Credits: 5

Schedule: 15.09.2017 - 14.12.2017

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

I-II (Autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course the student understands the operation principles of power electronics and the operation of the most essential converters.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The course gives an introduction to power electronics used in electric drives and power supplies. Topics discussed are: power electronic systems, overview of power semiconductor switches, line-commutated ac-dc rectifiers, dc-dc switch-mode converters, self-commutated dc-ac inverters.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lectures, problem solving classes, laboratory exercises, examination.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching 37 h, independent studies and work based-learning 77 h, revision 18 h, examination 3 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ned Mohan, Power Electronics, A First Course, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2012.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Replaces S-81.2100 and S-81.2110

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=ELEC-E8412

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3 English

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