University of Colorado Boulder
Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Specialization
University of Colorado Boulder

Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Specialization

Advance Your Career in Power Electronics. Master design-oriented techniques to engineer high-performance feedback controlled switched-mode power converters

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What you'll learn

  • Master techniques of design-oriented analysis for switched-mode power converters.

  • Verify the design of closed-loop regulated power converters using switching and averaged circuit simulations.

  • Design high-performance peak current-mode control and average current-mode control loops.

  • Design input filters for switched-mode power converters.

  • Design power-factor correction rectifiers

  • Design dc-ac inverters for solar photovoltaic power systems

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Specialization - 5 course series

Averaged-Switch Modeling and Simulation

Course 116 hours4.7 (77 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explain operation and modeling of switched-mode power converters

  • Model open-loop transfer functions and frequency responses

  • Design closed-loop regulated switched-mode power converters

  • Verify operation of switched-mode power converters by simulations

Skills you'll gain

Category: Modeling And Simulation
Category: Power Supplies
Category: Power Electronics Design
Category: Power Electronics
Category: Circuit Design

Techniques of Design-Oriented Analysis

Course 212 hours4.7 (26 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand statement and derivation of the Extra Element Theorem

  • Apply the Extra Element Theorem to converter analysis and design problems

  • Understand the statement of the N-Extra Element Theorem

  • Apply the N-Extra Element Theorem to converter analysis and design problems

Input Filter Design

Course 311 hours4.8 (33 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand conducted electromagnetic interference (EMI) and the need for input filter

  • Understand input filter design principles based on attenuation requirements and impedance interactions.

  • Design properly damped single-stage and damped multi-stage input filters.

  • Use computer-aided tools and simulations to verify input filter design

Current-Mode Control

Course 413 hours4.9 (18 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the operating principles and benefits of current-mode control for dc-dc converters

  • Model and design peak current-mode controlled dc-dc converters

  • Model and design average current-mode controlled dc-dc converters

  • Use computer-aided tools and simulations to verify current-mode controlled dc-dc converters

Skills you'll gain

Category: Modeling And Simulation
Category: Power Supplies
Category: Power Electronics Design
Category: Power Electronics
Category: Circuit Design

What you'll learn

  • Understand the operating principles of low-harmonic, high power factor rectifier and inverters

  • Model and design current shaping and voltage control loops in power factor correction (PFC) rectifiers

  • Model and design control loops in single-phase dc-to-ac inverters

  • Design photovoltaic power systems tied to the single-phase ac power grid

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Dr. Dragan Maksimovic
University of Colorado Boulder
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