EC3150 Power Electronics

A detailed analytical approach is presented for the operation, performance, and control of the important types of power electronic converters found in naval shipboard power systems. The course reviews the characteristics of power semiconductor switching devices and introduces DC-DC converters, single-phase and three-phase line-frequency diode and thyristor rectifiers, PWM inverters and switch-mode power supplies.

Prerequisite

EC2110 or consent of instructor

Corequisite

EC2200 or consent of instructor

Lecture Hours

3

Lab Hours

2

Quarter Offered

  • As Required
  • Fall