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Author Crowder, Richard M.
Title Electric drives and electromechanical systems [electronic resource] / Richard Crowder.
Publication Info. Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.
Edition 1st ed.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xv, 292 p.) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-287) and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents 1 Electromechanical Systems -- 2 Analyzing a drive system -- 3 Power transmission and sizing -- 4 Velocity and position transducers -- 5 Brushed direct-current motors -- 6 Brushless motors and controllers -- 7 Induction motors -- 8 Stepper motors -- 9 Related motors and actuators -- 10 Controllers for automation -- Units and Conversion Factors -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary The focus of this book on the selection and application of electrical drives and control systems for electromechanical and mechatronics applications makes it uniquely useful for engineers in industry working with machines and drives. It also serves as a student text for courses on motors and drives, and engineering design courses, especially within mechanical engineering and mechatronics degree programs. The criteria for motor-drive selection are explained, and the main types of drives available to drive machine tools and robots introduced. The author also provides a review of control systems and their application, including PLCs and network technologies. The coverage of machine tools and high-performance drives in smaller applications makes this a highly practical book focused on the needs of students and engineers working with electromechanical systems. * An invaluable survey of electric drives and control systems for electromechanical and mechatronics applications * Essential reading for electrical and mechanical engineers using motors and drives * An ideal electric motors and drives text for university courses including mechatronics.
Subject Electric driving.
Electric controllers.
Power electronics.
Related To Print version: Crowder, Richard M. Electric drives and electromechanical systems. 1st ed. Oxford ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006 0750667400 (DLC) 2007275368 (OCoLC)64554020
Standard No. 162591601 244572165 507060501 827906406
ISBN 9780080492643 (electronic bk.)
0080492649 (electronic bk.)
9780750667401 (pbk.)
0750667400 (pbk.)
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