ECE 437 – Power Electronics

 

 

Bison Academy

 

 

Instructor:        David Holmburg

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Textbook:        Power Electronics, M.H. Rashid, Third Edition, Prentice Hall, 2004.

References:    Power Electronics, N. Mohan, T. Undeland and W. Robbins, John Wiley, 2003.

Elements of Power Electronics, P. Krein, Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

Course Description:    The course introduces the different types of electric power converters like rectifiers, choppers, and inverters.  The application of power converters to motor control and power supplies is included.  The characteristics of different power semiconductor devices and their application to power conversion are described.

 


 

 

Topic

Reading

Homework

M

Aug 26

NO CLASS – Semester starts at 5pm

 

 

 

W

Aug 28

Syllabus  -  Introduction

 

F

Aug 30

AC-DC Rectifiers

68-86

M

Sep 2

NO CLASS – Labor Day

 

Problem Set 1

Solution #1

 

W

Sep 4

Diode Characteristics

31-63

F

Sep 6

Diode Rectifiers

101-119

M

Sep 9

Thyristor Characteristics

304-330

 

Problem Set 2

 

W

Sep 11

Thyristor Firing Circuits

770-777

F

Sep 13

Single Phase Controlled Rectifiers

431-443

M

Sep 16

Thyristors with RL loads

 

Problem Set 3

Solution #3

W

Sep 18

Three Phase Rectifiers

443-451

F

Sep 20

Power MOSFETs & IGBTs

137-150

M

Sep 23

Three Phase Controlled Rectifiers

451-461

 

W

Sep 25

DC-DC Converters

166-186

F

Sep 27

Buck Converters

186-190

M

Sep 30

Review

 

 

W

Oct 2

Exam 1

 

F

Oct 4

John Deere Facility Tour

M

Oct 7

Buck Converters

237-241

 

Problem Set 4

Solution #4

W

Oct 9

Boost Converters

Video #1

Video #2

F

Oct 11

Non-ideal Converters

211-217

M

Oct 14

Other DC-DC Converters

198-205

 

Problem Set 5

Solution #5

W

Oct 16

Other DC-DC Converters

 

F

Oct 28

226-248

M

Oct 21

Buck-boost Converters

Analysis -  m-File

 

 

W

Oct 23

Bi-directional Buck converter

 

F

Oct 25

4-quadrant Buck converter

 

M

Oct 28

DC-AC Inverters

282-306

Problem Set 6 (rev 1)

Solution #6

W

Oct 30

Ideal H-Bridge

pdf file

MATLAB m-File

slx file

F

Nov 1

Realistic H-Bridge

500-513

M

Nov 4

Review

536-537

 

Problem Set 7

W

Nov 6

HW 6 Solutions - Review

F

Nov 8

Exam 2

M

Nov 11

NO CLASS – Veteran’s Day

 

 

W

Nov 13

Exam Solutions

F

Nov 15

Ideal 3-Phase

295-306

M

Nov 18

Realistic 3-phase Voltage Source Inverter

306-316

W

Nov 20

Modulation Schemes

316-335

F

Nov 22

6-Step VSI & PWM

 

M

Nov 25

DC Motor Drive Topologies

675-690

 

Problem Set #8

W

Nov 27

Demonstration

 

F

Nov 29

NO CLASS – Thanksgiving

 

M

Dec 2

DC Motor Drives

709-734

Final Exam (revised 12/4)

Due December 20

W

Dec 4

AC Motor Drives

 

F

Dec 6

Induction Motor Control

740-776

M

Dec 9

Synchronous Motor Control

797-812

Simulink Tutorial

GridSource.zip

W

Dec 11

Demonstration

 

F

Dec 13

Review

 

 

Finals Week