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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AVP612
Subject Title Advanced Power Electronics


Introduction: Power Electronics, structure, applications. Power Semiconductor Devices: Diodes, SCRs, BJT, MOSFET and IGBT. Device ratings, Gate Driver Circuits, Snubber circuits. Secondary breakdown in devices. Reactive elements in power electronic circuits.

DC-DC Converters: Limitations of linear power supplies, Switched Mode Power Conversion, Switch realization, Non-isolated DC-DC Converters: Buck, Boost, Buck-boost, Cuk and SEPIC converters – operations in CCM and DCM, non-idealities. Isolated DC-DC Converters: Flyback, Forward and Push-pull topologies.

Converter dynamics and Control: Modeling of DC-DC converters, Review of controller design in frequency domain, Controller design for single loop voltage feedback. Input Filter design, Dynamic model in discontinuous conduction mode.

Text Books

1. R. Erickson and D. Maksimovic, “ Fundamentals of Power Electronics,” 2nd Edition 2001, Springer International Edition.

2. Ned Mohan, Tore M, Undelnad, William P, Robbins (3 Edition), “ Power Electronics: Converters, Applications and Design,” Wiley 2002.

3. Philip T Krein: Elements of Power Electronics; published by Oxford University Press.

4. M H Rashid, Power Electronics - Circuits, Devices and Applications; PHI, New Delhi.

5. L. Umanad, Power Electronics - Essentials and Applications; Wiley India Pvt. Ltd