NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: POWER ELECTRONICS
COURSE CODE: KEE4823
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: TBD
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: This course develops an understanding of power electronic circuits and their applications.
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: SEM 8 / YEAR 4
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

 

42

T

 

6

P

 

6

O

 

0

Guided: 54 hours

Independent Learning: 66 hours

Total: 120 hours

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: To expose students to the basic concept and operation principles of power semiconductor devices such as MOSFETs, IGBTs, and thyristors, as well as to equip them with a foundation in design and analysis of power electronic circuits.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:

 

Upon successful completion of this course students should have the ability to:

CLO1: Analyse power electronic circuits (C4 – PO1)

CLO2: Display the ability to solve the problems related to power electronic circuits (P4)

CLO3: Demonstrate the ability to communicate and explain the concepts of power electronic circuits (A3)

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop problem solving skills through a process of lectures and tutorials.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy:

The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, assignments, group work, blended learning using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks.

Assessment strategy:

  1. Formative
  2. Summative
SYNOPSIS: This course introduces the basic concept and operation principles of power semiconductor devices such as MOSFETs, IGBTs, and thyristors. It covers the design and analysis of power electronic circuits, using both theoretical calculations and software simulation.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial, Lab Practical, Group Work, Assignment.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (50%)
Category Percentage
·    Quiz/Test

·    Laboratory/Assignment

20%

30%

 

B. Final Examination (50%)
i.          Examination 50% ·    Structured and essay type questions
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE
  1. Mohan, N. (2011).Power Electronics: A First Course, Wiley
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE
  1. Rashid, M.H. (2004), Power Electronics: Circuits, Devices, and Applications, 3rd ed., Prentice-Hall.
  2. Patel, M.R. (2013), Introduction to Electrical Power and Power Electronics, Taylor and Francis.