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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. II
Subject Code AVP 621
Subject Title Advanced Power Electronics


Advanced control schemes for DC-DC converters, Current programmed control -, advantages, modeling and control, stability analysis.

Soft switching Converters : Switching loss, hard switching, soft switching, basic principles, ZVS, ZCS, ZVZCS Resonant Load Converters: Resonant Switch Converters (quasi resonant) Resonant Transition Phase Modulated Converters, Soft Switched Bidirectional DC-DC Converters PWM Converters with Auxiliary Switch, ZVT /ZCT PWM Converters: Isolated and Non-isolated topologies with auxiliary switch ; Auxiliary Resonant Commutated Pole Inverters: ZVT and ZCT concepts used for Inverters; Resonant DC Link Inverters.

AC- AC Converters: Review of Single-phase AC regulator; Three-phase AC regulators, Single-phase and three-phase Cyclo-converters; Matrix converters.

Applications : Power electronics in space systems, Interfacing converters with grid, UPS, Induction heating, Reactive power compensation, STATCOM, Renewable energy.

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