Module Catalogue

EEE3202 : Power Electronics

  • Offered for Year: 2017/18
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Van-Tung Phan
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Singapore
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


•       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.
•       FACTS devices including shunt compensation circuits, series compensation circuits, active filters, etc.
•       Characteristics of modern power electronic devices, driver circuits and protection.
•       Thermal management and thermal analysis of power electronic systems.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion12:002:00Final examination.
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion121:0012:00Revision for final examination.
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture241:0024:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study621:0062:00Reviewing lecture notes; general reading; solving problems.
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures provide core material and guidance for further reading, problem solving and practice are integrated into the lecture structure.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A100N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The examination allows students to demonstrate their problem solving skills together with their knowledge and understanding of the subject outlined in the lectures.

Reading Lists