International Economics Pearson New International Edition

Author: James Gerber
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292036557
Release Date: 2013-08-28
Genre: Political Science

For an introductory International Economics course. A principles-level introduction to international economics that is accessible to all majors. International Economics uses a rich array of case studies to illuminate economic institutions and policies as well as recent developments in the global economy—without students having to rely on a prerequisite knowledge of higher-level math. Further, the text’s flexible approach—with self-contained chapters and comprehensive coverage—allows instructors to adapt the text easily to a wide range of syllabi. ¿ The sixth edition preserves the organization and coverage of the fifth edition and adds a number of updates and enhancements. All tables and graphs have been updated and every chapter begins with a list of student learning outcomes. Chapter 13, The United States in the World Economy, is heavily revised and refocused towards U.S. international economic relations, including NAFTA, but adds material on other trade agreements, including a new case study on preferential agreements such as the African Growth and Opportunity Act. ¿ Available with the award-winning MyEconLab! MyEconLab is a powerful assessment and tutorial system that works hand-in-hand with International Economics.¿MyEconLab includes comprehensive homework, quiz, test, and tutorial options, where instructors can manage all assessment needs in one program!¿ ¿ Note: If you are purchasing the standalone text (ISBN: 0132948915) or electronic version, MyEconLab does not come automatically packaged with the text. To purchase MyEconLab, please visit: www.myeconlab.com or you can purchase a package of the physical text + MyEconLab by searching the Pearson Higher Education web site. MyEconLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Electrical Machines Drives and Power Systems Pearson New International Edition

Author: Theodore Wildi
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292037325
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

For courses in Motor Controls, Electric Machines, Power Electronics, and Electric Power. This best-selling text employs a theoretical, practical, multidisciplinary approach to provide introductory students with a broad understanding of modern electric power. The scope of the book reflects the rapid changes that have occurred in power technology over the past few years–allowing the entrance of power electronics into every facet of industrial drives, and expanding the field to open more career opportunities.

Electrical Machines Drives

Author: P. Hammond
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483293363
Release Date: 2013-10-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Containing approximately 200 problems (100 worked), the text covers a wide range of topics concerning electrical machines, placing particular emphasis upon electrical-machine drive applications. The theory is concisely reviewed and focuses on features common to all machine types. The problems are arranged in order of increasing levels of complexity and discussions of the solutions are included where appropriate to illustrate the engineering implications. This second edition includes an important new chapter on mathematical and computer simulation of machine systems and revised discussions of unbalanced operation, permanent-magnet machines and universal motors. New worked examples and tutorial problems have also been added.

Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines

Author: Ewald Fuchs
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080559174
Release Date: 2011-08-29
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Power Quality in Power Systems and Electrical Machines, Second Edition helps readers understand the causes and effects of power quality problems and provides techniques to mitigate these problems. Power quality is a measure of deviations in supply systems and their components, and affects all connected electrical and electronic equipment, including computers, TV monitors, and lighting. In this book analytical and measuring techniques are applied to power quality problems as they occur in central power stations and distributed generation such as alternative power systems. Provides theoretical and practical insight into power quality problems; most books available are either geared to theory or practice only Problems and solutions at the end of each chapter dealing with practical applications Includes application examples implemented in SPICE, Mathematica, and MATLAB

Systematische Beurteilung technischer Schadensf lle

Author: G?nter Lange
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527683215
Release Date: 2014-02-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Zun?chst stehen bei der Havarie technischer Systeme die Fragen nach Sicherheit und Kosten im Vordergrund. Aber erst durch die systematische Analyse der schadensausl?senden Mechanismen bekommt man den Schl?ssel zur nachhaltigen Prophylaxe in die Hand. Das defekte Bauteil ist der ?Datentr?ger? f?r den Werkstoff und seinen Zustand sowie f?r die Beanspruchungen, die er erfahren hat und f?r den Mechanismus seines Versagens. Die Untersuchungsmethoden der Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik sind in der Lage, diese Informationen zu entschl?sseln. Durch einen Ist/Soll-Vergleich l?sst sich der Schadensausl?ser dingfest machen. Das vorliegende Buch ist aus einem gleichnamigen Seminar hervorgegangen. Dieses Seminar hat in mehr als 30 Jahren gezeigt, dass Schadensf?lle in ?berwiegender Zahl auf Zuwiderhandeln gegen bekannte Regeln der Technik beruhen. Daher liegt der Fokus dieses Nachschlagewerks auf der systematischen Gliederung des Fachgebietes und der anschaulichen Erkl?rung der Schadensmechanismen in der Theorie sowie durch die praktische Darstellung realer Schadensf?lle. Diese Kenntnisse sind f?r Konstrukteure und Produktionstechniker ebenso von Interesse wie f?r Qualit?ts- und Schadensanalytiker.

