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Module Code: EEE213
Module Title: Power Electronics and Electromechanics
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to familiarise students with some basic concepts of power electronics and to provide them with the tools to design some basic circuits.
Learning outcomes 
A. Understand the switched-mode converter and its basic operating principles.

B. solve the steady-state voltages and currents of step-down, step-up, inverting, and other power converters

C. show the experience and enhancement of the experiment and design skills
Method of teaching and learning 
The module is taught through formal lectures, class tutorials and laboratory experiments.
1) Introduction Introduction to power electronics, power processing, power semiconductor devices.

2-5) AC-DC rectifiers
(4) Single-phase and three-phase uncontrolled AC-DC rectifiers, single-phase and three-phase controlled AC-DC rectifiers, harmonic analysis and total harmonic distortion, gate control and trigger circuits for thyristors, rectification and inversion, EMI problems

6) AC(-AC) voltage control Techniques for AC voltage control, phase control and on-off control, light dimmers, static switches and solid-state relays

7) AC(-AC) CycloconverterAC-AC converter of frequency and amplitude.

8-9) Switching DC-DC converters Pulse width modulation to control average voltage; development into switch mode power supplies - step down, step up and isolated/non-isolated.

10) DC-AC inverters Principles of DC-AC conversion, sinusoidal pulse-width modulation (PWM), single-phase bridge inverters, three-phase inverters

11) DC drives Basic equations of DC motors, modeling of DC motors, variable-speed drives, closed-loop speed control, current-limiting, reversing drives (four-quadrant operation), control of permanent magnet DC motors

12) AC drives Basics of AC machines, stator voltage control, rotor voltage control, variable frequency control, voltage/frequency control, principles of vector control
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13    6.5  6    49.5  75 


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