|Learning and teaching strategies
||Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Other: This course must be taken together with ELE456 POWER ELECTRONICS LABORATORY.
||This course is designed to equip seniors with knowledge about operation characteristics and major application areas of modern power semiconductor devices, and associated power converters and to give them an ability to design and choose such systems for various industrial applications.
||A student who completes the course successfully will Recognise and classify power semiconductor devices and their characteristics, Know the operating principles of the associated power converters, Be aware of major application areas of power converters in the industry, Apply the techniques learnt in the class to design power electronics systems for industrial applications, Have the adequate knowledge to follow and understand advanced up-to-date technologies in the field of power electronics.
||Basic Definitons, goals of electronic power conversion, application areas, classification of power converters Power Semiconductors Loss Calculations and Cooling of Power Semiconductors Rectifier Circuits Converter Operation in Four Quadrants AC Voltage Controllers Choppers Inverters Protection of Power Converters
||Power Electronics, Lander, 3rd. Ed., Mc Graw Hill; Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design, Mohan, Undeland and; Robbins, 2nd Ed., John Wiley and Sons; Power Electronics ? Principles and Applications, Vithayathil, Mc Graw-Hill; Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices and Applications, Rashid, Prentice Hall; Power Electronics and AC Drives, Bose, Prentice Hall.
Course Outline Weekly
||Introduction - Basic Definitons, goals of electronics power conversion,
||Power Semiconductors (Power Diodes and Thyristors)
||Power Semiconductors (Power Transistors)
||Power Semiconductors Driver Circuits and Application Areas
||Loss Calculations and Cooling of Power Semiconductors
||Rectifier Circuits (Single-Phase Rectifiers)
||Rectifier Circuits (Three-Phase Rectifiers)
||Rectifier Harmonics and Overlap Phenomenon
||Converter Operation in Four Quadrants, AC Voltage Controllers
||Protection of Power Converters
||Preparation for Final exam
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
|Key learning outcomes
||Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline. || || || || || |
||Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions. || || || || || |
||Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods. || || || || || |
||Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools. || || || || || |
||Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results. || || || || || |
||Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. || || || || || |
||Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. || || || || || |
||Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. || || || || || |
||Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. || || || || || |
||Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. || || || || || |
||Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. || || || || || |