EEP574 Commutated Converters

Code EEP574
Name Commutated Converters
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Power and Electrical Engineering
Faculty Department of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Technologies
Academic staff Ivars Raņķis
Credit points 5.0 (7.5 ECTS)
Parts 2
Annotation Transistor switches, control drivers, thyristors switches, control schemes, forming of transient process, commutation of DC, DC-pulse regulators, current-source and voltage-source inverters, control systems, action with electrical motors, programmable numerical control..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal is to obtain knowledge and skills in the field of modern semiconductor power electronic converters, to consolidate previous knowledge in power electronics. The tasks are to master modern schemes, to be able to model them, calculate their parameters, to analyse their mutualoperation, to be able to apply them in the manufacture processes and other objects automatization.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Knowledge of operation regimes of commutated converters semiconductor switches - Ability to explain the operation of thyristor and transistor switches of the commutated semiconductor conveters
Knowledge of commutated converters schemes and their operation - Ability to give correct plots of the schemes and explain their operation
Knowledge of commutated converters computer model development - Ability to develop correct and complete computer model of different schemes and explain the functions and selection of their elements
Knowledge of appication of commutated converters in technologic processes - Ability to explain the obtained effect of commutated conveters application
Course prerequisites It is necessary to know the calculation methods for electric engineering tasks, principles of electronic objects development, systems of power electronics.

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