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ES3E0/ES4D4 Power Electronics

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year3/es3e0/

Syllabus:

  • Introduction to power electronics, devices and applications.
  • Power semiconductor device physics: diodes, thyristors, bipolar transistors, MOSFETs, IGBTs, high voltage power ICs
  • Power converters: DC-DC converters, isolated converters, bridges and 3-phase inverters, resonant converters
  • Drives: basics of induction machine and synchronous machine drives.
  • Practical aspects of converters: gate drives, snubbering, losses, thermal issues, packaging, reliability, stray inductance
  • New materials: silicon carbide, gallium nitride, schottky diodes, HEMTs
  • Design and simulation of converters and devices
  • Applications: solar power, distributed generation, wind power, hybrid & electric vehicles.