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Modeling and High Performance Control of Electric Machines

ISBN: 978-0-471-72234-2
736 pages
May 2005, Wiley-IEEE Press
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Modeling and High Performance Control of Electric Machines introduces you to both the modeling and control of electric machines. The direct current (DC) machine and the alternating current (AC) machines (induction, PM synchronous, and BLDC) are all covered in detail. The author emphasizes control techniques used for high-performance applications, specifically ones that require both rapid and precise control of position, speed, or torque. You'll discover how to derive mathematical models of the machines, and how the resulting models can be used to design control algorithms that achieve high performance. Graduate students studying power and control as well as practicing engineers in industry will find this a highly readable text on the operation, modeling, and control of electric machines.

An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.

An Instructor Support FTP site is also available.

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1. The Physics of the DC Motor.

2.Feedback Control.

3. Magnetic Fields and Materials.


4. Rotating Magnetic Fields.

5. The Physics of AC Machines.

6. Mathematical Models of AC Machines.

7. Symmetric Balanced Three-Phase AC Machines.

8. Induction Motor Control.

9. PM Synchronous Motor Control.

10. Trapezoidal Back-Emf PM Synchronous Motors (BLDC).

Appendix: Trigonometric Table and Identities.



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JOHN CHIASSON, PhD, is on the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boise State University in Boise Idaho. His research interests include the areas of power electronics and the control of electrical machines.
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