Elettronica di potenza - (5 cfu)

Prof. Paolo Cova Tel. 0521 905818 - Fax. 0521 905822
  E-mail. paolo.cova@unipr.it
  Home page. http://ee.unipr.it/~paolo


The course addresses the analysis and design of electronics circuits for industrial application, with particular regard to power electronics circuits for static energy conversion.


- Introduction to power electronics.
- Notices about the main power electron devices.
- Rectifiers and controlled rectifiers, single-phase and three-phase.
- AC/AC converters.
- Dissipative DC/DC regulators.
- Switching DC/DC converters; DC-DC resonant converters; ZCS and ZVS converters.
- Resonant pulse converters; ZCS and ZVS converters.
- Single-phase and three-phase switching inverters and PWM techniques; resonant inverters.
- Switching power supplies.
- UPS; various residential and industrial applications.
- Photovoltaic systems.

Attività d'esercitazione

The course includes guided practical CAD exercises by PSPICE for probing in deep the arguments discussed in theory and approaching the key problems of the power circuit’s design.

Modalità d'esame

Oral examination.


Analisi ABC, Fisica AB, Elettrotecnica AB, Fondamenti di elettronica ABC.

Testi consigliati

M. H. Rashid, Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices, and Applications, 3rd Edition, Prentice-Hall, 2003.

Ultimo aggiornamento: 08-06-2007

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