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Electric Energy, 3rd Edition by Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi

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Preface

The first course on electric energy in engineering schools is traditionally taught as an energy conversion course. This was justified during most of the last century, as power was the main topic of electrical engineering. Nowadays, the field includes a number of new specializations such as digital systems, computer engineering, communications, imaging, and networks. With the field being so widespread, energy conversion turned into a topic for students specializing only in power. Consequently, a large number of schools have decided to move their energy conversion courses from the core curricula to the elective curricula. Other schools with limited resources have dropped the energy conversion courses altogether.

In recent years, renewed ...

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