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Course Postgraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AVP866
Subject Title Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics


Dynamic model of DC-DC converters in DCM: averaged switched model, small signal modelling of the low frequency model. High frequency dynamics of converter operating in DCM.

Forced commutated AC-AC converters –Matrix Converters: operation, topologies, commutation strategies, voltage modulation –Direct and Indirect schemes. Dynamic model, design of passive elements and control scheme

Power Electronic/Solid State Transformer: Requirement and significance in future smart grid and traction. Developments in topology, devices, high frequency link transformer and future trends. Analysis of topologies with emphasis on modular two stage topologies: operation, modelling and control for inputseries and output parallel configuration.

Basic concepts of EMI and EMC -Conducted emission -Radiated emission -E-field and H-field coupling -grounding -EMI/EMC in power electronic circuits-Measurement of EMI -LISN –Filters.


Text Books

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

2. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics and other publications relevant to Power Electronics.