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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

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.

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 Ahad S

Jul 12, 2021

Very detailed and to the point.

By Manuel M G

May 12, 2016

The best course i've ever taken

By abdullah a h a

Apr 13, 2021

Thank you dr and god bless you

By Martin H

May 3, 2020

Great teacher, great content !

By Dr. K K N

Apr 24, 2020

Yes, really it is more useful.

By Gabriel G

Jul 7, 2019

Clear videos and useful quizes

By Abdelrhman A M M

Jul 6, 2017

you should take this course :D

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By Ganesh J

May 5, 2020

Very tough course in my life.


Mar 30, 2021

I can't earn my certificate

By Yash V

Dec 25, 2018

It was a very good learning.

By Russell E

Dec 18, 2017

Great course. Well structure

By carlos g d l c

Mar 14, 2016

Great introductory course!!!

By Gurudev H P

Mar 28, 2020

Helps to improve the basics

By hour h

Aug 27, 2018

It is a great course, enjoy

By Adeel J

Jan 4, 2017

I really liked this course!

By Anirban C

Sep 16, 2021

Great learning experience.


Sep 12, 2020

Great course for beginners

By Md. M H

Jul 22, 2020

It is an excellent course.

By Cesar S

Oct 19, 2017

This was a lovely journey.

By Hugo V M A

Mar 16, 2016

Very Good excellent course


Dec 12, 2021

This is an amazing course

By Davide A

Jan 25, 2021

Great Introduction course


Jun 12, 2016

this cours is very helpul

By Roberto R

Apr 13, 2020

very high-quality course