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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Power Electronics I

Electrical Engineering 2430 Power Electronics I
Introduction to power semiconductor devices – structure, principles of operation and characteristics. Trigger and timer circuits; commutation and protection; controlled and uncontrolled AC-DC converters and AC-AC cycloconverter voltage controllers; DC-DC chopper circuits; switch mode power supplies; DC motor control; DC-AC inverter circuits; AC motor control and uninterruptible power supplies.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):


Electrical Engineering 2258 and Electrical Engineering 2132

Offering: 0-0; 3-1.5
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences