· Provides a fundamental understanding of the installation, operation and troubleshooting of Variable Speed Drives (VSDs)
· Includes practical coverage of key topics such as troubleshooting, control wiring, operating modes, braking types, automatic restart, harmonics, electrostatic discharge and EMC/EMI issues
· Essential reading for electrical engineers and those using VSDs for applications such as pumping, ventilation, conveyors and hoists in process control, materials handling and other industrial contexts
Typical practical applications of VSDs in process control and materials handling, such as those for pumping, ventilation, conveyers, compressors and hoists are covered in detail.
Professional engineers and technicians: electrical power engineering, control engineering (including process and materials handling applications); advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students; control and instrumentation engineers; industrial system integrators; electrical, mechanical and chemical engineers and technicians wishing to understand the essentials of variable speed drives and power electronics.