University of Colorado Boulder

Introduction to Power Electronics

This course is part of Power Electronics Specialization

Taught in English

Dr. Robert Erickson

Instructor: Dr. Robert Erickson

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11 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • 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

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
11 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 3 modules in this course

An introduction to power electronics and to the Coursera specialization

What's included

5 videos4 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

How to find the ideal steady-state voltages and currents of a switched-mode converter

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4 videos1 reading1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Equivalent circuit modeling of switching converters, to predict their power conversion functions and efficiency under steady-state conditions

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6 videos1 reading1 quiz

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4.7 (685 ratings)
Dr. Robert Erickson
University of Colorado Boulder
11 Courses142,518 learners

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