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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.

SH
Sep 22, 2017

I am very please of with course but i also want the course of power electronics related to any field i mean in FACTS devices applications so we can learn more related to new emerging technologies .

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By Ahmed H A A

May 31, 2020

More solved examples would really help a lot, otherwise the course is great

By Alina R

Sep 22, 2020

Good info but not nearly enough support in the forums with the assignments

By Jenny H

Mar 5, 2016

The course is good, the Lecturer is great. I learned a lot in this course.

By Deepak D

Sep 20, 2017

If course mentors could respond more quickly, it would be appreciated.

By Antonio I

Feb 9, 2017

very well organised. Lessons were clear and homework were interesting.

By Rohan S M

Jul 9, 2020

this course is very good for learn about converters for beginners

By Jason T

Apr 17, 2020

it helps to brush up or have good circuit analysis fundamentals.

By Odirile F G

May 24, 2020

the software for the first week was not working right.

By Wan M W M

May 20, 2020

best instructor, understand well his explaination,

By Ahmed I S

Dec 26, 2019

Good but needs more focus on circuits intuition

By Naga K V

Aug 4, 2020

great course ,but difficulty level is high.

By Ambar P

Feb 13, 2016

Nice introductory Power electronic course.

By cordeliazhu

Feb 8, 2019

a little too hard for college students.

By Hamid A

Oct 30, 2017

Easy to understand the complex concepts

By Stephen B

Feb 17, 2016

Hard and very rewarding to complete.

By satish k

Sep 17, 2018

Awesome online learning plateform.

By henil s 1

Apr 19, 2020

In Quiz, Clarification is needed.

By KASIREDDY S K R

Oct 15, 2020

good course to learn new things

By Karla p

Jan 24, 2020

On quizes, some bugs were found

By Hammad K

Jun 26, 2020

LECTURES CAN BE MORE DETAILED

By Sida L

Jun 4, 2019

All about dc dc converter

By Rishu C

Apr 10, 2019

Conceptual and insightful

By KOMPELLA S K

May 11, 2020

Its nice and Challenging

By Raja P

Apr 30, 2020

good learning Thanks