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ABB Technical Guides

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact.

ABB Drives – Technical Guides
ABB Drives – Technical Guides

ABB drives brings together a world leading and recognised brand ‘ABB’ the number one supplier for variable speed drives and a product range that is simply the widest available from any manufacturer.

ABB drives is a reference for drives users the world over that signifies reliability, simplicity, flexibility and ingenuity, throughout the lifecycle of a drive.

The ABB Group of companies operates in around 100 countries and employs more than 110,000 people.

Power Products

Power Products are the key components to transmit and distribute electricity. The division incorporates ABB manufacturing network for transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, cables and associated equipment. It also offers all the services needed to ensure products’ performance and extend their lifespan.

The division is subdivided into three business units.

Power Systems

Power Systems offers turnkey systems and services for power transmission and distribution grids, and for power plants. Substations and substation automation systems are key areas. Additional highlights include flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS), high-voltage direct current (HVDC) systems and network management systems.

In power generation, Power Systems offers the instrumentation, control and electrification of power plants. The division is subdivided into four business units.

Automation Products

This ABB business serves customers with energy efficient and reliable products to improve customers’ productivity, including drives, motors and generators, low voltage products, instrumentation and analytical, and power electronics.

More than one million products are shipped daily to end customers and channel partners, spanning a wide range of industry and utility operations, plus commercial and residential buildings.

Process Automation

The main focus of this ABB business is to provide customers with integrated solutions for control, plant optimization, and industry-specific application knowledge.

The industries served include oil and gas, power, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, metals and minerals, marine and turbocharging. Key customer benefits include improved asset productivity and energy savings.

All documents, EE software and EE books are free to download.

No. ABB drives – Technical Guides Download
1 Direct Torque Control New .
2 EU Council Directives and adjustable speed drive systems New .
3 EMC compliant installation and configuration for a power drive systemNew .
4 Guide to Variable Speed Drives New .
5 Bearing Currents in Modern AC Drive Systems New .
6 Guide to Harmonics with AC Drives New .
7 Dimensioning of a Drive system New .
8 Electrical Braking New .
9 Guide to motion control drives New .
10 Functional safety New .
11 Guide to extruders in AC drives .
12 Using variable speed drives (VSDs) in pump applications .
13 ABB Drives – Technical guide book New .
14 Sofstarter Handbook – ABB star .
15 Electrical safety in medium voltage plants (MV switchgear and devices) .

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  1. md.shahin Akter
    Oct 23, 2018

    I want to learn about hydrolic operating mechanism of hv sf6 circuite breaker.

  2. Mangala Nand
    May 02, 2016

    What is the difference between VCB and SF6 Circuit breaker on high voltage system?

    Feb 19, 2016

    i´m from Portugal and working in Angola, i need any technical support or help. We have this type of ABB drives 3HAB8101-6/08A and now we don´t have any other to change, but the customer have 3 used ones in warehouse but with diff. ref.
    He have these in store:

    can you please help me to understand the differences between these and the demaged one ?
    Or maybe you have some documentaions about this drives ?!

    Thank you very much

  4. kojo yerenchi
    Dec 06, 2015

    how can i download that

  5. Aditya Sharma
    Nov 08, 2015

    Can i download all these file in a single zip file if yes how?

  6. RAGHU
    Sep 04, 2015

    I am particularly inquisitive for learning about ABB products

  7. Arjun
    Jun 21, 2015

    Dear Admin,

    Could we have an option to download all the files in single zip file

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    Jun 20, 2015

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    Aug 26, 2014

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  10. Ayegbo Phillips
    Aug 17, 2014

    Thanks for the details ,

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  11. felix sandoval
    Jul 06, 2014

    Awsome information. Thanks a lot, it will be very useful

    Jan 30, 2014


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