COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Power Electronics I * EEE   433 7 3 4 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Mehmet Uğraş CUMA
Instructors
Doç.Dr.MEHMET UĞRAŞ CUMA1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.MEHMET UĞRAŞ CUMA2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Introducing the power electronics semiconductor elements and their characteristics, teaching the power electronics applications and demonstrating the modeling of basic power electronics systems in PSCAD/EMTDC simulation program to students.
Content
Power electronics systems and applications. Power electronics semiconductor elements and characteristics. Protection methods of power electronics semiconductor elements. Analysis and design of cooling systems for power electronics semiconductor elements. Rectifier circuits. Modeling in PSCAD / EMTDC simulation program.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Has capability in those fields of mathematics and physics that form the foundations of engineering.
2
Grasps the main knowledge in the basic topics of electrical and electronic engineering.
3
Comprehends the functional integrity of the knowledge gathered in the fields of basic engineering and electrical-electronics engineering.
X
4
Identifies problems and analyzes the identified problems based on the gathered professional knowledge.
5
Formulates and solves a given theoretical problem using the knowledge of basic engineering.
X
6
Has aptitude for computer and information technologies
7
Knows English at a level adequate to comprehend the main points of a scientific text, either general or about his profession, written in English.
X
8
Has the ability to apply the knowledge of electrical-electronic engineering to profession-specific tools and devices.
9
Has the ability to write a computer code towards a specific purpose using a familiar programming language.
10
Has the ability to work either through a purpose oriented program or in union within a group where responsibilities are shared.
X
11
Has the aptitude to identify proper sources of information, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
X
12
Becomes able to communicate with other people with a proper style and uses an appropriate language.
13
Internalizes the ethical values prescribed by his profession in particular and by the professional life in general.
14
Has consciousness about the scientific, social, historical, economical and political facts of the society, world and age lived in.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to power electronics - Power electronics systems: Objectives and Applications Lecture notes and references on the subject
2 Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices and their Characteristics Lecture notes and references on the subject
3 Thyristors - Characteristics, Opening and Closing Methods Lecture notes and references on the subject
4 Thyristors - Commutation Methods Lecture notes and references on the subject
5 Protection of Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices - di/dt, dv/dt Protection Lecture notes and references on the subject
6 Protection of Power Electronics Semiconductor Devices - Snubber Circuits and Design Lecture notes and references on the subject
7 Analysis and Design of Cooling Systems for Power Electronics Semiconductors - Power Losses of Power Electronics elements, Thermal Modeling of Power electronic components during steady state and Instant situations Lecture notes and references on the subject
8 Midterm exam Midterm exam preparation
9 Analysis and Design of Cooling Systems for Power Electronics Semiconductors - Analysis and Design of Cooling Systems for Power Electronics Components Lecture notes and references on the subject
10 Introduction to PSCAD/EMTDC Simulation Program PSCAD Manual
11 Rectifier Circuits - Single Phase Half Wave Rectifier Circuits, Operating Principles, Current and Voltage Waveforms and Design Factors Lecture notes and references on the subject
12 Rectifier Circuits - Single-Phase Bridge and Three-Phase Half-Wave Rectifier Circuits, Operating Principles, Current and Voltage Waveforms and Design Factors Lecture notes and references on the subject
13 Rectifier Circuits - Three-Phase Bridge and 12-Pulse Rectifier Circuits, Operating Principles Lecture notes and references on the subject
14 Rectifier Circuits - Current and Voltage Waveforms and Design Factors Lecture notes and references on the subject
15 Rectifier Circuits - PSCAD/EMTDC Simulation Program Rectifier Circuits Simulation PSCAD examples
16-17 Final exam Final exam preparation

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources
M. H. Rashid," Power Electronics Handbook,"