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Variable Speed Drives, 4th Edition by David William Spitzer

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Electrical Basics

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Unless one is designing or maintaining electronic equipment, everyday practical information becomes much more important than the laws of electricity that are presented in the classical texts. The intent of this chapter is to present those electrical concepts in a practical manner consistent with the understanding of the ensuing analysis. While some of the knowledge may seem trivial to some readers, the assumptions and models presented herein will be used throughout the text.

VOLTAGE AND CURRENT

Classically, there exists a potential difference between two points in an electrostatic field. Electrical work is performed when a charge is moved between these two points. All things being equal, the higher the potential difference, ...

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