Course title: Power Electronics
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 3+1+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: None
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Gaining basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of operation of power semiconductor devices, power efficiency, topologies and parameters of four types of electric power conversion circuits. Acquiring competence and skills for analyzing the operation of power conversion electronic circuits, as well as solving practical application electronic circuit examples.
Total available number of classes: 180
Course Syllabus: Introduction to power electronics: converter classification, power electronics concepts, applications. Power semiconductor devices: PIN diodes, various types of semiconductor controlled rectifiers, power transistors and IGBT. Power computations: power and energy, active and reactive power, power efficiency, apparent power and power factor, total harmonic distortion, energy recovery. Uncontrolled diode rectifiers, half-wave, fill-wave, single and three phase, freewheeling diode. Controlled half- and full-wave rectifiers. AC voltage controllers. DC-DC converters: buck, boost, buck-boost, Cuk, converters in CCM mode. DC power supplies. Inverters: full-bridge, bipolar and unipolar PWM, square wave inverter, push-pull. SPICE simulations.
|Mohan, Undeland, Robbins||Power Electronics – converters, applications and design||Wiley||2002|
|Rashid M. H||Power Electronics: circuits, devices and applications||Prentice Hall||2003|
|Rashid M. H||Power Electronics Handbook||Academic Press||2001|
|Erickson, Maksimovic||Fundamentals of Power Electronics||Kulver Academic||2004|