Power Conditioning

  • R. S. Ramshaw


Power electronics is an established technology that bridges the power industry with its need for fast controllers, and the semiconductor industry with its attempt to produce devices with greater power handling capabilities. In essence, what power electronics does is to condition the power from a supply to suit the needs of the load. The main element of power electronics is the semiconductor switch. A description of semiconductor switches and how they are used is the subject of this book.


Half Cycle Majority Carrier Total Harmonic Distortion Voltage Waveform Power Conditioning 
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© R.S. Ramshaw 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. S. Ramshaw
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of WaterlooOntarioCanada

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