Electric Machinery – Fitzgerald – 6th Edition


The exciting new sixth edition of “ Machinery” has been extensively updated while retaining the emphasis on fundamental principles and understanding that has been the outstanding feature of this classic . This book covers in detail as well as advanced topics for readers who wish to cover the material in more depth.

Several new chapters have been added, including a chapter on electronics, as well as one on speed and torque control of DC and AC motors. This edition has also been expanded with additional examples and . The use of MATLAB has been introduced to the new edition, both in examples within the text as well as in the chapter problems.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Magnetic Circuits and Magnetic Materials
Chapter 2 Transformers
Chapter 3 Electromechanical Energy Conversion Principles
Chapter 4 Introduction to Rotating Machines
Chapter 5 Synchronous Machines
Chapter 6 Polyphase Induction Machines
Chapter 7 DC Machines
Chapter 8 Variable-Reluctance Machines and Stepping Motors
Chapter 9 Single and Two-phase Motors
Chapter 10 Introduction to Power Electronics
Chapter 11 Speed and Torque Control
Appendix A Three-phase Circuits
Appendix B Voltages, Magnetic Fields and Inductances of Distributed AC Windings
Appendix C The dqo Transformation
Appendix D Engineering Aspects of Practical Electric Machine Performance and Operation
Appendix E Table of Constants and Conversion Factors for SI Units
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