Expected by: 18 February 2023
Power Electronics for Next-Generation Drives and Energy Systems

Power Electronics for Next-Generation Drives and Energy Systems

Volume 2: Clean Generation and Power Grids  

Edited by Nayan Kumar, Josep M. Guerrero, Debaprasad Kastha, Tapas Kumar Saha

Power electronics converters are devices that change parameters of electric power, such as voltage and frequency, as well as between AC and DC. They are essential parts of both advanced drives, for machines and vehicles, and energy systems to meet required flexibility and efficiency criteria. In energy systems both stationary and mobile, control and converters help ensure reliability and quality of electric power supplies.

This reference in two volumes is useful reading for scientists and researchers working with power electronics, drives and energy systems; manufacturers developing power electronics for advanced applications; professionals working in the utilities sector; and for advanced students of subjects related to power electronics.

Volume 1 covers converters and control for drives, while Volume 2 addresses clean generation and power grids. The chapters enable the reader to directly apply the knowledge gained to their research and designs. Topics include reliability, WBG power semiconductor devices, converter topology and their fast response, matrix and multilevel converters, nonlinear dynamics, AI and machine learning. Robust modern control is covered as well. A coherent chapter structure and step-by-step explanation provide the reader with the understanding to pursue their research.

About the Editors

Nayan Kumar is an institute post-doctoral fellow at the School of Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India. His research interests include power electronics and its applications such as in photovoltaic systems, wind turbines, electric vehicles, reliability, harmonics and adjustable speed drives. He received his PhD in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology Durgapur, Durgapur, India, in 2018.

Josep M. Guerrero is a professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. His research interests include power electronics, distributed energy-storage systems, energy management systems, smart metering and the internet of things for AC/DC microgrids. He serves as associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, and IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine, and as editor for the IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

Debaprasad Kastha is a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. Prior assignments include the Research and Development Division of Crompton Greaves, Ltd., Mumbai. He has been performing research on power electronics and drives for more than two decades, and has authored or co-authored about 50 technical papers, books, and electronic teaching aids. His research interests include the areas of wind power generation, machine drives, dc power supply, and distribution systems.

Tapas Kumar Saha is a professor at the National Institute of Technology Durgapur, India. He is well known in the field of Power Electronics and Machine Drives and their applications in Renewable Energy Generation. He also serves as reviewer of numerous IEEE transactions and conferences. His current research interests include control and implementation of renewable energy generation systems through power electronics and machine drives.

Item Subjects:
Energy Engineering

Publication Year: 2023

Pages: 280

ISBN-13: 978-1-83953-469-0

Format: HBK

Editors: Nayan Kumar, Josep M. Guerrero, Debaprasad Kastha, Tapas Kumar Saha

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