EE4412 Advanced Power Electronics and Drives:

Resonant DC-DC converters: operation, characteristics, design equations, control techniques and application; SMPS: Forward, flyback, push pull operation, characteristics, design and control techniques; Current controlled PWM; Voltage source inverters: Bang-bang, SPWM and space vector modulation techniques; Resonant DC link voltage source inverters: operation characteristics, design and control; Non drive applications of power electronic inverters: UPS, induction heating, metal cutting, active power line conditioning; Drive application of inverters: Vector controlled and slip power controlled induction motor drive, self controlled synchronous motor drive: constant power factor and constant margin angle control; Permanent magnet synchronous motor drive, stepper motor drive and switched reluctance motor drive; Application of microprocessor, PC and DSP in machine drives: example with DC motor drive.