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Motors and Drives A Practical Technology Guide

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ISBN-10: 155617800X

ISBN-13: 9781556178009

Edition: 2002

Authors: Dave Polka

List price: $109.00
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Drawing on over 20 years of experience as an instructor and developer of technical support and training materials for major drives manufacturers, the author of this practical reference introduces engineering concepts of motors and drives in a way that can be easily understood by both engineers unfamiliar with the technology, and technicians who are technically literate but not accustomed to complex theory and mathematics. It features simple explanations, summaries, review questions, glossaries, and reference tables for formulas and conversions. The text begins with an explanation of the principles of DC and variable frequency AC drive technology. It provides an overview of drive components…    
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Book details

List price: $109.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: ISA
Publication date: 6/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

About the Authorp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
What is a Drive?p. 1
Drive Principles of Operationp. 5
Types of Drives, Features and Principlesp. 7
Chapter Reviewp. 14
Check Your Knowledgep. 14
Review of Basic Principlesp. 15
Introductionp. 15
Electrical Principlesp. 15
Electrical/Electronic Devicesp. 29
Mechanical Principlesp. 41
Mechanical Devicesp. 58
Chapter Reviewp. 65
Check Your Knowledgep. 67
AC and DC Motorsp. 69
Introductionp. 69
DC Motors: General Principles of Operationp. 69
AC Motors: General Principles of Operationp. 90
Servomotors: General Principles of Operationp. 122
Chapter Reviewp. 127
Check Your Knowledgep. 129
AC and DC Drivesp. 131
Introductionp. 131
DC Drivesp. 131
AC Drivesp. 156
Chapter Reviewp. 199
Check Your Knowledgep. 202
Drive Control and Feedback Devicesp. 203
Open-Loop Controlp. 203
Closed-Loop Controlp. 204
Drive Control Methods: DCp. 214
Drive Control Methods: ACp. 217
Sensors and Controlsp. 224
Chapter Reviewp. 226
Check Your Knowledgep. 227
Drive System Control Methodsp. 229
Introductionp. 229
Coordinated Drive Systemsp. 229
DC Systemsp. 244
AC Systemsp. 249
AC versus DC Drive Systemsp. 255
Chapter Reviewp. 259
Check Your Knowledgep. 259
Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Drive Systemsp. 261
Routine Drive Maintenancep. 261
General Troubleshootingp. 267
Chapter Reviewp. 268
Check Your Knowledgep. 269
Final Review & Closing Remarksp. 271
What is a Drive? Why Drives are Appliedp. 271
Review of Basic Principlesp. 271
Motorsp. 273
Drivesp. 274
Drive Control and Feedback Devicesp. 276
Drive Systemsp. 277
Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Drive Systemsp. 278
Closing Remarksp. 278
Check Your Knowledgep. 281
Check Your Knowledge - Answersp. 285
Formulas and Conversionsp. 299
Drive Enclosure Typesp. 309
Terms and Definitionsp. 313
Bibliographyp. 353
Indexp. 357
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