ECE 61016 - Power Electronic Converters and Systems

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization(s):

Energy Sources and Systems

Counts as:

Normally Offered: Fall - even years

Catalog Description:
The objective of this course is to educate students in the detailed modeling, average-value modeling, and control design of power electronics converters and systems of converters.

Required Text(s):
  1. Analysis of Electric Machinery and Drive Systems,, 3 Edition, P.C. Krause, O. Wasynczuk, S.D. Sudhoff, IEEE Press/John Wiley & Sons, 2013, ISBN No. 978-1-118-02429-4.
Recommended Text(s):
  1. A Voltage Control Strategy for Current-Regulated PWM Inverters,, O. Wasynczuk, S.D. Sudhoff, T.D. Tran, D.H. Clayton, and H.J. Hegner.
  2. An Introduction to Optimization, Chong, Zak, Wiley InterScience, 2001.
  3. GOSET Manual, Sudhoff,.
  4. Immittance Base Stability Analysis of Power Electronic Based Systems, S.D. Sudhoff.
  5. Systems and Control, S.H. Zak, 2003.
  6. Transient and Dynamic Average-Value Modeling of Synchronous Machine Fed Load-Commutated Converters, S.D. Sudhoff and K.A. Corzine, H.J. Hegner, D.E. Delisle.

Lecture Outline:

Week(s) Major Topics
2 Basic Tools: GOSET for Single and Multi-Objective Optimization Simulink for Time-Domain Simulation
2 DC-DC Conversion: Buck/Boost/Buck-Boost Converters Detailed Modeling of DC-DC Converters Representation of Switching Losses Average-Value Modeling of DC-DC Converters (Fast/Dynamic Modeling, Manual State Space Averaging, Automated State Space Averaging) Control Design Case Study: Ship Service Converter Module
4 Controlled DC-AC and AC-DC Conversion: Buck Converters, Waveform-Level Modeling, Average-Value Modeling, Control Design Case Study
3 Uncontrolled AC-DC and DC-AC Conversion: The Three-Phase Bridge Inverter, Waveform-Level Modeling, Average Value Modeling, Control Design Case Study: Ship Service Inverter Module, Review of Permanent Magnet AC Machine, Control Design Case Study: PMAC DC Generation System
3 Special Topics (at discretion of instructor): Isolating DC/DC Converters, Multi-level Converters, Immittance Based Stability Methods Soft Switched and Resonant Converters, Common Mode Effects