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EE 4142 - Power Electronics

2 lecture hours 2 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course focuses on the design and simulation of linear and switch-mode power supplies. Topics covered emphasize the use of various active devices in inverters, converters, drives, and power conditioning circuits. Different types of linear and switching power supplies are designed and their performance is analyzed. (prereq: EE 3102  or equivalent and EE 3112  or equivalent)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Design and analyze linear power supplies
  • Design and analyze Buck Converters
  • Design and analyze Boost converters
  • Design and analyze Buck-Boost converters
  • Design and analyze Inverters

Prerequisites by Topic
  • PN-junction diode operation
  • BJT and FET devices operation
  • Single stage transistor amplifier design and analysis
  • Om-Amp amplifier design

Course Topics
  • Power, FFT analysis
  • Diode and SCR rectifiers, linear power supply
  • Buck converters
  • Boost converters
  • Buck-Boost converters
  • Forward converters
  • Inverters
  • Regulation of switch-type regulators

Laboratory Topics
  • Simulation of single-phase rectifier circuits
  • Simulation and analysis of a single-phase AC voltage controller
  • Simulation, Implementation, and analysis of a linear power supply
  • Simulation, implementation, and analysis of a buck converter
  • Simulation, implementation, and analysis of a boost converter
  • Simulation, implementation, and analysis of a buck-boost converter
  • Simulation and analysis of a fly-back converter
  • Simulation and analysis of an inverter
  • Simulation and analysis of resonant converters

Coordinator
Joerg Mossbrucker



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