EEE3003 : Introduction to the Basics of Modern Power Electronics
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Professor Volker Pickert
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
To enhance knowledge and understanding of power electronic converters and their application in power electronic systems.
To enhance knowledge and understanding of power electronic devices and their application in power electronic converters.
To provide students with the skills and techniques necessary to analyse and synthesise power electronic circuits utilising modern power electronic devices.
Outline Of Syllabus
Principles and analysis of power electronic converter topologies: ac-dc, dc-dc and dc-ac conversion. Control and design of converter circuits. Determination of filter technologies based on harmonic calculations. Characteristics of modern power electronic devices, driver circuits and protection. Thermal management and thermal analysis of power electronic systems.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Final exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||2:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||24||0:30||12:00||Revision for final exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||62:00||62:00||Reviewing lectures notes; general reading; working through tutorial questions and past exams.|
Jointly Taught With
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide core material and guidance for further reading. Problem solving is introduced through lectures and practiced during private study.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
|EEE8012||Power Electronics - Design & Implementation||1||N/A|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The examination provides the opportunity for the student to demonstrate their understanding of the course material. The problem solving aspects of the examination enable the student to demonstrate that they are able to apply this understanding and their analysis and synthesis skills to novel situations.
Semester 1 Study Abroad students will be able to sit the final assessment earlier.