Introduction to Electrical Power Systems

Author: Mohamed E. El-Hawary
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470411368
Release Date: 2008-11-19
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Adapted from an updated version of the author's classic Electric Power System Design and Analysis, with new material designed for the undergraduate student and professionals new to Power Engineering. The growing importance of renewable energy sources, control methods and mechanisms, and system restoration has created a need for a concise, comprehensive text that covers the concepts associated with electric power and energy systems. Introduction to Electric Power Systems fills that need, providing an up-to-date introduction to this dynamic field. The author begins with a discussion of the modern electric power system, centering on the technical aspects of power generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization. After providing an overview of electric power and machine theory fundamentals, he offers a practical treatment-focused on applications-of the major topics required for a solid background in the field, including synchronous machines, transformers, and electric motors. He also furnishes a unique look at activities related to power systems, such as power flow and control, stability, state estimation, and security assessment. A discussion of present and future directions of the electrical energy field rounds out the text. With its broad, up-to-date coverage, emphasis on applications, and integrated MATLAB scripts, Introduction to Electric Power Systems provides an ideal, practical introduction to the field-perfect for self-study or short-course work for professionals in related disciplines.

Electrical Machines

Author: Jacek F. Gieras
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781498708845
Release Date: 2016-10-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book endeavors to break the stereotype that basic electrical machine courses are limited only to transformers, DC brush machines, induction machines, and wound-field synchronous machines. It is intended to serve as a textbook for basic courses on Electrical Machines covering the fundamentals of the electromechanical energy conversion, transformers, classical electrical machines, i.e., DC brush machines, induction machines, wound-field rotor synchronous machines and modern electrical machines, i.e., switched reluctance machines (SRM) and permanent magnet (PM) brushless machines. In addition to academic research and teaching, the author has worked for over 18 years in US high-technology corporative businesses providing solutions to problems such as design, simulation, manufacturing and laboratory testing of large variety of electrical machines for electric traction, energy generation, marine propulsion, and aerospace electric systems.

Control of Electric Machine Drive Systems

Author: Seung-Ki Sul
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118099568
Release Date: 2011-04-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A unique approach to sensorless control and regulator design of electric drives Based on the author's vast industry experience and collaborative works with other industries, Control of Electric Machine Drive Systems is packed with tested, implemented, and verified ideas that engineers can apply to everyday problems in the field. Originally published in Korean as a textbook, this highly practical updated version features the latest information on the control of electric machines and apparatus, as well as a new chapter on sensorless control of AC machines, a topic not covered in any other publication. The book begins by explaining the features of the electric drive system and trends of development in related technologies, as well as the basic structure and operation principles of the electric machine. It also addresses steady state characteristics and control of the machines and the transformation of physical variables of AC machines using reference frame theory in order to provide a proper foundation for the material. The heart of the book reviews several control algorithms of electric machines and power converters, explaining active damping and how to regulate current, speed, and position in a feedback manner. Seung-Ki Sul introduces tricks to enhance the control performance of the electric machines, and the algorithm to detect the phase angle of an AC source and to control DC link voltages of power converters. Topics also covered are: Vector control Control algorithms for position/speed sensorless drive of AC machines Methods for identifying the parameters of electric machines and power converters The matrix algebra to model a three-phase AC machine in d-q-n axes Every chapter features exercise problems drawn from actual industry experience. The book also includes more than 300 figures and offers access to an FTP site, which provides MATLAB programs for selected problems. The book's practicality and realworld relatability make it an invaluable resource for professionals and engineers involved in the research and development of electric machine drive business, industrial drive designers, and senior undergraduate and graduate students. To obtain instructor materials please send an email to [email protected] To visit this book's FTP site to download MATLAB codes, please click on this link: ftp://ftp.wiley.com/public/sci_tech_med/electric_machine/ MATLAB codes are also downloadable from Wiley Booksupport Site at http://booksupport.wiley.com

Electric Power Systems

Author: Ned Mohan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118074794
Release Date: 2012-01-18
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Author Ned Mohan has been a leader in EES education and research for decades. His three-book series on Power Electronics focuses on three essential topics in the power sequence based on applications relevant to this age of sustainable energy such as wind turbines and hybrid electric vehicles. The three topics include power electronics, power systems and electric machines. Key features in the first Edition build on Mohan's successful MNPERE texts; his systems approach which puts dry technical detail in the context of applications; and substantial pedagogical support including PPT's, video clips, animations, clicker questions and a lab manual. It follows a top-down systems-level approach to power electronics to highlight interrelationships between these sub-fields. It's intended to cover fundamental and practical design. This book also follows a building-block approach to power electronics that allows an in-depth discussion of several important topics that are usually left. Topics are carefully sequenced to maintain continuity and interest.

Electric Machines and Power Systems Electric machines

Author: S. A. Nasar
Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
ISBN: 0070459584
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This text offers a practical approach to electric machines, featuring explanations of fundamental principles, examples of real-world applications, and attention to the fine details of design and operation. Many worked examples are provided, as well as hundreds of homework problems and discussions of modern topics such as power electronics, DC machines and permanent magnet machines. The chapters are organized to expand logically upon previous subjects, including enough advanced material to serve as a valuable reference tool for continuing students.

