GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2019 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
POWER ELECTRONICS/EE-317
Course Title: POWER ELECTRONICS
Credits 3 ECTS 4
Course Semester 5 Type of The Course Compulsory
COURSE INFORMATION
 -- (CATALOG CONTENT)
 -- (TEXTBOOK)
 -- (SUPPLEMENTARY TEXTBOOK)
 -- (PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES)
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- COURSE OBJECTIVES
 -- COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students taking this course know the scope and applications of power electronics .
Students taking this course know the fundamental semiconductor switches, their specifications and selection criteria.
Students taking this course know the operation characteristics of the line frequency rectifiers.
Students taking this course can design a rectifier to fulfill the defined requirements, and can select switches to be used.
Students taking this course know the effects of the rectifiers on the grid, harmonic analysis, and national and international standards on harmonics.
Students taking this course know the operation and output characteristics of the AC voltage controllers.

 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 --WEEKLY SCHEDULE
1. Week  Introduction to Power Electronics, Basic semiconductor power switches
2. Week  Power, Power Factor, Harmonics, International Standards and Fourier Analysis
3. Week  Examining of Diodes and Thyristors, Types and their reverse recovery characteristics
4. Week  Single-phase half-wave uncontrolled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
5. Week  Single-phase full-wave uncontrolled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
6. Week  Single-phase half-wave controlled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
7. Week  Single-phase half-wave controlled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
8. Week  Midterm Exam, Single-phase full-wave controlled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
9. Week  Three-phase half-wave controlled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
10. Week  Three-phase full-wave controlled rectifier, Analysis of output voltage and line current for different load types.
11. Week  Multi-pulse (12-pulse and 18-pulse) rectifiers, Operation characteristics and specifications, Utilization ratio of rectifier transformers
12. Week  Single-phase and three-phase AC voltage controllers
13. Week  Thyristor triggering circuits
14. Week  Analysis of switch losses, Heatsinks and Snubber circuits
15. Week  
16. Week  
 -- TEACHING and LEARNING METHODS
 -- ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Total Weighting (%)
 Midterm Exams
1
30
 Assignment
1
15
 Application
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
2
15
 Percent of In-term Studies  
60
 Percentage of Final Exam to Total Score  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Activity  Total Number of Weeks  Duration (weekly hour)  Total Period Work Load
 Weekly Theoretical Course Hours
14
3
42
 Weekly Tutorial Hours
0
 Reading Tasks
6
2
12
 Searching in Internet and Library
6
2
12
 Material Design and Implementation
0
 Report Preparing
2
3
6
 Preparing a Presentation
1
3
3
 Presentation
1
1
1
 Midterm Exam and Preperation for Midterm Exam
1
12
12
 Final Exam and Preperation for Final Exam
2
6
12
 Other (should be emphasized)
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
100
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
4
 Course Credit (ECTS): 
4
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and related engineering discipline; ability to use theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems.X
2An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply appropriate analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.X
3An ability to design a complex system, process, device, or product to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.X
4Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in engineering applications; ability to use information technologies effectively.X
5Ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or discipline-specific research topics.X
6Ability to work effectively in disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; self-study skills.X
7Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written Turkish; knowledge of at least one foreign language; Ability to write effective reports and understand written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make effective presentations, to give clear and understandable instruction and receiving skills.X
8Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and constantly renew oneself.X
9To act in accordance with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility awareness; information about standards used in engineering applications.X
10Information on business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness about entrepreneurship and innovation; information on sustainable development.X
11Information about the effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety in universal and social dimensions and the problems reflected in the engineering field of the age; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.X
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
   (Prof. Dr. İbrahim SEFA Assoc. Prof. Dr. Necmi ALTIN)
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
   (https://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/isefa https://websitem.gazi.edu.tr/site/naltin)
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
   (isefa@gazi.edu.tr naltin@gazi.edu.tr)