|Module code||EED 780|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
Power semiconductors - basic structure, I-V characteristic physics of device operation, switching characteristics, SOA; passive components; converter topologies - AC-DC rectifiers, DC-DC converters, DC-AC inverters, AC-AC converters and resonant converters; Dynamics and control - state space models, feedback control design; Ancillary issues - gate and base drives, snubber circuits and clamps, thermal modelling and heatsinking; Applications - electric utility applications, isolated switch-mode power supplies, optimising of the utility interface with power electronic systems.
|Prerequisites||Undergraduate level Power electronics|
|Contact time||32 contact hours per semester|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering|
|Period of presentation||Semester 1 or Semester 2|
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