Power Electronics I

Code 3.6.3127.6
Semester 6th
Flow Z - Energy Conversion, High Voltages and Industry Applications
Category Obligatory (main flow)
Credits 6
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 2
Lecturers Antonios Antonopoulos, Stavros Papathanassiou, Panagiotis Rovolis (T & R Associates)
Links Helios
Web Platform Class 1: Microsoft Teams


Scope and applications of Power Electronics technology. Power electronics circuits. Single-phase and three-phase diode rectifiers. Single-phase and three-phase thyristor rectifiers. Voltage Source Inverters (VSIs). Output voltage control techniques using Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) and Sinusoidal Pulse Width Modulation (SPWM). Characteristics and dynamic behavior of power semiconductor devices (Diode, Thyristor, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT), MOSFET, GTO and IGBT). Power quality of power electronics converters. Simulation of power electronics topologies using the software programs MATLAB/SIMULINK and SPICE. This course includes six laboratory exercises.