This best-selling book employs a theoretical, practical, multidisciplinary approach to provide introductory users with a broad understanding of modern electric power. The scope of the book reflects the rapid changes that have occurred in power technology over the past few years–allowing the entrance of power electronics into every facet of industrial drives, and expanding the field to open more career opportunities.
The author covers thefundamentals of electricity, magnetism and circuits, mechanics and heat, electrical machines and transformers, electrical and electronic drives, and electric utility power systems.
For managers of electrical utilities, electricians, electrical contractors and electrical maintenance personnel.
New edition of a ten-year old text formerly titled Electrical power technology. It gives a broad overview and covers basic principles of transformers and rotating machines, transmission and distribution systems, and power electronics associated with these fields. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)