Catalog Description: Power conversion circuits and techniques. Characterization and design of magnetic devices including transformers, inductors, and electromagnetic actuators. Characteristics of power semiconductor devices, including power diodes, SCRs, MOSFETs, IGBTs, and emerging wide bandgap devices. Applications to renewable energy systems, high-efficiency lighting, power management in mobile electronics, and electric machine drives. Simulation based laboratory and design project.

Units: 4

Prerequisites: EL ENG 105 or background in circuit analysis (KVL, KCL, voltage/current relationships, etc.)

Spring: 3.0 hours of lecture and 3.0 hours of laboratory per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period

Class Schedule (Fall 2024):
EE 113/213A – MoWe 14:00-15:29, Cory 540AB – Jessica Boles

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