13D041OPE - Selected Topics in Power Electronics

Course specification
Course title Selected Topics in Power Electronics
Acronym 13D041OPE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Electronics
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal Objective of the course is to address current issues in power electronics and to teach students to do research in power electronics independently.
      The outcome Students will learn to design digital control for power electronic systems. Also, they would learn to resolve problems of electromagnetic interference and power quality.
      Contents of lectures Digital control of converter.s Inverters. Pulsewidth modulation and space vector modulation. Electromagnetic interference, filtering of conducted EMI. Multipulse rectifiers. Special transformers for multipulse rectifiers. Multilevel inverters, structures and control methods. Cycloconverters, structures and control methods. Power quality.
      Contents of exercises none
      1. Robert W. Erickson, Dragan R. Maksimovic, "Fundamentals of power electronics," Second Edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001
      2. Muhammad H. Rashid (Editor), "Power Electronics Handbook," Academic Press, 2001
      3. Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland, William P. Robbins, "Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design," Third Edition, John Wiley, 2003
      4. Keith Billings, "Switchmode Power Supply Handbook," McGraw-Hill, 1999
      5. Abraham I. Pressmen, "Switchmode Power Supply Design," Second Edition, McGraw-Hill, 1998
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching lectures and independent study
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
      Seminars 70