Course Details

ELE713 - Switched Power Supplies

2023-2024 Summer term information
The course is not open this term
ELE713 - Switched Power Supplies
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
PhD 3 0 3 10
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Project Design/Management
Course objective : This course is designed to equip seniors with knowledge about operation principles and design of modern switch mode power supplies and to give them an ability to choose such systems for various industrial applications.
Learning outcomes : A student completing the course will successfully Recognise and classify switch mode power supplies (SMPS), Choose and design such systems for a given application, Know the advantages and disadvantages of various topologies with respect to each other, Apply the techniques and algorithms learnt in the class to real-life applications, Have the adequate knowledge to follow and understand advanced up-to-date technologies in the field of SMPS.
Course content : Introduction. Linear versus switch mode power supplies. Functional circuit blocks of an offline switcher, Basic switch mode DC-DC converters : Operating principles, Switch mode power supply topologies : Operating principles, Switch mode power supply magnetics design (inductor and transformer) Control methods, Soft switching methods, Multiple output power supplies, Electromagnetic compatibility considerations, Switch mode power supply applications.
References : Pressman, Switching Power Supply Design, 2nd Ed., Mc Graw Hill.; Mohan, Undeland and Robbins, Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design, ; 3rd Ed., John Wiley and Sons (Ch.7, Ch.10 and Ch.30).; Vithayathil, Power Electronics : Principles and Applications, Mc Graw-Hill. ; Brown, Practical Switching Power Supply Design, Academic Press Inc.; Billings, Switch Mode Power Supply Handbook, Mc Graw Hill.; Unitrode (TI) Power Supply Design Seminar Notes.; ON Semiconductors Switchmode Power Supply Reference Manual, 1999.; Phillips Semiconductors, Power Semiconductor Applications, Application Notes; Fundamentals of Power Electronics : Lecture Notes, Erickson.
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Introduction. Linear versus switch mode power supplies. Functional circuit blocks of an offline switcher
2 Basic switch mode DC-DC converters: Operating principles
3 Switch mode power supply (SMPS) topologies: Operating principles
4 SMPS topologies : Design criteria
5 SMPS : Sample problems
6 SMPS magnetics design, Properties of magnetic cores
7 High frequency inductor and transformer design
8 Control methods (Voltage mode and current mode control)
9 Closed Loop Control of SMPS
10 Midterm Exam
11 Electromagnetic compatibility considerations
12 Multiple output power supplies, Soft switching methods
13 Switch mode power supply applications 1 (Microinverters)
14 Switch mode power supply applications 2 (Digital Control of SMPS)
15 Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 4 20
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 30
Final exam 1 50
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 50
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 50
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 1 30 30
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 7 98
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 4 5 20
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 1 25 25
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 35 35
Total workload 35 105 250
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has highest level of knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
2. Has knowledge, skills and and competence to develop novel approaches in science and technology.
3. Follows the scientific literature, and the developments in his/her field, critically analyze, synthesize, interpret and apply them effectively in his/her research.
4. Can independently carry out all stages of a novel research project.
5. Designs, plans and manages novel research projects; can lead multidisiplinary projects.
6. Contributes to the science and technology literature.
7. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral forms effectively; in Turkish or English.
8. Is aware of his/her social responsibilities, evaluates scientific and technological developments with impartiality and ethical responsibility and disseminates them.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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