Mukhtar Ahmad

professorAligarh Muslim UniversityIndia

Mukhtar Ahmad is currently working as professor of Electrical Engineering at Z H college of engineering ,Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He is a senior member of IEEE. He obtained his B.Sc Engineering in 1969, M.Sc. engineering in 1972, and Ph.D in 1991 , all from Algarh Muslim University , Aligarh. He worked as associate professor in University Putra Malaysia for two years and in Multimedia University Cyberjaya for one year.He has authored two books on Electric Drives. His book High Performance AC drives is published by Springer Verlag of Germany in 2010. He has published more than 30 papers in International Journals in the area of Power sytem, power electronics and electrical drives.

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Electric motors are widely used in industries to convert electrical energy into mechanical form. Control techniques are designed to improve the performance and efficiency of the drive so that large amounts of electrical energy can be saved. This book is primarily written with the objective of providing necessary information on use of electric motors for various applications in industries. During the last ten years a number of methods of control of electric drives have emerged. Some of these methods are described in this book. The reader will be able to understand the new methods of control used in drives, e.g. direct and sensorless control. Also the application of motor control in dentistry, the effect of human reaction and improvement of the efficiency of drives with control have been described.

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