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School of Engineering
MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING
Course unit
ENERGY ELECTRONICS (MOD. B)
INP4068029, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
MECHATRONIC ENGINEERING
IN0529, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENERGY ELECTRONICS (MOD. B)
Department of reference Department of Management and Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch VICENZA

Lecturers
Teacher in charge PAOLO MATTAVELLI ING-INF/01

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
INP4068027 POWER AND ENERGY ELECTRONICS (TWO MODULES) PAOLO MATTAVELLI

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines ING-INF/01 Electronics 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Prerequisites: Analog Electronics
Target skills and knowledge: Knowledge of the operating principles of power devices, static converters and power supply topologies.
Examination methods: Oral Examination
Assessment criteria: The student is evaluated based on his capability to understand and use power electronics circuits and control in industrial applications

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Three-phase electrical systems. Three-phase thyristor rectifiers. Controlled three-phase rectifiers. Three-phase power factor correction circuits. Multi level power converters. Modulation for multi-level converters. Application as grid interfaced converters for renewable energy systems, uninterruptible power supplies, UPS, active filters, unified power flow controllers, UPFC. Design criteria for power devices in the mentioned applications. Digital PWM modulation. Current control, voltage control. Further control loops. Design example for an UPS and an active filter.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lecture and exercises. Numerical simulation of some projects to be developed during the semester.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Handouts will be available covering all lesson topics.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Robert W. Erickson, Dragan Maksimovic, Fundamentals of Power Electronics. --: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Ned Mohan, Tore M. Undeland, and William P. Robbins, ower Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design,. --: Wiley, 2002.