Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
After the course the student understands the operation principles of power electronics and the operation of the most essential converters.
Schedule: 11.09.2020 - 10.12.2020
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Jorma Kyyrä, Edris Pouresmaeil
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Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
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
Lectures, problem solving classes, laboratory exercises, examination.
Contact teaching 37 h, independent studies and work based-learning 77 h, revision 18 h, examination 3 h.
Ned Mohan, Power Electronics, A First Course, John Wiley & Sons, USA, 2012.
Substitutes for Courses
Replaces S-81.2100 and S-81.2110
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
7 Affordable and Clean Energy
9 Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure