1. Electric motors - the basics 2. Introduction to power electronic converters for motor drives 3. Conventional D.C. Motors 4. D.C. Motor drives 5. Induction motors rotating field, slip and torque 6. Induction motor - operation from 50/60 hz supply 7. Variable frequency operation of induction motors 8. Field oriented control of induction motors 9. Synchronous, permanent magnet and reluctance motors and drives 10. Stepping and switched reluctance motors 11. Motor/drive selection
Austin Hughes was a long-time member of the innovative motors and drives research team at the University of Leeds, UK, and has established a reputation for an informal style that opens up complex subjects to a wide readership, including students and managers as well as technicians and engineers. Bill Drury is an independent consultant in power electronics, electrical machines and drives (PEMD). He has 45 years industrial PEMD experience - Siemens, Rolls-Royce and for 20 years Technical Director of Control Techniques. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He is a Visiting Professor of Innovation at Bristol University and a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University.