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Power electronics 320


 
Module code EDF 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Semiconductor components: Power diodes, silicon-controlled-rectifiers, bipolar transistors, power mosfets, IGBTs, emerging devices. Ancillary issues: Heat sinks, snubbers, gate drive circuits. Converter topologies: AC-DC converters, DC-DC converters; Applications: Sizing of converter components, isolated high-frequency power supplies.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites ELX 311 GS, ELI 220 GS
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Electrical, Electronic and Com
Period of presentation Semester 2

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