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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....

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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.


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 Abodh P

Nov 15, 2017

One of the best courses I have ever taken.

By Ayush S

Jul 5, 2016

This is the best online course I ever had.

By Adriaan D

Feb 24, 2016

A great introduction to power electronics!

By Illya V

Aug 31, 2022

Interesting course, I got deep knowledge.

By saleha t s

Sep 6, 2021

This course is very helpfull for beginers


Aug 20, 2020

Learned a lot of basics. Thanks a lot....

By Oscar A

Aug 15, 2019

it's a fantastic course, i will recommend

By sameer s

Jun 30, 2018

a very knowledgeable course for begineers

By Ramon G

Feb 21, 2018

Excellent. Very interesting and amazing.

By Carl B

Jun 4, 2017

Fantastic course! I learned a great deal!

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Aug 17, 2020


By Nibedita S

Aug 3, 2020

It was really a very interesting course.

By Benny V

May 7, 2018

A well organized and challenging course.

By Mahmoud Y

Dec 9, 2016

very informative and verly well designed


Aug 31, 2016

Very knowledgeable and impressive


By felipe

Jun 8, 2016

Excellent course!!! Excellent teacher!!!

By Liendon J A P

Aug 5, 2021

The lecturer explains well the subject.

By Arunkumar S

Jul 29, 2020

Excellent Course. Very much Informative

By عبدالله ع

Jun 29, 2020

A very useful and well-explained course

By Shreyas P P

Jun 25, 2020

Awsome couse. Gives good understanding.

By Jose M C R

Nov 20, 2017

Este curso es sensacional, recomendado.

By Paco L

Apr 14, 2016

Great introduction. Highly recommended.

By Gustav H

Mar 21, 2016

Very educational, professional and neat

By Felipe O P S

Sep 20, 2021

Outstanding Course!!! 100% Recommended

By Hwasoo S

Apr 9, 2017

easy and good modeling technique and n