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    Intermediate Level

    Approx. 16 hours to complete

    Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 6-10 hours/week...

    English

    Subtitles: English

    Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

    Week
    1
    2 hours to complete

    Introduction and Power Stage Design

    4 videos (Total 71 min), 3 readings
    4 videos
    Milestones for Weeks 1-222m
    The LTspice Saturating Inductor Model15m
    Capstone Components22m
    3 readings
    Introduction, Specifications and Project Materials10m
    Milestone 1 Grading Rubrics10m
    Simulation files for Milestone 110m
    Week
    2
    2 hours to complete

    Power Stage Design and Documentation

    1 quiz
    Week
    3
    28 minutes to complete

    Preliminary Controller Design

    1 video (Total 8 min), 2 readings
    2 readings
    Milestone 2 Grading Rubrics10m
    Simulation files for Milestone 210m
    Week
    4
    2 hours to complete

    Preliminary Controller Design and Documentation

    1 quiz
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    Top reviews from Capstone Design Project in Power Electronics

    By ARSep 30th 2016

    Great course. Thanks to prof Erickson, prof. Maksimovic and prof. Afridi and all the volunteers involved for their effort in making such a wonderful course for the power electronics community.

    By SMMar 24th 2017

    I will always go back to the lectures of this course and use these principles in my work. Thank you University of Boulder Colorado and Coursera.

    Instructors

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    Dr. Robert Erickson

    Professor
    Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
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    Dr. Dragan Maksimovic

    Charles V. Schelke Endowed Professor
    Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
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    Dr. Khurram Afridi

    Assistant Professor
    Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering

    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.

    About University of Colorado Boulder

    CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies....

    About the Power Electronics Specialization

    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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