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About the Course

This course can also be taken for academic credit as ECEA 5700, part of CU Boulder’s Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. This course introduces the basic concepts of switched-mode converter circuits for controlling and converting electrical power with high efficiency. Principles of converter circuit analysis are introduced, and are developed for finding the steady state voltages, current, and efficiency of power converters. Assignments include simulation of a dc-dc converter, analysis of an inverting dc-dc converter, and modeling and efficiency analysis of an electric vehicle system and of a USB power regulator. After completing this course, you will: ● Understand what a switched-mode converter is and its basic operating principles ● Be able to solve for the steady-state voltages and currents of step-down, step-up, inverting, and other power converters ● Know how to derive an averaged equivalent circuit model and solve for the converter efficiency A basic understanding of electrical circuit analysis is an assumed prerequisite for this course....

Top reviews

SA
Jul 31, 2017

This course sets the groundwork for more advanced concepts in Power Electronics. The Professor was very explicit and the homework assignments were of a good strength to help ground the notions learnt.

PK
Jun 18, 2020

Very nice course. Even if you are already familiar with power electronics, it will help you to form a system of knowledge and utilize rational approaches for task solution of any level of complicity.

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By Diego R

Dec 27, 2016

Nice course

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Nov 4, 2016

Good course

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Oct 31, 2016

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Sep 8, 2017

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Aug 13, 2016

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Jun 9, 2016

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Jun 5, 2016

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Feb 28, 2016

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Sep 29, 2020

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May 7, 2020

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Apr 24, 2020

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Oct 6, 2018

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Mar 11, 2016

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Feb 20, 2016

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Sep 28, 2017

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Apr 27, 2017

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Apr 16, 2017

Perfect!

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Oct 1, 2020

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Aug 11, 2017

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Apr 20, 2016

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By Faramarz K

Feb 6, 2016

Great!