Dc Machines and Transformers, 2/e

Dc Machines and Transformers, 2/e

Authors : K Murugesh Kumar

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About the Author

K Murugesh Kumar :- K Murugesh Kumar is currently, the Principal, Sri Krishna Engineering College, Chennai. Prior to this, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has over 22 years of teaching experience and has authored several books, some of which are, Basic Electrical Science and Technology, DC Machines and Transformers, Induction and Synchronous Machines. Dr Kumar has also worked as a consultant in the areas of Design and Testing of Electric Machines and in testing of Electrical Instruments for the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).

About the Book

Comprehensive, lucid and student-friendly, this book adopts a self-study approach and is aimed at demystifying the students (for students who consider ‘Electric Machines’ too tough). It covers DC Machines in 10 chapters and Transformers in 8 chapters.


    Fundamentals of Electrical Machines
  • Construc-tional features of DC Machines
  • Methods of Excitation
  • Armature reaction & commuta-tion
  • Load characteristics of DC Generators
  • Parallel operation of DC Generators
  • Principle of DC Motors
  • Load characteristics of DC Motors
  • Control of DC Motors
  • Losses, Efficiency and Testing of DC Machines
  • Principle of Transformers
  • Performance of Transformers
  • Testing of Transformer
  • Parallel operation of Transformers
  • Auto-Transformers
  • Miscellaneous Topics on Transformers
  • Instrument Transformers