Electric Machinery and Transformers

ISBN-10: 0195138902

ISBN-13: 9780195138900

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

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Description: This is a revision of Guru/Hiziroglu: Electric Machinery and Transformers, 2/E. The text is designed for the standard third or fourth year (junior/senior) course in electrical engineering commonly called electric machinery or electromechanical energy conversion. This text discusses the principles behind building the primary infrastructure for the generation of electricity (such as hydroelectric dams, turbines, etc.) that supplies the energy needs of people throughout the world. In addition to power generation, the book covers the basics of various types of electric motors, from large electric train motors, to those in hair dryers and smaller devices. The largest markets for a book such as this will be found in countries with developing infrastructures. The text is best known for its accuracy, pedagogy, and clear writing style. This revision should make Electric Machinery and Transformers the most up-to-date text on the market. Electric Machinery and Transformers continues its strong pedagogical tradition with a wealth of examples, new exercises, review questions, and effective chapter summaries. Electric Machinery and Transformers begins with a review of the basics of circuit theory and electromagnetics. Chapter 3 begins the heart of the course with the principles of electromehcanical energy conversion; Chapter 4 covers transformers; Chapters 5 & 6 cover direct current generators and motors; Chapters 7 & 8 cover synchronous generators and motors. Chapters 9 and 10 round out the motors coverage with an introduction to polyphase induction motors and single-phase motors. Finally, Chapter 11 deals with dynamics of electrics machines and Chapter 12 covers special purpoe machines. This revised second edition features updated examples for modern applications, new problems, and additional material on power electronics. An instructor's manual will accompany the main text and will be available free to adopters.

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Book details

List price: $188.40
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/20/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 720
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

Review of Electric Circuit Theory
Direct-Current Circuit Analysis
Alternating-Current Circuit Analysis
Three-Phase Circuits
Measurement of Power
Review of Basic Laws of Electromagnetism
Maxwell's Equations
Magnetic Materials and Their Properties
Magnetic Circuits
Self- and Mutual Inductances
Magnetically Coupled Coils
Magnetic Losses
Permanent Magnets
Principles of Electromechanical Energy Conversion
Electric Field as a Medium
Magnetic Field as a Medium
A Coil in a Uniform Magnetic Field
A Coil in a Time-Varying Magnetic Field
Synchronous Motor
Reluctance Motor
Construction of a Transformer
An Ideal Transformer
The Real Transformer
Voltage Regulation
Maximum Efficiency Criterion
Determination of Transformer Parameters
Per-Unit Computations
The Autotransformer
Three-Phase Transformers
The Constant-Current Transformer
Instrument Transformers
Direct-Current Generators
Mechanical Construction
Armature Windings
Induced EMF Equation
Developed Torque
Magnetization Characteristic of a DC Machine
Theory of Commutation
Armature Reaction
Types of DC Generators
Voltage Regulation
Losses in DC Machines
A Separately Excited DC Generator
A Shunt Generator
A Series Generator
Compound Generators
Maximum Efficiency Criterion
Direct-Current Motors
Operation of a DC Motor
Speed Regulation
Losses in a DC Motor
A Series Motor
A Shunt Motor
The Compound Motor
Methods of Speed Control
The Ward-Leonard System
Torque Measurements
Braking or Reversing DC Motors
Synchronous Generators
Construction of a Synchronous Machine
Armature Windings
Pitch Factor
Distribution Factor
Winding Connections
Induced EMF Equation
The Equivalent Circuit
Power Relationships
Synchronous Generator Tests
The External Characteristic
Salient-Pole Synchronous Generator
Parallel Operation of Synchronous Generators
Synchronous Motors
Construction and Operation of a Synchronous Motor
Equivalent Circuit of a Synchronous Motor
Power Expressions
Exact Condition for Maximum Power
Effect of Excitation
Power Factor Correction
Polyphase Induction Motors
Principle of Operation
Development of an Equivalent Circuit
An Approximate Equivalent Circuit
Maximum Power Criterion
Maximum Torque Criterion
Maximum Effic
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