The second edition presents the readers with more solved problems, new methodologies to solve conventional problems and new chapters. The aim in writing this book is to bridge the gap between specialist textbooks (which are pitched at a level too academic for an average student) and the most prosaic "handbooks", which are full of useful detail but provide little opportunity for the development of any real insight or understanding.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-80386-76-8
  • Chapter 1

    DC Circuit Concepts Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    A circuit is an unbroken loop of conductive material that allows electrons to flow through itself continuously without beginning or end. The chapter discusses concepts such as Ohm's Law, Voltage and Current Sources, Source Transformation, The Resistance Parameter etc.
  • Chapter 2

    DC Circuit Analysis Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Network analysis is any structured technique used to mathematically analyze a circuit. Often the engineer encounters circuits containing multiple sources or power or component configurations which challenge simplification by series/parallel analysis techniques. In such cases, they are forced to use other means. This chapter presents a few techniques useful in analyzing such complex circuits.
  • Chapter 3

    AC Circuits Concepts Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    This chapter focuses mainly on sinusoidal waveforms. These alternating sinusoidal quantities are applied to electrical circuits have different configuration of components and their steady state behaviour is studied.
  • Chapter 4

    Steady State Analysis of AC Circuits Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    This chapter discusses the behavious of components (resistor, inductor and capacitor) when alternating current is applied across them. In later sections, steady state analysis of their combined behaviour is also studied.
  • Chapter 5

    Resonance in AC Circuits Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Resonance is the term employed for describing the steady state operation of circuit or system at that frequency for which the resultant response is in time phase with the source function even though the energy storing elements are present in the system. This chapter discusses concepts such as resonance in series AC circuits, resonant frequency, salient feature about series resonance etc.
  • Chapter 6

    Magnetic Circuit Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    This chapter contains some basic definitions and concepts under the concept magnetic circuit. It also elaborates on concepts such as analogies between electric and magnetic circuits. hysteresis and eddy current losses. magnetic coupling etc.
  • Chapter 7

    Electrical Measuring Instruments Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electrical measuring instruments are used to measure the magnitude of various electrical quantities such as current, voltage, resistance, power, energy etc. This chapter discusses the various electrical measuring instruments and their working and principles associated with them.
  • Chapter 8

    Transformer (Single Phase) Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    A transformer is a static electromagnetic energy conversion device, which transfers electrical energy from one electrical circuit to another electrical circuit, without any change in supply frequency. This chapter discusses concepts such as the types of transformers, construction, working principle etc.
  • Chapter 9

    Electromechanical Energy Conversion Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Electrical power is used to provide heat during the winters. Either for heating a room or heating water in the geyser. During summer electrical power is used for cooling in the form of air conditioning or refrigerators. This chapter considers to what purpose the electrical power is used on the consumer's end.
  • Chapter 10

    DC Generator Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Converters that are used to transform mechanical energy into electrical energy are called generators. In case the electrical power obtained is in DC form it is called a DC Generator. The process of transformation is known as electromechanical energy conversion.This chapter discusses concepts such as the construction of a DC machine, principles and working of a DC generator etc.
  • Chapter 11

    DC Motor Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Motors come in many sizes and types but their basic function remains the same. The DC Motor is the most commonly used actuator for producing movement and whose speed of rotation can easily be controlled making them ideal for use in applications where speed control, servo type control and/or positioning is required. This chapter discusses concepts such as the basic principle of DC Motors, types of DC Motors, concept of back E.M.F etc.
  • Chapter 12

    Three-Phase Induction Motor Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    A Three-Phase Induction Motor is a type of asynchronous AC motor where power is supplied to the rotating device by means of electromagnetic induction. This chapter elaborates on concepts such as types, construction, principle of operation of three phase induction motors etc.
  • Chapter 13

    Single-Phase Induction Motor Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Single-phase induction motors are the most popular tools and have a wide range of applications. Fans, refrigerators, washing machines etc. are some of the most common applications of single-phase induction motors. Single phase induction motors are simple in construction, reliable, easy to repair and comparatively cheaper in cost as compared to the three-phase induction motors.
  • Chapter 14

    Three-Phase Synchronous Machine Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Three-Phase Synchronous Machine can operate both as a motor and as a generator. It has the same constructional features for both a motor and a generator. This chapter discusses concepts such as construction, basic principles etc. of three-phase synchronous motors.
  • Chapter 15

    Three-Phase AC Circuits Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Most of the appliances at home as well as in the commercial field operate on a single-phase AC circuit. The generation of power is done through three-phase AC circuits. This chapter elaborates on concepts such as generation of three-phase voltages, interconnection of three-phases, power measurement in star connected load etc.
  • Chapter 16

    Introduction to Power System Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    Power system is the nomenclature given to the whole life-span of electricity from birth till the end (generation to consumption). Electrical power has become almost as much of a necessity as the basic elements in our everyday life.
  • Chapter 17

    Introduction to Earthing and Electrical Safety Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The process of connecting metallic bodies of all the electrical apparatus and equipment to a huge mass of earth by a wire having negligible resistance is called as earthing. This chapter briefly introduces the topic of earthing and other electrical safety measures.

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