Rechnerorganisation und entwurf

Author: David A. Patterson
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 3827415950
Release Date: 2005-09-20
Genre: Computers

Studierende der Informatik und der Ingenieurwissenschaften finden hier die zentralen Konzepte beim Aufbau und dem Entwurf von Rechnern ausführlich und mit vielen Beispielen erklärt. Das Buch bietet eine solide Grundlage für das Verständnis des Zusammenspiels zwischen Hardware und Software auf den unterschiedlichen Ebenen. Patterson/Hennessy deckt alle Themen zur Rechnerorganisation kompetent und aus einem Guss ab: beginnend mit dem Aufbau von Computern, einer Einführung in die Maschinensprache und die Rechnerarithmetik, über die Einflussfaktoren auf die Rechenleistung und den Entwurf von Steuerwerk und Datenpfad, bis hin zur Leistungssteigerung durch Nutzung von Pipelining und der Speicherhierarchie. Zwei Kapitel über Ein- und Ausgabesysteme sowie zu Multiprozessoren und Cluster-Computing runden das Werk ab. Herausragende Merkmale: - Grundlagen ergänzt durch Fallstudien aus der Praxis wie z.B. die Organisation aktueller Pentium-Implementierungen oder das PC-Cluster von Google - Kapitel 9 "Multiprozessoren und Cluster" exklusiv in der deutschen Ausgabe des Buchs - Glossar-Begriffe, Verständnisfragen, Hinweise auf Fallstricke und Fehlschlüsse, Zusammenfassungen zu allen Kapiteln -zweisprachiger Index Auf der CD-ROM: -> ergänzende und vertiefende Materialien im Umfang von ca. 350 Seiten: - vertiefende Abschnitte mit Fokus auf Hardware oder Software - Historische Perspektiven und Literaturhinweise zu allen Kapiteln - 4 Anhänge: A) Assemblers, Linkers, SPIM; B) The Basics of Logic Design; C) Mapping Control to Hardware; D) A Survey of RISC Architectures -> ca. 200 nicht in die deutsche Print-Ausgabe übernommene Aufgaben der englischsprachigen Print-Ausgabe -> ca. 180 Aufgaben zur Vertiefung inkl. Lösungen -> Werkzeuge mit Tutorien, z.B. SPIM, Icarus Verilog. Für Dozenten: Zugang zu Materialien aus der Original Instructor ́s Website: Lectures slides, Lecture Notes, Figures from the book, Solutions to all exercises

Vehicular Electric Power Systems

Author: Ali Emadi
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824758783
Release Date: 2003-12-12
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles acquaints professionals with trends and challenges in the development of more electric vehicles (MEVs) using detailed examples and comprehensive discussions of advanced MEV power system architectures, characteristics, and dynamics. The authors focus on real-world applications and highlight issues related to system stability as well as challenges faced during and after implementation. Probes innovations in the development of more electric vehicles for improved maintenance, support, endurance, safety, and cost-efficiency in automotive, aerospace, and marine vehicle engineering Heralding a new wave of advances in power system technology, Vehicular Electric Power Systems discusses: Different automotive power systems including conventional automobiles, more electric cars, heavy-duty vehicles, and electric and hybrid electric vehicles Electric and hybrid electric propulsion systems and control strategies Aerospace power systems including conventional and advanced aircraft, spacecraft, and the international space station Sea and undersea vehicles The modeling, real-time state estimation, and stability assessment of vehicular power systems Applications of fuel cells in various land, sea, air, and space vehicles Modeling techniques for energy storage devices including batteries, fuel cells, photovoltaic cells, and ultracapacitors Advanced power electronic converters and electric motor drives for vehicular applications Guidelines for the proper design of DC and AC distribution architectures

Analysis of Electric Machinery and Drive Systems

Author: Paul Krause
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118524329
Release Date: 2013-05-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Introducing a new edition of the popular reference on machine analysis Now in a fully revised and expanded edition, this widely used reference on machine analysis boasts many changes designed to address the varied needs of engineers in the electric machinery, electric drives, and electric power industries. The authors draw on their own extensive research efforts, bringing all topics up to date and outlining a variety of new approaches they have developed over the past decade. Focusing on reference frame theory that has been at the core of this work since the first edition, this volume goes a step further, introducing new material relevant to machine design along with numerous techniques for making the derivation of equations more direct and easy to use. Coverage includes: Completely new chapters on winding functions and machine design that add a significant dimension not found in any other text A new formulation of machine equations for improving analysis and modeling of machines coupled to power electronic circuits Simplified techniques throughout, from the derivation of torque equations and synchronous machine analysis to the analysis of unbalanced operation A unique generalized approach to machine parameters identification A first-rate resource for engineers wishing to master cutting-edge techniques for machine analysis, Analysis of Electric Machinery and Drive Systems is also a highly useful guide for students in the field.