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Electric Motors and Drives

Electric Motors and Drives - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0080522043

Cover of Electric Motors and Drives 3RD 05 (ISBN 978-0080522043)
ISBN13: 978-0080522043
ISBN10: 0080522041
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

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Electric Motors and Drives - 3RD 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0080522043

Austin Hughes

ISBN13: 978-0080522043
ISBN10: 0080522041
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 05
Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

Electric Motors and Drives is intended for non-specialist users of electric motors and drives, filling the gap between maths- and theory-based academic textbooks and the more prosaic 'handbooks', which provide useful detail but little opportunity for the development of real insight and understanding. The book explores all of the widely-used modern types of motor and drive, including conventional and brushless D.C., induction motors and servo drives, providing readers with the knowledge to select the right technology for a given job.
The third edition includes additional diagrams and worked examples throughout. New topics include digital interfacing and control of drives, direct torque control of induction motors and current-fed operation in DC drives. The material on brushless servomotors has also been expanded.
Austin Hughes' approach, using a minimum of maths, has established Electric Motors and Drives as a leading guide for electrical engineers and mechanical engineers, and the key to a complex subject for a wider readership, including technicians, managers and students.

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