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Power Electronics I

Module name (EN): Power Electronics I
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E406
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 1V+1U (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 2
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination
Curricular relevance:
E406 Electrical Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 4, mandatory course
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
E104 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering I
E203 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering II
E204 Measurement and Instrumentation Engineering I
E302 Measurement and Instrumentation Engineering II

[updated 10.03.2010]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
E512 Power Electronics II

[updated 12.03.2010]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer

[updated 10.03.2010]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this module, students will have acquired a basic understanding of a number of important areas of power electronics and will have the skills to select and deploy the most suitable electronic power converter for a specific application in these areas.

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Module content:
Semiconductor components used in power electronics
Non-commutated converters
Single pulse converters
Electronic AC circuit breakers and power controllers
Phase-control reactive power
Externally commutated converters
Centre-tap connections, Current smoothing
Bridge connections
The converter transformer

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies, blackboard

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Recommended or required reading:
[1]Jäger Rainer, Stein Edgar: Leistungselektronik, 5. Aufl.,
   Berlin / Offenbach: VDE-VERLAG, 2000
[2]Jötten Robert: Leistungselektronik Band1: Stromrichter Schaltungstechnik,
   Braunschweig, Vieweg Verlag, 1977
[3]Mohan, Undeland, Robbins: Power Electronics 2nd Edition,
   New York / Chichester / Brisbane / Toronto / Singapore: John Wiley & Sons, 1995

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