EE 304 – Static Power Converters

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EE 304 – Static Power Converters; Weekly hours: 2+2, ECTS: 6
The aim of the course is to introduce to students to the basic types of static power converters, Power converter definitions, classification and their characteristics. Course Contents: Introduction, definition and classification of static power converters. Power switches and their characteristics. Midpoint and bridge rectifiers: non-ideal commutation, harmonics, input power factor, utility-factor, winding utilization and unbalances in rectifier transformers. Centre-tap inverter. Voltage-fed inverters; Current-fed inverters.