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Power electronics

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The course introduces power electronics used in electric drives and power supplies. Topics discussed are power electronic systems, overview of power semiconductor switches, line-commutated ac-dc rectifiers, dc-dc switch-mode converters, and self-commutated dc-ac inverters.

After the course, the student understands the operation principles of power electronics and the operation of the most essential converters.

Attendance at lectures and exercises is recommended (organized remotely). There will be a written exam.

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Aalto University
Edris Pouresmaeil

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FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Applications and technologies of energy storages
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Aalto University
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General prerequisites:
Circuit analysis, basics of electronics.
Course suitable for:
Students interested that have a BSc in Electrical Engineering
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