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Area/Catalogue
EEET 3016

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010830

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To understand the operation of power semiconductors and their use in power conversion systems for driving AC and DC motors.

Course content

Characteristics of power electronic devices,  such as diodes, thryistors, GTOs, IGBTs and power MOSFETs; input and ouput performance parameters; AC/DC, AC/AC, DC/DC and DC/AC conversion; calculation of voltage and current waveforms, dc, rms and power; and application of power electronics for driving DC and AC motors.

Textbook(s)

Rashid, M.H. 2014, Power Electronics - Circuits, devices and applications, 4th, Prentice Hall

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
EEET 2018 Analogue Devices and Circuits

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 4 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 12 weeks
Practical 3 hours x 4 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Assignment approx 700 words 15% N/A
Report approx 1500 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours (closed book)
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Assignment approx 700 words 15% N/A
Report approx 1500 words 35% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours (closed book)

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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