Electronics and Computer Engineering

Power Electronic Circuits

Integrated course, 4.00 ECTS


Course content

- Basic power electronic circuits (power pole + gate driver)
- DC-DC converter (non-isolated and isolated)
- Resonance converter
- Design and simulation of power electronic circuits
- Structure and operation of DC and AC drives

Learning outcomes

- are familiar with the most important power electronic circuits
- are familiar with the structure and properties of power electronic components
(filter components, power semiconductors including wide-bandgap semiconductors)
- are familiar with major applications of electronic power conversion

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

- Mohan: Power Electronics
- Lidow: GaN-Transistors for Efficient Power Conversion
- de Rooij: Wireless Power Handbook
- EPE (European Power Electronics Conference)
- APEC (Applied Power Electronics Conference)
- PCIM (Leistungslektronik und intelligente Antriebstechnik)
- SAE: International Journal of Alternative Powertrains

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

All courses of the 1st and 2nd semesters

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment