Power Electronics (Major in Energy)

Electronics and Computer Engineering, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10766/2011 - 30/08/2011

6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 28,0 T + 14,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Francisco José Alexandre Nunes
- Raul Manuel Domingos Monteiro

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Provide knowledge about the components and circuits used in Power Electronics. Study of the most used power converters in Industry and their applications. Introduction to problems that arise in practical situations involving the conception, design and assembly of power converters.

Program
1.Introduction, review of basic concepts
2.Passive and active elements in power converters, characterization; reference to electromagnetic noise and electromagnetic interference (EMI)
3.DC/DC switch-mode power converters
4.DC/DC switch-mode power converters with electrical isolation
5.DC/AC switch-mode power converters
6.AC/DC power converters (rectifiers)
7.Magnetics design and assembly

Evaluation Methodology
Written exam and project of a power electronic converter built in PCB. Final module classification (CF): CF=0,5E+0,5P
where E: exam mark ; P: project mark; minimum pass marks: CF>9,5; E>8,5; P>9,5.

Bibliography
- M. Undeland, T. e P. Robbins, W. (2002). Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design. Wiley: John Wiley & Sons
- Nunes, F. (0). Diapositivos de Eletrónica de Potência. Acedido em 14 de setembro de 2015 em http://www.e-learning.ipt.pt/mod/resource/view.php?id=38451
- Monteiro, R. (0). Fascículo de problemas de Eletrónica de Potência. Acedido em 27 de setembro de 2021 em https://doctrino.ipt.pt/
- Monteiro, R. (0). Sebenta de Eletrónica de Potência. Acedido em 26 de setembro de 2021 em https://doctrino.ipt.pt/

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes.

Software used in class
LTSpice-SPICE simulator, schematic capture and waveform viewer.