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EEE4003Power Electronics Applications2+0+2ECTS:4
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Elective
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face, Lab work
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of laboratory per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Halil İbrahim OKUMUŞ
Co-LecturerAssist. Prof. Dr. Hakan Kahveci
Language of instruction
Professional practise ( internship ) None
The aim of the course:
To introduce class participants to electronic power controlTo develop an understanding of the basic structure and analysis of power electronic systemsTo explore and illustrate design and application.
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : describe the configuration of solid state relays1,5,8,101,4
LO - 2 : inform about the basic concept of power semiconductor devices1,4,8,101,4
LO - 3 : define the basic operation of typical power converter circuits1,3,4,5,8,101,4
LO - 4 : develop a strong functional literacy in automotive power electronics1,3,5,8,10,121,4
LO - 5 : describe the operating principles of switch mode dc power supplies1,3,4,5,10,121,4
LO - 6 : develope ac voltage regulators, static serial and shunt compensators1,3,4,5,6,8,10,121,4
LO - 7 : gain knowledge about HVDC, FACTS devices, adjustable speed drives, battery chargers, Electric vehicles, Air conditioner and heat systems 1,3,4,5,8,10,121,4
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course
Solid state relays, Switches and circuit protection, AC voltage regulators, Static serial and shunt compensators, Switch mode dc supplies, electrical motor drives, power electronics for renewable, HVDC, FACTS devices.
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction, basic definitions and concepts
 Week 2Solid state relays,
 Week 3Switches and circuit protection
 Week 4AC voltage regulators
 Week 5Static serial and shunt compensators
 Week 6Switch mode dc supplies
 Week 7Electrical motor drives
 Week 8Power electronics for renewable
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10 HVDC, FACTS devices,
 Week 11Adjustable speed drives
 Week 12Battery chargers
 Week 13Electric vehicles
 Week 14Air conditioner and heat systems
 Week 15Continued
 Week 16End-of-term exam
Textbook / Material
1Ders notları, PPT sunuları
2Mohan, N., 1995, Power Electronics: Converters,Applications and Design, USA
Recommended Reading
1Rashid, M. H., Power Electronics, Circuits, Devices, and Applications, Prentice-Hall, NJ.
2Ang, S. S., 1995, Power Switching Converters, Marcel Dekker, Inc.
3Bose, B. K., 1986, Power Electronics and AC Drives Prentice Hall
4Murphy, J. M. D., Turnbull, F. G., 1989, Power Electronic Control of AC Motors, Pergamon Press
5Şen, P. C., 1997, Principles of electric machines and power electronics, John Wiley and Sons
6Williams,B. W., 1987, Power electronics : devices, drivers, and applications, Macmillan Education Ltd.
7Ramshaw, R., 1973, Power electronics : thyristor controlled power forelectric motors, Chapman and Hall, (Distributed in the U. S. A. by Halsted Press)
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 01,50 30
Practice 2-4 02,00 20
End-of-term exam 16
01,50 50
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 14 28
Laboratuar çalışması 2 10 20
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 7 14
Arasınav 2 1 2
Uygulama 1 14 14
Klinik Uygulama 0 0 0
Ödev 0 0 0
Proje 0 0 0
Kısa sınav 0 0 0
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 2 7 14
Dönem sonu sınavı 2 1 2
Diğer 1 0 0 0
Diğer 2 0 0 0
Total work load122