Electric Energy: An Introduction, Third Edition

Electric Energy: An Introduction, Third Edition


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  • Covers the standard topics of power electronic and electromechanical conversion, as well as energy resources, power plants, renewable energy, and more
  • Presents most of the chapters as stand-alone topics, giving instructors more flexibility in deciding how to structure the course
  • Includes numerous examples from real systems and with real data, making them more relevant to students
  • Emphasizes issues that engineers encounter in their everyday work
  • Addresses electric safety, which is often overlooked in energy courses
  • Contains more than 525 illustrations


The search for renewable energy and smart grids, the societal impact of blackouts, and the environmental impact of generating electricity, along with the new ABET criteria, continue to drive a renewed interest in electric energy as a core subject. Keeping pace with these changes, Electric Energy: An Introduction, Third Edition restructures the traditional introductory electric energy course to better meet the needs of electrical and mechanical engineering students.

Now in color, this third edition of a bestselling textbook gives students a wider view of electric energy, without sacrificing depth. Coverage includes energy resources, renewable energy, power plants and their environmental impacts, electric safety, power quality, power market, blackouts, and future power systems. The book also makes the traditional topics of electromechanical conversion, transformers, power electronics, and three-phase systems 

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