M.E. Power Systems & Electric Drives:Power Converters & Applications

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Master
Location Patiala
  • Master
  • Patiala


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme


Research Methodology
Computer Application to Power System Analysis
Advanced Power Electronics
Power System Dynamics & Stability
Industrial Drives & Automation

Semester II

Power Quality & FACTS Devices
Optimal Power System Operation
Intelligent Techniques & Applications

Semester III

Minor Project
Thesis (Start)

Semester IV

Thesis (Continues)

Power Converters & Applications

AC TO DC Converters: Operation, analysis and design of line commutated converters, inverter operation, dual operation, power factor improvement, PWM converters, control of converters, Operation analysis and control of cycloconverters.

AC Voltage Regulator: Operation and analysis of phase-controlled regulators, integral-cycle control.

Static switches: AC and DC switches.

DC TO DC Converter: operation, analysis and design of DC choppers, commutation methods, multiphase configuration, chopper control. Switching regulators, quasi resonant converters.

Inverters: voltage source and current source inverters, PWM techniques, commutation methods, series inverter, Resonant DC link inverter, multi-level inverters.

Converter Applications: Application consideration in the use of semiconductor converters in HVDC, static VAR compensation, welding and heating control, UPS, SMPS, aircraft power supplies, converter interfaces for non-conventional energy sources.

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