EE1301 Power Electronics Syllabus

EE 1301 POWER ELECTRONICS 3 0 0 100

AIM
To introduce the application of electronic devices for conversion, control and conditioning of electric power.

OBJECTIVES
i. To get an overview of different types of power semi-conductor devices and their switching characteristics.

ii. To understand the operation, characteristics and performance parameters of controlled rectifiers.

iii. To study the operation, switching techniques and basic topologics of
DC-DC switching regulators.

iv. To learn the different modulation techniques of pulse width modulated inverters and to understand the harmonic reduction methods.
v. To know the practical application for power electronics converters in conditioning the power supply.

1. POWER SEMI-CONDUCTOR DEVICES 9
Structure, operation and characteristics of SCR, TRIAC, power transistor, MOSFET and IGBT. Driver and snubber circuits for MOSFET - Turn-on and turn-off characteristics and switching losses.

2. PHASE-CONTROLLED CONVERTERS 9
2-pulse, 3-pulse and 6-pulse converters – Inverter operation of fully controlled converter - Effect of source inductance - Distortion and displacement factor – Ripple factor - Single phase AC voltage controllers.

3. DC TO DC CONVERTERS 9
Step-down and step-up choppers - Time ratio control and current limit control - Switching mode regulators: Buck, boost, buck-boost and cuk converter - Resonant switching based SMPS.


4. INVERTERS 9
Single phase and three phase (both 1200 mode and 1800 mode) inverters - PWM techniques: Sinusoidal PWM, modified sinusoidal PWM and multiple PWM - Voltage and harmonic control - Series resonant inverter - Current source inverters.

5. APPLICATIONS 9
Uninterrupted power supply topologies - Flexible AC transmission systems - Shunt and series static VAR compensator - Unified power flow controller- HVDC Transmission.

L = 45 Total = 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. Muhammad H. Rashid, ‘Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices and Applications’,
Pearson Education, Third edition, 2004 / PHI.

2. Ned Mohan, Tore.M.Undeland, William.P.Robbins, ‘Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design’, John Wiley and sons, third edition, 2003.

REFERENCE BOOKS
1. Cyril.W.Lander, ‘Power Electronics’, McGraw Hill International, Third edition, 1993.

2. Bimal K. Bose, ‘Modern Power Electronics and AC Drives’, Pearson Education, 2003.

3. Mr. Jaganathan, ‘Introduction to Power Electronics’, Prentice Hall of India, 2004.

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