Guide to Power Electronics Design: Low-Power Components and Applications: Table of Contents

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Section 1: Introduction

  1. Power Electronics Industry
  2. Power Conversion Electronics
  3. Importance of Power Electronics in the Modern World
  4. Semiconductor Components
  5. Power Quality and Modern Components
  6. Systems Approach
  7. Specialized Applications
  8. References

Section 2: Power Semiconductors

  1. Introduction
  2. Power Diodes and Thyristors
  3. Gate Turn-Off Thyristors
  4. Bipolar Power Transistors
  5. Power MOSFETs
  6. Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT)
  7. MOS Controlled Thyristor (MCT)
  8. References

Section 3: DC to DC Converters

  1. Introduction
  2. DC to DC Conversion Fundamentals
  3. Converter Topologies
  4. Control of DC to DC Converters
  5. Resonant Converters
  6. Special DC to DC Converter Designs
  7. DC to DC Converter Applications and ICs
  8. State of the Art and Future Directions
  9. References

Section 4: Off-the-Line Switchmode Power Supplies

  1. Introduction
  2. Building Blocks of a Typical High Frequency Off-the-Line Switching Power Supply
  3. Magnetic Components
  4. Output Section
  5. Ancillary, Supervisory and Peripheral Circuits
  6. Power Supplies for Computers
  7. Modular SMPS Units for Various Industrial Systems
  8. Future Trends in SMPS
  9. Field Trouble-Shooting of Computer Systems Power Supplies
  10. References

Section 5: Rechargeable Batteries and Their Management

  1. Introduction
  2. Battery Terminology
  3. Battery Technologies: An Overview
  4. Lead-Acid Batteries
  5. Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) Batteries
  6. Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries
  7. Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) Batteries
  8. Reusable Alkaline Batteries
  9. Zn-Air Batteries
  10. Battery Management
  11. References

Section 6: Protection systems for Low Voltage, Low Power Systems

  1. Introduction
  2. Types of Disturbances
  3. Different Kinds of Power Protection Equipment
  4. Power Synthesis Equipment
  5. References

Section 7: Uninterruptible Power Supplies

  1. Introduction
  2. Different Types of Uninterrupted Power Supplies
  3. UPS System Components
  4. UPS Diagnostics, Intelligence, and Communications
  5. UPS Reliability, Technology Changes and the Future
  6. References

Section 8: Energy Saving Lamps and Electronic Ballasts

  1. Introduction
  2. Gas Discharge Lamps and High Intensity Discharge Lamps
  3. Introduction to Ballasts
  4. Some Definitions and Evaluation of Performance
  5. Conventional Ballasts
  6. High Frequency Resonant Ballasts
  7. The Next Generation of Ballasts
  8. Power Factor Correction and Dimming Ballasts
  9. Comparison of Compact Fluorescent Lamps Using Magnetic and Electronic Ballasts
  10. Future Developments of Electronic Ballasts
  11. References

Section 9: Power Factor Correction and Harmonic Control

  1. Introduction
  2. Definitions
  3. Harmonics and Power Factor
  4. Problems Caused by Harmonics
  5. Harmonic Standards
  6. Power Factor Correction
  7. Power Factor Correction ICs
  8. Active Low Frequency Power Factor Correction
  9. Evaluation of Power Factor Correction Circuits
  10. References

Section 10: Power Integrated Circuits, Power Hybrids, and Intelligent Power Modules

  1. Introduction
  2. Evolution of Power Integrated Circuits
  3. BCD Technology
  4. Applications of Power Integrated Circuits
  5. Power Hybrids
  6. Smart Power Devices
  7. Smart Power Microcontrollers
  8. System Components and Impact of IGBTs
  9. Future
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