Electrical and Computer Engineering

Power Electronics

Power Electronics
Introduces power electronic converters including ac/dc rectifiers, dc/dc converters and dc/ac inverters. Electronic motors including DC motors and induction motors. The application of power electronic to solar and wind power generation.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEC EN 301; or EC EN 340
 ProgramsContaining EC EN 446
Course Outcomes: 

Power Electronics

Understand the implications of power electronics to power grid systems and electric vehicles.

Switch mode electronics

Apply fundamental concepts of switch mode electronics to develop efficient power electronic circuits and components.

Electric Motors

Understand the fundamentals of electric motors, including efficiency, derive, and control methods.

Moter Drivers

Apply the concepts of power electronics circuits to control and drive electric motors.

Power Electronics Testing

Build, test, and analyze power electronic components in a laboratory setting including DC/DC/ converters, DC/AC inverters, AC/DC rectifiers.