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Power Electronics Devices, Circuits and Application

Power Electronic Devices

Power Electronics Devices, Circuits and Application 

Course Dates: Spring 2018. Exact dates to be made available soon.

Power Electronics Devices, Circuits and Application is one of five courses in the Smart Power engineering program. This course is specifically targeted at engineers interested or working in the area of energy conversion and utilization in power systems and vehicular systems.  The short course content focuses on the fundamentals of power electronics, covering converter/inverter circuits, magnetic and capacitive components, power switching devices, PWM methods, control strategies, and applications of power electronics devices and circuits in the integration of renewable energy sources and electrification of transportation.


Two-Day course outline:

  1. Power electronic devices in modern power systems, industrial applications and vehicular systems.
  2. Basics of three phase power converter topologies, AC and DC input to AC output.
  3. Modern power semi-conductor devices.
  4. Application examples. 


This course is taught by The Ohio State University College of Engineering and the Electrical and Computer Science department faculty.

Location and Time: 

Exact dates in 2018 to be made available soon. 

Dreese Lab, room 260
The Ohio State University

Class is 8 am - 5pm each day.
Lunch each day is included in the registration price.

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Course Pre-requisites

A bachelor's degree in engineering or an equivalent degree and/or work experience. Basic understanding of electrical circuits is strongly desired. 

Cancellations and Refunds

A full refund minus a $50 administrative fee if cancellation is received three weeks prior to the start of the course. No refunds within three weeks of the course start date. Registrations can be transferred.