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Power Electronics: Course Contents (EE-473)

Power electronics is the application of solid-state electronics to the control and conversion of electric power.

Course Outline

Principles of power electronics

Converters and applications

Circuit components and their effects control aspects

Power Electronic Devices

Power diode

Power BJT

Power MOSFET, IGBT and SCR, GTO and TRIAC and DIAC

​Construction

Characteristics

Operations

Losses

Ratings

Control and protection of thyristors

Half-wave and full-wave rectifiers with resistive and inductive loads

Un-controlled

Semi controlled and fully controlled rectifiers

Three-phase rectifiers: un-controlled, semi controlled and full controlled,

Six-pulse

Twelve-pulse and 24-pulse rectification

PWM converters

DC to AC converters
Three-phase inverter

Six-pulse

Twelve-pulse inverters

PWM inverters

Switching mode power supplies
DC to DC conversation

Buck converter

Boost converter and buck-boost converters,

Isolated converters
Forward converters

Flyback converters

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