Power Electronics (APTE6613)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop an understanding of the concepts and applications of power electronics including basic converter types
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: ETEC6423.
Topics include: 


1. Power switching devices characteristics, ratings, safe operating areas, methods of protection and applications in power electronics 2. Power conversion systems and methods of driving power switching devices
3. Generation, effect, and measurement of harmonics in conversion systems 4. Operation of single-phase and three-phase uncontrolled and controlled power rectifiers
5. Practical applications are investigated and tested in accordance with industry practice 6. Typical operational features of DC to AC and DC to DC converters, operation of DC to AC square-wave and sine-wave power converters
7. Characteristics and operational requirements of AC and DC machines 8. Electric motor speed control systems and electronic drives are investigated and compared
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2095

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-B010)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-B010)

Class: 5923

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 18 - 25 Sep 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-B010)
16 Oct 18 - 20 Nov 18 LectureTuesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (170-B010)

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