Academic Catalog


Course Code: 5670464
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. OZAN KEYSAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670463
The course set above should be completed before taking EE464 STATIC POWER CONVERSION II.

Course Content

Introduction to forced commutated circuits, analysis, classification of techniques. Centretap inverter. Voltage-fed inverters; waveshaping; PWM, stepped and square-waveforms, voltage regulation, harmonics. Current-fed inverters; analysis, effect of SCR turn-off time on voltage waveform, overlap. DC-DC switching converters; time-ratio control, effect of loading, parameter optimization. Device failure mechanisms. Thermal considerations, maximum ratings, protection of switching elements. Series and parallel operation of switching elements.