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Power Electronics Design

Curruculum: M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering

Instructor: Giorgio Spiazzi

Course duration: 72h

Language: English


  • Power devices: diodes, MOSFETS and IGBTs
  • Conduction and switching losses and thermal considerations
  • Review of converter modeling
  • Peak and average current mode control: modeling and design
  • Isolated converter topologies: Forward, push-pull, half-bridge, full-bridge and flyback
  • Review of magnetic properties of material: inductors and transformers
  • analysis of high-frequency transformers: skin and proximity effects
  • Inductor and transformer design considerations
  • Input filter design
  • Snubber circuits
  • Layout considerations
  • Laboratory activity

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