Power Electronics Semiconductor Switches by R. S. Ramshaw

Power Electronics Semiconductor Switches

Power Electronics Semiconductor Switches by R. S. Ramshaw

Contents of Power Electronics Semiconductor Switches

  • Chapter 1. POWER CONDITIONING
  • Introduction
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Modulation
  • DC Supplies to a Load
  • AC Supplies to a Load
  • Waveform Distortion
  • Average Values
  • RMS Values
  • Form Factor
  • Harmonics
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
  • Average Power
  • Power Semiconductor Switches
  • Applications
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Chapter 2. SWITCHES IN CIRCUITS
  • Introduction
  • DC to DC Conversion
  • Buck Converter
  • Boost Converter
  • AC to DC Conversion
  • Converter Performance and Operation Modes
  • Single-phase Half-wave Converter
  • Single-phase Bridge Converter
  • DC to AC Conversion
  • Centre-tapped Source Inverter
  • Single-phase Bridge Inverter
  • Three-phase Inverters
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 3. THE DIODE
  • Introduction
  • Diode Structure
  • Diode I-V Characteristics
  • Forward Bias
  • Reverse Bias
  • Ideal Diode
  • Diode Models
  • Diode Turn-on
  • Diode Turn-off
  • Diode Protection
  • Overcurrent
  • Overvoltage
  • Transients
  • Diode Ratings Applications and Analysis
  • Ratings
  • Rectification
  • Diodes in Parallel and Series
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 4. THE BJT TRANSISTOR
  • Introduction
  • BJT Structure
  • BJT I-V Characteristics
  • Ideal Switch
  • Nonideal Switch
  • BlTModels
  • BJT turn-on
  • Turn-on Action
  • Tum-on Losses
  • BJT Turn-off
  • Tum-off Losses
  • Current Focusing
  • BlT Power Dissipation
  • BJT Base Drive
  • Baker Clamp
  • BJT Protection
  • Overcurrent
  • Overvoltage
  • Safe Operating Area (SOA)
  • Transients
  • BJT Ratings and Applications
  • Applications
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 5. THE THYRISTOR
  • Introduction
  • Thyristor Structure
  • Thyristor Models
  • Diode Model of the Thyristor
  • Two-transistor Model of the Thyristor
  • Thyristor I-V Characteristics
  • Thyristor Turn-on
  • Turn-on Losses
  • Turn-on Circuits
  • Thyristor Turn-off
  • Turn-off Circuits
  • Thyristor Power Dissipation
  • Thyristor Ratings
  • Thyristor Protection
  • Main Power Circuit
  • Gate Protection
  • Thennal Considerations
  • Thennal Resistance
  • Transient Thennal Impedance
  • Thyristors in Series and Parallel
  • Thyristors in Series
  • Thyristors in Parallel
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 6. THE MOSFET
  • Introduction
  • MOSFET Structure
  • MOSFET I-V Characteristics
  • MOSFET Models
  • MOSFET Turn-on
  • Turn-on Action
  • Turn-on Losses
  • MOSFET Turn-off
  • Turn-off Losses
  • MOSFET Gate Circuits
  • MOSFET Protection
  • Overvoltages
  • Overcurrents
  • Transients
  • MOSFET Ratings and Applications
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 7. THEIGBT
  • Introduction
  • IGBT Structure
  • IGBT I-V Characteristics
  • IGBT Model
  • IGBTTurn-on
  • Turn-on Losses
  • IGBT Turn-off
  • Turn-off Losses
  • IGBT Protection
  • Overvoltages
  • Overcurrent
  • Transients
  • IGBT Ratings and Applications
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 8. S THETRIAC
  • Introduction
  • Triac Structure
  • Triac Model
  • Triac I-V Characteristics
  • Triac Turn-on
  • Turn-on Action
  • Turn-on Losses
  • Turn-on Circuits
  • Triac Turn-off
  • Triac Ratings
  • Thermal Ratings
  • Triac Protection
  • Triac Applications
  • AC-AC Conversion
  • AC-DC Conversion
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 9. THEGTO
  • Introduction
  • GTO Structure
  • G TO I-V Charac teris tics
  • GTO Two-transistor Model
  • GTOTurn-on
  • GTO Turn-off
  • GTO Gate Circuits
  • GTO Protection
  • GTO Ratings and Applications
  • Summary
  • Problems
  • Bibliography
  • Chapter 10. OTHER SWITCHES AND THE MCT
  • Introduction
  • The SIT
  • SIT Structure
  • SIT I-V Characteristics
  • SIT Turn-off
  • SIT Turn-on
  • SIT Protection
  • SIT Ratings and Applications
  • The SITH
  • O I SITH Structure
  • SITH I-V Characteristics
  • SITH Turn-off
  • SITH Turn-on
  • SITH Protection
  • SITH Ratings and Applications
  • Thyristors
  • The ASCR
  • TheGATI
  • TheRCT
  • TheMCT
  • O S I MCT Structure
  • MCT I-V Characteristics
  • MCTModels
  • MCTTurn-on
  • MCTTurn-off
  • MCT Protection
  • MCT Ratings and Applications

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