Reliability in Power Electronics and Electrical Machines: Industrial Applications and Performance Models

Reliability in Power Electronics and Electrical Machines: Industrial Applications and Performance Models

Shahriyar Kaboli (Sharif University of Technology, Iran) and Hashem Oraee (Sharif University of Technology, Iran)
Release Date: March, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 481
ISBN13: 9781466694293|ISBN10: 1466694297|EISBN13: 9781466694309|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9429-3

Description

In modern industries, electrical energy conversion systems consist of two main parts: electrical machines and power electronic converters. With global electricity use at an all-time high, uninterrupted operation of electrical power converters is essential.

Reliability in Power Electronics and Electrical Machines: Industrial Applications and Performance Models provides an in-depth analysis of reliability in electrical energy converters as well as strategies for designing dependable power electronic converters and electrical machines. Featuring a comprehensive discussion on the topics of reliability design and measurement, failure mechanisms, and specific issues pertaining to quality, efficiency, and durability, this timely reference source offers practical examples and research-based results for use by engineers, researchers, and advanced-level students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Availability in Power Converters
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Converter Quality
  • Fault Tolerant Power Converters
  • Reliability Improvement
  • Reliability Prediction
  • Reliability Testing
  • Thermal Modeling

Reviews and Testimonials

In a text based on their teaching separate courses on power electronics and electrical machines, Kaboli and Oraee show the importance of reliability considerations in electric power converters, present the calculation methods of reliability in electric power converters, and propose techniques for improving reliability in electric power converters. As well as reliability in power electronics, they consider effective operational life of converters. They cover data preparation, reliability calculations, methods for preventing faults, methods for removing faults, and reliability in operation process.

– ProtoView Reviews

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