Within this book the fundamental concepts associated with the topic of power electronic control are covered alongside the latest equipment and devices, new application areas and associated computer-assisted methods.
*A practical guide to the control of reactive power systems
Today’s control system designers face an ever-increasing “need for speed” and accuracy in their system measurements and computations. New design approaches using microcontrollers and DSP are emerging, and designers must understand these new approaches, the tools available, and how best to apply them.
This practical text covers the latest techniques in microcontroller-based control system design, making use of the popular MSP430 microcontroller from Texas Instruments.
Ebook "Control in power electronics" is a one of the English or of the most basic and the power electronics sector, power electronic controllers. This is a useful reference for you is majored in Electrical - Electronics.
The purpose of Power Electronics Handbook is to provide a
reference that is both concise and useful for engineering
students and practicing professionals. It is designed to cover
a wide range of topics that make up the field of power
electronics in a well-organized and highly informative
manner. The Handbook is a careful blend of both traditional
topics and new advancements. Special emphasis is placed on
practical applications, thus, this Handbook is not a theoretical
one, but an enlightening presentation of the usefulness of the
rapidly growing field of power electronics.
-The speed sensor are mounted on the sub axle carriers and receive information from the toothed targets
-The targets are fixed on the drive shafts for the front wheels
-The front sensors are radial and are not able to be adjusted
-The targets are fixed on the bubs(cannot be removed) for the rear wheels
-The rear sensor are radial and are not able to be adjusted
Over the course of roughly a year, after completing my first book, I resurrected an old
pet project of building an autonomous submarine (referred to as the E-2 project) with
certain fairly challenging functionality requirements. In the course of developing this
idea, I spent many hours on the Internet and elsewhere, researching techniques for
rapid development of various electromechanical control systems and platforms to run
fairly complex signal-processing algorithms.
The perennially bestselling third edition of Norman A. Anderson's Instrumentation for Process Measurement and Control provides an outstanding and practical reference for both students and practitioners. It introduces the fields of process measurement and feedback control and bridges the gap between basic technology and more sophisticated systems. Keeping mathematics to a minimum, the material meets the needs of the instrumentation engineer or technician who must learn how equipment operates.
A control system is a collection of components working together under the direction of
some machine intelligence. In most cases, electronic circuits provide the intelligence,
and electromechanical components such as sensors and motors provide the interface to
the physical world. A good example is the modern automobile. Various sensors supply
the on-board computer with information about the engine’s condition. The computer
then calculates the precise amount of fuel to be injected into the engine and adjusts the
ignition timing. T...
Power electronics is the technology of processing and controlling the flow of electric energy
by supplying voltages and currents in a form that is optimally suited to the end-user’s
requirements .Atypical block diagram is given in Figure 1.1 . The input power can be
either AC and DC sources. A general example is one in which the AC input power is from
the electric utility. The output power to the load can be either AC and DC voltages. The
power processor in the block diagram is usually called a converter. Conversion technologies
are used to construct converters.
semiconductors.In the first category are substances which provide an easy path for an electric current. All metals are conductors, however some metals do not conduct well. Manganin, for example, is a poor conductor. Copper is a good conductor, therefore it is widely used for cables. A non-metal which conducts well is carbon. Salt water is an example of a liquid conductor.
A material which does not easily release electrons is called an insulator. Rubber, nylon, porcelain and air are all insulator. There are no perfect insulators.
Computers now form an integral part of most real-time control systems.With the advent of the
microprocessors and microcontrollers in the last few decades the use of computers in control
applications has been ever growing. Microcontrollers are single-chip computers which can be
used to control real-time systems. Such controllers are also referred to as embedded real-time
computers. These devices are low-cost, single-chip and easy to program.
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The amount of knowledge an electrician must possess
to be able to install and troubleshoot control systems in
today’s industry has increased dramatically in recent
years. A continuous influx of improved control components
allows engineers and electricians to design and
install even more sophisticated and complex control
systems. Industrial Motor Control presents the solidstate
devices common in an industrial environment.
The field of industrial electronics covers a plethora of problems that must be solved in industrial practice.
Electronic systems control many processes that begin with the control of relatively simple devices like
electric motors, through more complicated devices such as robots, to the control of entire fabrication
processes. An industrial electronics engineer deals with many physical phenomena as well as the sensors
that are used to measure them.
This book is mainly intended for designers and users of magnetic components
in power electronics. It can also be used for didactical purposes. Magnetic
components such as inductors and transformers constitute together with the
control and the semiconductor components, the main parts in the design of
power electronic converters. Some experience teaches that the design of the
magnetic parts is still often done by trial and error. This can be explained by
a (too) long working-in time for designing inductors and transformers.
Nowadays most of the systems are computer controlled among them we quote
mechatronic systems where the intelligence is implemented in microcontrollers. The
discipline that deals with such systems is mechatronics that we define as the syner
gistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and software
engineering. The purpose of this interdisciplinary engineering field is to control
complex systems by providing hardware and software solutions. The engineers
working in this field must master concepts in electronics, control and programming.
Control problems arise in the plant and must be solved in the plant. Until plant engineers and control designers are able to communicate with each other, their mutual problems await solution. I do not mean to imply that abstract mathematics is not capable of solving control problems, but it is striking how often the same solution can be reached by using good common sense. High-order equations and high-speed computers can be manipulated to the point where common sense is dulled
The word robot is commonly defined as a mechanical device capable of performing
human tasks, or behaving in a human-like manner. No argument here.
The description certainly fits.
But to the robotics experimenter, “robot” has a completely different meaning.
A robot is a special brew of motors, solenoids, wires, and assorted electronic odds
and ends, a marriage of mechanical and electronic gizmos.
The use of a combustion engine to motivate a car has been questioned in recent times due
to the increasing concern of warming. As a result of this, the concept of driving
a car with an electric engine has become of particular interest. Dr. Geoff Walker and his
PhD students are working on the creation of the Universitys own electric car.
This thesis project is focused on deriving a control scheme to drive an induction machine
that could be applied to the electric car.
Power Electronics and Motor Drives including content: introduction and Perspective, power Semiconductor Devices, phase-Controlled Converters and Cycloconverters, voltage-Fed Converters and PWM Techniques, current-Fed Converters, electrical Machines for Variable-Speed Drives, induction Motor Drives, synchronous Motor Drives, computer Simulation and Digital Control.