Power semiconductor devices: Thyristor, GTO, IGBT, SiC, GaN. Converter circuits: controlled AC to DC rectifiers, choppers, DC to AC inverters, AC voltage controllers. Protection of conversion circuits. Applications to high-efficiency control of electric machines and electromechanical energy conversion devices.
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2507 and ELEC 2602.
Lectures three hours per week, laboratories/problem analysis three hours per week.