Handbooks

Pages: 80
Number of copies printed: 5 300


The way we control and manage motors has changed. Advances in electronics, the incorporation of drives into overall control systems and the realisation that motor and drive optimisation can have a significant impact on the bottom line has necessitated a look at current issues in this field.

This handbook does not pretend to be more than a perspective but we have assembled a formidable team of authors who have shared their knowledge and understanding allowing readers to gain in overall insight into current trends, technologies and strategies.

The book is divided is organised into nine chapters, written by a variety of industry experts.

Our sincere thanks go to Henry du Preez and all the authors who have so willingly contributed their insights.



Contents

Foreword
I Jandrell, Crown Publications

Chapter 1:
Introduction to machines
H du Preez, Henry du Preez Associates

Chapter 2:
Overview of variable speed drives
H Dunn, ABB


Chapter 3:
Variable speed drives: their effects on motors
R Melaia, L H Marthinusen


Chapter 4:
Medium voltage drives
R Annandale, Saftronics


Chapter 5:
Active filtering
L Asiminoaei, S Hansen, H G Moos, S Kalaschnikow, J Masters, J D Bergman, Danfoss Power Electronics


Chapter 6:
DC drives
G Botha, Winder Controls


Chapter 7:
Trends in drives systems maintenance
A J M de Sousa, Yellotec


Chapter 8:
Reliability and maintenance of variable speed drives
I Y Önel, Engin Çağlar, A Duyar, Artesis

Chapter 9:
Industrial Experience: A Case Study
F Endrejat, Sasol Technology; B van Blerk, Sasol Synfuels; G Vignolo, Siemens Energy & Automation


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About the authors

 

Magazines

African Fusion

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Construction World

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Electricity + Control

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Lighting in Design

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MechChem Africa

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Modern Mining

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Modern Quarrying

ModernQuarryingModern Quarrying is firmly entrenched as a leading industry-specific magazine. It focuses on promoting the science and practice of quarrying and processing in southern Africa.

Sparks Electrical News

SparksElectricalNewsReadable and informative, Sparks Electrical News is the newspaper for those involved in installing and maintaining electrical supplies and equipment.

 
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