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Power ElectronicsPower SuppliesModeling And SimulationPower Electronics DesignCircuit Design
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This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Peak Current-Mode Control: Simple Model

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 86 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
7 videos
Simple Approximate Model10m
Small-signal Model Based on Simple Approximation9m
Design Example: Synchronous Buck POL Converter17m
Oscillation for D > 0.517m
Stabilization with Addition of an Artificial Ramp10m
Design Example Revisited: Inclusion of Artificial Ramp6m
3 readings
Introduction to the Course10m
MATLAB and LTspice examples10m
PI Compensator: Op-Amp Implementation10m
4 practice exercises
Practice: Introduction to Peak Current-Mode Control30m
Practice: Peak Current-mode Controlled POL Regulator30m
Practice: Slope Compensation30m
Peak Current-Mode Control, Simple Model1h
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Peak Current-Mode Control: More Accurate Model

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 86 min)
7 videos
Average Spice CPM Subcircuit14m
Design Verification Using Average Circuit Simulations16m
Small-signal AC Equivalent Circuit Models6m
Transfer Functions of CPM Controlled Converters14m
Analysis Example: CPM Controlled Boost Converter14m
Comparison of Frequency Responses of Duty-cycle and Current-mode Controlled Converters8m
4 practice exercises
Practice: More Accurate Large-Signal Averaged Model 30m
Practice: Averaged Circuit Simulation30m
Practice: More Accurate Small-Signal Model30m
Peak Current-Mode Controlled Voltage Regulator1h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

High-Frequency Effects in Peak Current-Mode Control

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 75 min)
10 videos
Pulse-Width Modulator as a Sampler7m
Overview of Sampled-Data Systems17m
Sampled-Data Modeling of Switching Converters4m
Introduction to Sampled-Data Modeling of Peak Current-Mode Controlled Converters6m
Development of Sampled-Data Model10m
Frequency Responses of Sampled-Data Models4m
1st Order Approximation9m
2nd Order Approximation6m
Summary and Conclusions2m
2 practice exercises
Practice: Introduction to Sampled-Data Modeling30m
High-Frequency Effects in Peak Current-Mode Controlled Converters1h
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Average Current-Mode Control

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 73 min)
6 videos
Transfer Functions of Average Current-mode Controlled Converters6m
Design Example: ACM Controlled Boost dc-dc Converter21m
Design Verification by Average Circuit Simulations10m
Design of the Voltage Control Loop8m
Design Example: ACM Controlled Boost dc Voltage Regulator18m
2 practice exercises
Practice: Averaged Current-Mode Control, Transfer Functions30m
Average Current-Mode Control1h

About the Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Specialization

Modeling and Control of Power Electronics

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