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Power Semiconductor Systems II

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Course Unit Code430-4103/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated8 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
H1L20prof. Ing. Petr Chlebiš, CSc.
DAM37Ing. Vladislav Damec, Ph.D.
HAV278Ing. Aleš Havel, Ph.D.
Summary
Knowledge obtained in this subject offer students good orientation in the branch of power electronics applications, e.g. applications with UPS, welding power sources, AC power regulators and in applications with electrical drives. This subject enables students to explore parts of power semiconductor systems and to apply obtained information by constructing in practice. Knowledge obtained in this subject is a part of a general knowledge of electrotechnic educated expert.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Knowledge obtained in this subject enable students good orientation in power electronics applications, e.g. applications with UPS, welding power sources, AC power regulators and in applications with electrical drives. This subject enables students explore parts of power semiconductor systems and apply obtained information by construction in practice. Information obtained in this subject is part of general knowledge of electrotechnic educated expert.
Course Contents
Lectures:
Modern switching devices, IGBT, GTO and IGCT.
Phase control of DC systems - live commutated rectifier and electric drives and welding power sources applications.

Pulse converters, principals of working and applications.
DC switching sources, pulse regulators, switching sources efficiency.
Uninterable power sources (UPS), battery charge sources, welding power sources.
Voltage and current inverters, principles and applications.
Frequency converters, voltage and current type of frequency converters, applications in electric drives.
HF inverters for heating.
Active filters, high power converters.
Direct frequency converters, cycloconverters, matrix converters.
Phase and cycling controlling of AC current, AC switches.

Soft starts for asynchronous motors.
Design and construction of converters, examples of applications.
Progress in power semiconductor systems.


Exercises:
Principles of dimensioning power semiconductor components.
Controlled and uncontrolled rectifiers and examples.
TEST no. 1. Semiconductor components and power rectifiers.
Examples and theory practicing of pulse converters.
Design of buck- and step down pulse converter.

Design of pulse transformer, power and control unit of switched source.
Examples and theory practising of voltage invertors.
Practical illustrations of inverters and applications.
TEST no. 2. Pulse converters, voltage and current invertors.
AC current controller activity analysis.


Laboratories:
Controlled rectifier laboratory task (no. 1).
Controlled rectifier laboratory task (no. 2).
Pulse converter laboratory task (no. 3).
Voltage inverters laboratory task (no. 4).
Frequency converter laboratory task (no. 5).


Projects:
Laboratory tasks and elaboration of gained results: (14 hours)
Controlled rectifier laboratory task (no. 1, 2),
Pulse converter laboratory task (no. 3),
Voltage inverters laboratory task (no. 4),
Frequency converter laboratory task (no. 5).


Computer labs:
PSpice modelling - basic models of power devices.
Loses calculation with using PSpice modelling.
SW PSpice available in English version.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Heumann, K.: Basic Principles of Power Electronics. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York, 1986, ISBN 3-540-16138-4.
Rashid, M. H.: Power Electronics. Prentice-Hall International, Inc., 1993, ISBN 0-13-334483-5.
Chlebiš, P.: Výkonové polovodičové systémy. Učební texty pro kombinované a distanční studium. VŠB-TU Ostrava, 2005.
Chlebiš, P.: Polovodičové měniče s měkkým spínáním. Monografie, VŠB - Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2004, ISBN 80-248-0643-6.
Vondrášek, F.: Výkonová elektronika I, II. Skriptum ZČU Plzeň, 1994.
Oetter, J.: Výkonová elektronika pre elektrické pohony. ALFA Bratislava, 1988.
Heumann, K.: Basic Principles of Power Electronics. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York, 1986, ISBN 3-540-16138-4.
Rashid, M. H.: Power Electronics. Prentice-Hall International, Inc., 1993, ISBN 0-13-334483-5.
Recommended Reading:
Technical texts at http://fei1.vsb.cz/kat430/texty/cs_cz/cz-o_kat.html
Odborné texty na http://fei1.vsb.cz/kat430/texty/cs_cz/cz-o_kat.html
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined