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INN1030314, A.A. 2011/12

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Degree course Second cycle degree in
IN0520, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2011/12
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination POWER ELECTRONICS 2
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Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
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Teacher in charge LUCA CORRADINI ING-INF/01

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-INF/01 Electronics 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
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Individual study
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Start of activities 05/03/2012
End of activities 16/06/2012
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Target skills and knowledge::
Course unit contents:
Planned learning activities: 1. Fourth order DC-DC converters Cuk and SEPIC
2. State-space models of switched-mode power converters. State-space averaging techniques in CCM and DCM.
3. High-quality Power Factor Correctors (PFC):
- Main topologies and control techniques
- Small-signal modeling in CCM and DCM
4. Fundamentals of digital control of switched-mode power converters:
- Introduction, main elements of a digitally controlled converter
- Modeling of naturally-sampled and uniformly-sampled Pulse-Width Modulators
- Discrete-time modeling of converters and controller design: continuous-time methods and discretization-based methods. Overview of the exact discrete-time converter modeling.
5. Single-phase inverters: overview and main modulation techniques.
6. Use of MATLAB/Simulink for simulation and design of digitally controlled converters. Example of digital current control of a single phase inverter.
7. Three-phase inverters:
- Square-wave and PWM modulations. Control of the load neutral point.
- Alpha-beta transform and Space Vector Modulation
8. Hysteretic and sliding-mode control (overview).
9. Active Power Filters (overview).
Textbooks: G. Spiazzi, L. Corradini, "Appunti dalle Lezioni di Elettronica per l'Energia". --: (Libreria Progetto), --.
J. G. Kassakian, M. F. Schlecht, G. C. Verghese, "Principles of Power Electronics". --: Addison Wesley, 1991. Cerca nel catalogo
N. Mohan, T. Undeland, W. Robbins, "Power Electronics: Converters, Applications, and Design". --: Wiley & Sons Inc., 1995. Second Edition Cerca nel catalogo
R. W. Erickson, D. Maksimovic, "Fundamentals of Power Electronics". --: Springer Science+Business Media Inc., --. Second Edition Cerca nel catalogo
S. Buso, P. Mattavelli, Digital Control in Power Electronics. --: Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2006.
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