Advanced Topics in Power Electronics

Code 104
Semester Spring
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 0
Lecturers Antonios Antonopoulos, Stefanos Manias


SiC semiconductor devices. Multilevel power electronics converters. 12-pulse diode and thyristor rectifiers. Multicarrier Sinusoidal PWM. Regenerative PWM rectifiers. Resonance dc-dc converters. Power quality in an industrial plant. Passive and Active filtering. Active power factor correction. Static Var compensators. Application of PQ control technique to power converters. Snubber circuits and MOVs for power semiconductors protection. Heat sink computations for one or more semiconductor devices.