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School of Engineering
ENERGY ENGINEERING
Course unit
ENERTRONICS
IN03111377, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
INGEGNERIA DELL'ENERGIA (Ord. 2014)
IN0515, Degree course structure A.Y. 2014/15, A.Y. 2019/20
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Degree course track DELL'ENERGIA ELETTRICA [002PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination ENERTRONICS
Department of reference Department of Industrial Engineering
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/dii/course/view.php?idnumber=2019-IN0515-002PD-2017-IN03111377-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge LUIGI ALBERTI ING-IND/32

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-IND/32 Electrical Convertors, Machines and Switches 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2019 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
10 A.A. 2019/20 01/10/2019 30/11/2020 ALBERTI LUIGI (Presidente)
BERTOLUZZO MANUELE (Membro Effettivo)
BIANCHI NICOLA (Supplente)
9 A.A. 2018/19 01/10/2018 30/11/2019 ALBERTI LUIGI (Presidente)
BERTOLUZZO MANUELE (Membro Effettivo)
BIANCHI NICOLA (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Electrical engineering fundamentals (fields and circuits both DC and AC).
Target skills and knowledge: Working principle of electronic circuits with particular attention to power electronics for energy conversion.

Understanding the advantages and the drawbacks of power electronics converters.

Mastering the main concepts and principle of operation of micro-controllers and related platforms.
Examination methods: Written exercises and oral exam. Specific details will be given at the course beginning.
Assessment criteria: Understanding of the course topics. Ability to apply the learning outcome to design and size elementary power electronic converters.
Course unit contents: Course introduction: energy conversion and power electronic components.

Binary logic and algebra: logical port and functions, related design strategies and components. Combinatorial and sequential circuits.

Micro-controllers systems: introduction and practical work with Arduino platform.

Electrical networks in periodical steady state (not only sine-wave).

DC/DC Converter

DC/AC Converter

AC/DC Converter

Numerical simulation in laboratory of the main converter topologies.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Black-board lessons and laboratory sessions.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Course lecture notes and handouts
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Laboratory