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ELEN436 - Advanced Power Electronics

 

This course takes a student with prior knowledge of electrical machines, power converters, and linear control systems and provides knowledge of advances in power electronics such as modeling DC motor drives and machines, various modes of operation, multi-phase control converters and choppers. Students will design multiple-order transfer functions, experiment with closed loop operation of DC motor drives, a speed controlled drive system, pulse-width modulation and steady state analysis. The skills gained in this course will enable students to perform various tasks related to high power semiconductor devices, digital signal processing, and efficient electrical energy. Motor drives have wide spread applications in today’s industry such as machine tools, elevators, cranes, transportation, and an extensive list of other modern applications. NOTE: This course requires the student to purchase additional materials that are not covered by the book grant. Please refer to the Course Materials section for additional details. Prerequisite: ELEN435

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session A - 16 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Principles of Electric Machines and Power Electronics, 3rd ed. - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 9781118078877
Publication Info: Wiley
Author: Sen, P.C.
Unit Cost: $183.32
Electronic ISBN: 9781119353287
Electronic Unit Cost: $30.00

Book Title: NI Student Software Suite - access instructions provided inside the classroom
ISBN: 779252-3501
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: N/A
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Book Title: NI Elvis Kit - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant
ISBN: 780381-02
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $2062.65
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: NI myRIO Starter Accessory Kit - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant
ISBN: 783068-01
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $114.75
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Electric Motors and Drives: Fundamentals, Types and Applications, 4th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780080983325
Publication Info: Newnes
Author: Hughes, Austin
Unit Cost: $47.15
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Book Title: To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
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Book Title: NI myRIO Embedded Systems Accessory Kit - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant
ISBN: 783070-01
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $154.83
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: myParts Kit from Texas Instruments - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant
ISBN: 783752-01
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $94.15
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Integrator Power Electronics Lab (Integrator Power Electronics Fundamentals Board for NI ELVIS II/II+) - this item is not covered by the APUS Book Grant
ISBN: 784722-01
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $1041.06
Electronic ISBN: N/A
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Book Title: Additional required items are available to order from the APUS Bookstore. If you buy these items from other vendors, you may not receive all the parts you need for your course. These items (as noted) are not covered by the APUS Book Grant.
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