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Electrical Engineering
Term : Summer 2023
Catalog Year : 2022-2023

EE 406 - Power Electronics I

Description: Introduction to power electronics; applications of power electronics for motor drives, power systems, renewable energy, uninterruptible power supplies, induction heating and compact fluorescent lamps; semiconductor devices; analysis and design of non-isolated and isolated DC-DC converters; design of feedback controllers for DC-DC converters; design of high-frequency inductors and transformers; soft-switching in DC-DC converters; analysis and design of AC-DC diode and thyristor converters and DC-AC inverters. 2 hrs. lecture, 3 hrs. lab. Co-convened with EE 506. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

No sections currently offered.

Prerequisite: EE 280 with a grade of C or better; (Civil, Electrical, Environmental, or Mechanical Engineering major); Junior status or higher