Introduction; Dynamics of Electrical Drives; Characteristics of dc Motors; Characteristics of ac Motors; Starting; Electric Braking; Rating and Heating of Motors; Introduction to Solid State Controlled Drives; Stepper Motors; Industrial Applications.
S K Pillai is former Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai. He has taught subjects like Electrical Machines and Drives for both undergraduate and postgraduate students in electrical engineering for about three decades. He is a life member of the Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society of Technical Education. Dr. Pillai has published several papers in IEEE transactions and journal of the Institution of Engineers (India).