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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Power Electronics 2

  • Course Code :
    EPR 452
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

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Area of Study :

The Main Goals of this course are: • Develop student’s knowledge about the operation of AC-AC, DC-DC and DC-AC power electronics converters and their applications. • Provide the student with the analytical tools necessary to analyse and design of AC-AC, DC-DC and DC-AC power converters. • Train the student to perform basic experiments on single-phase AC-AC converters and DC choppers.

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Power Electronics 2

Ac voltage controllers: The single phase AC voltage controller, Three phase controller, Integral cycle control, Thyristor commutation techniques, Main principles, Circuits, DC choppers: The single thyristor chopper, Two thyristor choppers, Inverters: Single phase circuits, Bridge inverter circuits.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Describe the operation of single-phase integral cycle and phase control AC voltage controller.
2- Explain the operation and characteristics of three-phase AC voltage controllers with resistive loads.
3- Explain the principle operation of step-down choppers with resistive and inductive loads.
4- Explain the construction, equivalent circuit, and operation of switching-mode regulators.
5- Describe the operation of PWM single-phase and six-step three-phase inverters and the methods of voltage and frequency control.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze the operation of single-phase AC voltage controllers with resistive and inductive loads and three-phase ac voltage controllers with resistive loads.
2- Evaluate the performance of DC choppers and switch-mode regulators.
3- Analyze operation of PWM single- phase inverters,
4- Analyze operation three-phase six-step inverters.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Perform basic experiments on single-phase AC voltage controller.
2- Perform basic experiments on DC choppers.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Work coherently and successfully in a team work.
2- Work in stressful environment and within constraints.
3- Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Phase control of single-phase ac voltage controllers with resistive and inductive loads. 14 6 8
Three-phase ac voltage controller with resistive load. 8 6 2
Single-phase AC voltage controllers: Principle of integral cycle control and phase control. 8 6 2
Single-phase transformer tap changer and single-phase cycloconverters. 8 6 2
DC Choppers 11 6 5
Switched-mode regulators: Buck; Boost; Buck-Boost; and Ćuk regulators. 8 6 2
Single-phase PWM inverter: Half-bridge and full-bridge inverters. 8 6 2
Three-phase six-step inverter with resistive load. 5 3 2
Voltage and frequency control of single-phase inverter. 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive lectures
Experiential learning
Self reading
Report writing
Problem Solving

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final exam 40.00
Lab Exper. 10.00
Mid- Exam I 15.00
Mid- Exam II 15.00
o Participations 10.00
o Quizzes 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

1. M. H. Rashid. Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices, and Applications, 2nd edition Prentice Hall, 1993 and 4th ed. Pearson Education Inc., 2014. 2. N. Mohan, T. M. Undeland, and W.P. Robbins, Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design, John Wiley, 2nd edition, 2003. 3. Dewan S.B. and Straughen, Power semiconductor circuits, John Wiley& Sones, 1984.

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