Schedule: Thursday 8h30 to 12h30 am, Montefiore R75
Instructor: F. Frebel (fabrice dot frebel at ulg)
T.A.: A. Halbach (alexandre dot halbach at ulg)
Textbooks: Fundamentals of Power Electronics (Second Edition), from Robert W. Erickson and Dragan Maksimovic and Digital Control of HighFrequency SwitchedMode Power Converters, from Luca Corradini, Dragan Maksimovic, Paolo Mattavelli and Regan Zane.
Grading: Closed book written exam. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and use of theoretical concepts presented in the slides of PART I, PART II and PART III.
PART I: Bases 

Thu Sep 21 
Chapter 1 Introduction 
Course support: Slides PART I 
Chapter 2 Principles of SteadyState Converter Analysis 

Chapter 3 SteadyState Equivalent Circuit Modeling, Losses, and Efficiency 

Exercise 

Thu Sep 28 
Chapter 13 Basic Magnetics Theory 

Exercise 

Thu Oct 5 
Chapter 4 Switch Realization 

MOSFET, GaN and diode losses 

Chapter 5 The Discontinuous Conduction Mode 

Exercise 

PART II: Topologies and applications 

Thu Oct 12 
No lecture 
Course support: Slides PART II 
Thu Oct 19 
Chapter 6 Converter Circuits 

Heat sinks and component temperature control 

Electromagnetic compatibility tips for Power Converters 

Exercise 

PART III: Digital control 

Thu Oct 26 
Chapter 1 Continuoustime averaged modeling of DCDC converters 
Course support: Slides PART III 
Exercise 

Thu Nov 2 
No course 

Thu Nov 9 
Chapter 2 The digital control loop 

Exercise 

Thu Nov 16 
Exercise 

Thu Nov 23 
The complete control loop design process 

Exercise 

Thu Nov 30 
Question and answers session 
The
inductor design procedure can be found in chapter 14 of the reference
book and in the associated slides: Chapter
14 slides
The transformer design procedure can be found in
chapter 15 of the reference book and in the associated slides:
Chapter 15 slides
The "Magnetics
Design Tables" can be found in the appendix 2 of the reference
book: Appendix 2
Available cores in the
ACE laboratory: RM12_N87, ETD29_3C90,
ETD39_3C90, ETD49_3C90,
ETD59_3C90
Material specifications:
3C90, N87
Themal
estimations, slides form the book "POWER ELECTRONICS:
Converters, Applications and Design, Mohan and Undeland and Robbins":
Thermal
Electromagnetic Compatibility
Tips for Power Converters: EMC Tips for
Power Converters
Spice and Matlab/Octave sources files for the
controller design: Controller
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