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Electrical Machines

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  • Author: S. K. Sahdev, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India
  • Date Published: February 2019
  • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • format: Adobe eBook Reader
  • isbn: 9781108697378

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  • An extensive and easy-to-read guide covering the fundamental concepts of electrical machines, highlighting transformers, motors, generators and magnetic circuits. It provides in-depth discussion on construction, working principles and applications of various electrical machines. The design of transformers, functioning of generators and performance of induction motors are explained through descriptive illustrations, step-by-step solved examples and mathematical derivations. A separate chapter on special purpose machines offers important topics such as servomotors, brushless motors and stepper motors, which is useful from industrial perspective to build a customized machine. Supported by 400 solved examples, 600 figures, and more than 1000 self-assessment exercises, this is an ideal text for one or two-semester undergraduate courses on electrical machines under electrical and electronics engineering.

    • Provides in-depth coverage of the performance and applications of transformers, generators, and motors
    • Contains extensive reader friendly features such as solved examples, review questions, and open book questions with hints
    • Includes section-wise practice problems including short answer type questions, and numerical questions
    • Additional practice questions are provided on an accompanying website
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    • Date Published: February 2019
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9781108697378
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    1. Electro magnetic circuits
    2. Single-phase transformers
    3. Three-phase transformers
    4. DC generator
    5. DC motors
    6. Synchronous generators or alternators
    7. Parallel operation of alternators
    8. Synchronous motors
    9. Three-phase induction motors
    10. Starting methods of speed control of three-phase induction motors
    11. Single-phase motors
    12. Special purpose machines
    Open book questions

  • Author

    S. K. Sahdev, Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar, India
    S. K. Sahdev is Associate Dean at the Faculty of Technology and Science at Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar. He has more than thirty-five years of teaching experience. In addition, he has helped industrial units set-up electrical laboratories for testing and developing their products. He has authored six books. His areas of interest include electrical machines, electric drives and power electronics.

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