Courses

Power Electronics

ELEC 3508

Description:

Power transformers. DC and AC motors. Power semiconductor devices: Thyristors, Triacs, MCTs, IGBTs. Converter circuits: controlled AC to DC rectifiers, choppers, DC to AC inverters, AC voltage controllers, cycloconverters. Protection of conversion circuits. Applications to high-efficiency control of electric machines and electromechanical energy conversion devices.

Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2501 and ELEC 2507.
Lectures three hours per week, laboratories/problem analysis three hours per week.

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