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 ECE 445 - Analysis and Design of Power Electronic Circuits

Description: Credit 4U/5G. Analysis of different isolated and non-isolated power-converter topologies, understanding of power-converter components, switching schemes.

Prerequisite: ECE 342; and grade of C or better in ECE 310

Topics:

1. Introduction to power electronics
a. Power processing (DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-DC, and AC-AC
conversion)
b. Applications of power electronics
c. Elements of power electronics

2. Analysis of DC-DC converters in equilibrium
a. Techniques for determining the output voltage of basic
converter circuits
b. Principles of inductor volt-second balance and capacitor
charge (amp-second) balance
c. Small-ripple assumption

3. Basic magnetics modeling and design
a. Inductor modeling
b. DC tranformer modeling and equivalent circuit
c. Step-by-step design procedures for inductor and transformer
designs
d. Loss estimation

4. Switch realization
b. Survey of power semiconductor switches specific to power
electronics (diode, power MOSFET, IGBTs, and thyristors)
c. Switching (turn-on and turn-off) and conduction loss
calculations
d. Snubbers
e. Gate-driver requirements and designs

5. DC-DC power-converter topologies and modulation
a. Circuit realizations
b. Isolated and non-isolated converter topologies
c. Power-electronis building block (PEBB)
d. Pulse-width modulation and hysteretic moduation
e. Converter evaluation and design

6. Converters dynamics and control
a. AC equivalent circuit modeling
b. Voltage-and current-mode controls
c. Linear feedback-controller design
d. Converter transfer functions

7. Rectifier circuits
a. Single-ended and double-ended rectifier circuits
b. Half-bridge and full-bridge rectifiers

Topic revision: r4 - 2011-03-08 - 19:00:54 - Main.ala

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