About this Course

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

Learner Career Outcomes

25%

started a new career after completing these courses

35%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 9 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Start working towards your Master's degree

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

2 hours to complete

Introduction to Magnetics and Inductors

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 77 min)
3 videos
Inductance41m
Reluctance and Magnetic Circuits17m
1 practice exercise
Inductors30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Transformers

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 123 min)
4 videos
Transformer with Non-Idealities40m
Alternate Transformer Models25m
Multi-Winding Transformers34m
1 practice exercise
Transformers30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Losses in Magnetic Components

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 132 min)
4 videos
Core Losses36m
Winding Losses29m
Proximity Effect1h 2m
1 practice exercise
Losses in Magnetic Components30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Design of Magnetic Components

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 78 min)
3 videos
Magnetic Device Design19m
Filter Inductor Design35m
1 practice exercise
Design of Magnetic Components30m

About the Power Electronics Specialization

Courses 1, 2, and 3 in this specialization can also be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. Enroll here. Courses 5 and 6 will be offered in the degree program soon. Design modern switched-mode power converters; create high-performance control loops around power converters; understand efficiency, power density and cost trade-offs By 2030, 80% of all electrical energy will be processed by power electronics. Professional advantages continue to grow for technical engineers who understand the fundamental principles and technical requirements of modern power conversion systems. This specialization covers design-oriented analysis, modeling and simulation techniques leading to practical engineering of high-performance power electronics systems....
Power Electronics

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