Frequency Drives

chapter 16|34 pages

- Quality of Power

chapter 17|18 pages

- Power Converter Cooling