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> Principles of Power Electronics

Principles of Power Electronics


John G. Kassakian, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, David J. Perreault, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, George C. Verghese, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Martin F. Schlecht, SynQor Inc.
Published 2023


Substantially expanded and updated, the new edition of this classic textbook provides unrivalled coverage of the fundamentals of power electronics. Comprehensive coverage of foundational concepts in circuits, magnetics, devices, dynamic models, and control establishes a strong conceptual framework for further study. Extensive discussion of contemporary practical considerations, enhanced by real-world examples, prepares readers for design scenarios ranging from low-power dc/dc converters to multi-megawatt ac machine drives. New topics include SiC and GaN wide-bandgap materials, superjunction MOSFET and IGBT devices, advanced…

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  • Deepens students' understanding through end-of-chapter problems that apply the material to new scenarios

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