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The following are some of the best books on Power Electronics:

1. Power Electronics by Daniel W. Hart - Best book for beginners.

2. Power semiconductor circuits by S. B. Dewan and A. Straughen - A classic
and an old book on power electronics. Very good for thyristor based
3. Principles and Elements of Power Electronics by Barry Williams - A very
good book for power electronics devices, thyristor circuits, heatsinks,
drivers, inductors/transformers etc.
4. Power Electronics by Ned Mohan - Good book for inverters, snubbers, dc-
dc converters and its control.
5. Fundamentals of Power Electronics by Robert W. Erickson - Good book for
dc-dc converters, modelling and control.
6. POWER ELECTRONICS Principles and Applications by Joseph Vithayathil
- Covers basics of power electronics and drives.
7. Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices, and Applications by Muhammad H.
8. Power Electronics Handbook by Muhammad H. Rashid - Covers all aspects
of power electronics including application to renewable energy, HVDC,
drives etc. Provides good and well cited references to all the topics in
power electronics.
9. Pulse-width Modulated DC-DC Power Converters by Marian K.
Kazimierczuk - Best book for understanding dc-dc converters in depth.
10. Power Electronics: Essentials & Applications by Umanand - Good book for
understanding PWM techniques and control of power electronics.
11. Switch mode power supplies by Keith Billings and Taylor Morey - A book
that explains in detail on various aspects of SMPS (dc-dc converters).
12. Control in Power Electronics by Marian P. Kazmierkowski, R. Krishnan
and Frede Blaabjerg - Good book for power electronics control related to
13. High-Power Converters and AC Drives by B. Wu and Bin Wu - Excellent
book on multilevel inverters and Space vector modulation.
14. Voltage source converters in power systems by A. Yazdani - Best book for
modelling of voltage source inverters, PLL and control of inverters.
15. Grid converters for photovoltaic and wind power systems by Remus
Teodorescu, Marco Liserre and Pedro Rodriguez - Excellent book for grid
connected system.
16. Design Of Magnetic Components For Switched Mode Power Converters by
Umanand - Good book for inductor and transformer design for power
electronics applications.
17. Pulse Width Modulation For Power Converters by Lipo and Holmes - A
book which discusses in detail on PWM techniques for power electronic