Power Electronics


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.

Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 2507 and ELEC 2602.
Lectures three hours per week, laboratories/problem analysis three hours per week.

Department of Electronics
Mackenzie Building 5170
1125 Colonel By Drive,
Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

Tel: 613-520-5755 Fax: 613-520-5708


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