Dr. Bhimbra’s Power Electronics is a study of the subject and other related topics. The book incorporates several features, exercises, and questions in every chapter.
Summary Of The Book
Power Electronics is a text book for engineering students who are doing a course on the subject of power electronics. This book provides a descriptive study material on topics related to the subject, which is systematically structured and in the form of modules.
The initial modules of the book are designed for beginners particularly, and then there is a gradual transition to an advanced level. The book apprises the student with the latest in the technology and developments in the field. The topics included in the book have been explained in detail.
The discussions are based on the following topics: Introduction, Diode Circuits and Rectifiers, Power Semiconductor Diodes and Transistors, Thyristors and Thyristor Commutation Techniques, Phase Controlled Rectifiers, AC Voltage Controllers, Inverters, Cycloconverters, Electric Drives, and Power Factor Improvement and Some Applications.
Topics such as Fourier Analysis, Laplace Transforms, and Objective Type Questions are included in Appendixes A, B, and C.
There is an introductory level for every chapter. The author has attempted to present the subject in a systematic manner so that it is easily understandable by beginners. The problems for practice given in this book have an answer key, which the students may find to be helpful.
For the sake of better clarity of the topics, a number of diagrams illustrating the functions have been added. Unsolved problems have also been included with answers. In addition, each chapter consists of general questions at the end, along with hints for more complicated ones to evaluate the students’ grasp of the subject.
For students, the book Power Electronics serves as a textbook as well as a reference guide. This book is meant for students doing courses in Electronics, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechatronics, and Telecommunication.
About P. S. Bimbhra
Dr. P. S. Bimbhra is a retired Professor and leading author of books in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
His other books include Electrical Machinery and Generalized Theory of Electrical Machines, and they have been well accepted by students and the technical fraternity.
P. S. Bimbhra is a graduate from the Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh. He did his M.E. (Hons) and PhD from University of Rourke (now IIT-Rourke). The author is a life member of ISTE and Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India).
When you want to learn PE, go for PSB
very nice book