- Khanna Publishers
Students in the field of telecommunications, instrumentation and electronics, will find the book Power Electronics, very useful. The book can be used as an add-on reference to the text books being used by the students.
The book has been very well designed and covers all the important topics in these fields. The author starts the book by describing force diodes before moving to power transistors and thyristors. For clarity purposes, the has many illustrative figures and worked illustrations that improve a students understanding of the subject.
Every topic starts with a simple introduction, and progresses gradually to the tough sections. The execution is simple and the students can easily understand the concepts. The book also covers the topics of rectifiers in extensive detail. Diodes and choppers have also been given a place in this book. The book uses the latest data and all concepts involved have been presented in their updated form.
The students will also find the problems put up in this book have detailed solutions with explanations given wherever necessary. Power Electronics serves a dual purpose, that of a textbook when the student is in college and as a ready reference when he or she becomes a professional. The book is specially helpful to engineering students in their 6th and 7th semester at college.
About the author:
The book has been written by Dr. P.S. Bimbhra who as a retired Professor of Electronics Engineering and Electrical Engineering from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, in Patiala. Dr Bimbhra is an alumni of IIT Roorkee and is also the author of many research papers and books about electronics.