DS1EP - Power Converters

Course specification
Course title Power Converters
Acronym DS1EP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Power Converters and Drives
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 9.0 Status elective
        Condition Passed exams: Power Converters 1 (OG3EP1), Power Converters 2 (OG4EP2)
        The goal Introducing students to power converter configurations and their implementation in various industrial environments. Qualifying students in integrating and applying previous knowledge to analyze and design systems with beater performance of power converter systems.
        The outcome Students should understand principles of operation of the analyzed power converter configurations. Based on the obtained knowledge, and for given operating conditions, students should be able to choose the appropriate controller and converter topology.
        Contents of lectures Current source inverters. Resonant power converters with soft switching, their efficiency and EMC compatibility. Converters for power factor correction. Converters for step motors. Cycloconverters for motor drives.
        Contents of exercises none
        1. 1. Muhammad H. Rashid "Power Electronics Handbook" Academic Press 2001. (Original title)
        2. 2. G. K. Dubey, S. R. Doradla, A. Joshi, R. M. K. Sinha "Thyristorised Power Controllers" Wiley Eastern Limited, 1986 (Original title)
        3. 3. Ned Mohan: "Power Electronic – Converters, Applications and Design", John Willey & Sons, 1995. (Original title)
        4. 4. B. Pelly: "Thyristor Phase – Controlled Converters and Cycloconverters", John Willey & Sons, 1971. (Original title)
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        Methods of teaching lectures and seminar work
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 30 Test paper 0
        Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 40
        Projects 0
        Colloquia 0
        Seminars 30