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EE488P: Power Conversion

Week Date Lesson Lab Topic Read Homework
1 8-Jan          
9-Jan 1 Course Introduction/Introduction to Power Electronics 1  
10-Jan 2 Power Computations: Power and energy, L and C, Effective Values, Power Factor  2.1-2.8  
12-Jan 3   Sinusoidal and Non-sinusoidal AC circuits, Total Harmonic Distortion 0

 HW1: 2.2,2.4,2.6(a), 2.10,2.17,2.19, 2.22,2.27(a-b)

SOLUTION

2 15-Jan     MLK #N/A  
16-Jan LAB 1 Half Wave Rectifier    
17-Jan 4 Power Semiconductor Switches -  
19-Jan 5   AC-to-DC Conversion: Half-wave rectifier with R and RL-load; input
current distortion and non-ideal diode model
3.1-3.3  

HW2: Prob 1, 3.8, 3.13 (see example),3.24,3.33.3.34 (use matlab)

Read section 3.7

Due Fri 1/26/17

SOLUTION

3 22-Jan 6   AC-to-DC Conversion: Half-wave rectifier with RL-Source load; Controlled
half-wave rectifier, gating an SCR on
3.5, 3.9  
23-Jan LAB 2 Full Wave Rectifier    
24-Jan 7 AC-to-DC Conversion: Full-wave bridge rectifier with R, RL, and
RL+Voltage Source load (continuous current operation)
4.1-4.2  
26-Jan 8   AC-to-DC Conversion: Full-wave bridge rectifier with RL+Voltage Source
load (discontinuous current operation)
4.1-4.2  

HW3:  3.19,3.22,4.1,4.3,4.23,4.34

Read book 3.8, 4.1-4.5

Work on projects!

Due Fri 2/2/17

SOLUTION

4 29-Jan 9   AC-to-DC Conversion: Full-wave bridge rectifier with LC filter and commutation delay 4.2  
30-Jan LAB 3 Three-phase Controlled Bridge Rectifier    
31-Jan 10 AC-to-DC Conversion: Controlled full-wave rectifiers 4.3  
2-Feb 11   AC-to-DC Conversion: Three-phase rectifier 4.4

 HW4: Prob 1   4.39, 6.4, 6.11, 6.17, 6.18, 6.20 

 Solution

5 5-Feb 12   AC-to-DC Conversion: Controlled three-phase rectifier 4.5  
6-Feb LAB 4 Boost Converter Modeling/Simulation/Design    
7-Feb 13 AC-to-DC Conversion: Three-phase rectifier LC-output filtering; 12-pulse rectifiers 4.5  
9-Feb 14   DC-to-DC Conversion: Boost Converter waveforms 6.1-6.3  
6 12-Feb 15   DC-to-DC Conversion: Boost Converter Lcrit and Cmin determination -  
13-Feb LAB 5 Boost Converter Closed Loop Control Design and Build    
14-Feb 16 DC-to-DC Conversion: Boost converter state space averaging and closed loop control -  
16-Feb 17   DC-to-DC Conversion: Closed Loop Control -  
7 19-Feb     Washington's Birthday (no class)    
20-Feb LAB 6 Buck-Boost Converter    
21-Feb 18 DC-to-DC Conversion: Buck-Boost Converter Part 1 -  
23-Feb 19   DC-to-DC Conversion: Buck-Boost Converter Part 2 -  
8 26-Feb 20   Isolated DC-to-DC Conversion: Flyback converter operation -  
27-Feb LAB 7 H-Bridge Inverter Model/Simulation    
28-Feb 21 Isolated DC-to-DC Conversion: Flyback converter Lcrit and Cmin determination -  
2-Mar 22   High-Frequency transformer design -  
9 5-Mar 23   DC-to-AC Conversion: H-Bridge square wave mode -  
6-Mar LAB 8 H-Bridge Inverter Implementation    
7-Mar 24 Project CDR -  
9-Mar 25   Project CDR -  
10 12-Mar          
13-Mar Spring Break    
14-Mar  
16-Mar          
11 19-Mar 26   DC-to-AC Conversion: H-Bridge Fourier series analysis, total harmonic distortion -  
20-Mar LAB 9 3-phase H-bridge inverter    
21-Mar 27 DC-to-AC Conversion: H-Bridge square wave mode example, sine-triangle pulse-width modulation (STPWM) -  
23-Mar 28   DC-to-AC Conversion: H-Bridge STPWM inverter losses -  
12 26-Mar 29   DC-to-AC Conversion: Three-phase inverter, STPWM -  
27-Mar LAB 10 3-phase H-bridge inverter Control    
28-Mar 30 Three-phase induction motors -  
30-Mar 31   Three-phase induction motor control -  
13 2-Apr 32   Three-phase induction motor speed control -  
3-Apr LAB 11 Three-phase induction motor control    
4-Apr 33 Single phase induction motor -  
6-Apr 34   Snubber design -  
14 9-Apr 35   DC Machine Commutation -  
10-Apr LAB 12 Motor/Drives part 1    
11-Apr 36 Shunt, series, permanent magnet DC Machines -  
13-Apr 37   Self-Excited Shunt-Connected DC Generators; PM DC Machine Chopper Control -  
15 16-Apr 38   PM servomotors (BLDC) -  
17-Apr LAB 13 Motor/Drives part 2    
18-Apr 39 Intro to Motor Drive systems Part I -  
20-Apr 40   Intro to Motor Drive systems Part II -  
16 23-Apr 41   Selecting a motor drive/implementation -  
24-Apr LAB 14 Motor/Drive Datasheet and design    
25-Apr 42 Motor/Drive Datasheet and design -  
27-Apr 43   Instructor Discretion -  
17 30-Apr -   Final Review    
           
           
           
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