Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems
Power electronic circuits are an essential component of renewable and distributed energy sources including wind turbines, photovoltaic, marine energy systems and energy storage systems. This course covers the design and implementation of power electronic devices for off-grid and grid connected renewable energy systems. Power quality issues in renewable energy systems are investigated and some solutions are presented.
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment|
|School||School of Electrical Engineering and Computing|
Semester 2 - 2018
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
The course content may include the following topics:
1. Fundamentals of switch mode device operation.
2. Switching electronic devices (Types, characteristics, limitations).
3. DC-DC converters – buck, boost, buck-boost.
4. Rectifiers and controlled rectifiers.
5. Introduction to power quality issues in renewable energy systems.
6. Inverters and PWM control.
7. Multilevel converters and applications.
8. Integration of multiple renewable energy sources.
|Replacing Course(s)||This course replaces the following course(s): ELEC3250. Students who have successfully completed ELEC3250 are not eligible to enrol in ELEC3251.|
|Assumed Knowledge||ELEC3140 (Principles and Design of Off-Grid Power Systems), ELEC4400 (Automatic Control), ELEC3130 (Electric Machines and Power Systems) ¿ can be taken concurrently.|
Face to Face On Campus 4 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting week 1
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for ELEC3251|