430-2202/01 – Power Switching Devices (VSP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ElectronicsCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Tomáš Pavelek, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Tomáš Pavelek, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2010/2011Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HAJ255 Ing. Jiří Hájovský
KOU0090 Ing. Daniel Kouřil
PAV15 Ing. Tomáš Pavelek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Combined Credit and Examination 2+15

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The main goal of the subject is to obtain theoretical knowledge from power semiconductor devices areas and practical experiences with dimensioning and applications. Obtained knowledge employ to practical use for the design of various electronics equipments, as switching sources, various type regulators and power semiconductor converters. Learned information creates the knowledge base of bachelor, especially if his topic is aimed in area of power electronics systems application .

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Summary

Subject deals with characteristics components that are used at power semiconductor converters, not only at dissimilarity from typical low power components but so application of modern power switch off components that are bipolar and unipolar transistor, IGBT and thyristor GTO, MCT and IGCT.

Compulsory literature:

Rashid, M. H.: Power Electronics Handbook. Prentice-Hall International, Inc. ISBN 978-0-12-382036-5, 2011.

Recommended literature:

Heumann, K.: Basic Principles of Power Electronics. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg New York, ISBN 3642826768, 2012.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Verification of study: Control tests T1, T2. Conditions for credit: Attendance on laboratory education (100%). Report submission from laboratory exercises. Attendance on control tests. Acquisition of 25 points (minimum). Point rating of exercises: maximum 40 points, test T1 - max. 10 points,test T2 - max. 10 points, laboratory reports = max. 20 points.

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Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: Power semiconductor diode, static and dynamic characteristics, catalog parameters. Special type of power diodes, mode of load, separation of losses and application rules. Thyristor, static and dynamic characteristics, catalog parameters. Special type power thyristors, thyristors GATT, GTO, their features and application. Diac, triac, satic characteristics and application. Bipolar power transistor, static characteristics at switch on and switch off state. Bipolar power transistor at switching mode, behavior of transistor at transitionally state by switch on and switch off, power losses. Darlington´s connection, parallel-connected power transistor, example and application. Unipolar power transistor, static characteristics at switch on and switch off state. Unipolar power transistor at switching mode, operational area, power losses. Catalog parameters and separation of IGBT´s, characteristics and behaviour of IGBT at switch on and switch off state. IGBT at switching mode, curves switch on and switch off, power losses determination, permissible operational area. MCT, static and dynamic characteristics, power losses and permissible operational area. IGCT, static and dynamic characteristics, power losses and permissible operational area. Style and casing of power semiconductor devices, available power range and electro-temperature parameters. Exercises: Repetition of basic knowledge from electronics. Calculations of simple power circuits with diodes. Calculations of diode losses from catalog information, relation to prerequisite refrigeration. Calculations of basic power circuit with thyristors. Control test TEST 1 - Basic characteristics and parameters of diodes and thyristors. Calculations of switching circuits with bipolar transistors. Calculations of switching circuits with unipolar transistors. Calculations of switching circuits with IGBT´s. Control test TEST 2 - Basic characteristics and parameters of unipolar transistors and IGBT´s. Laboratories: Laboratory exercises Nr.1 - Diode and thyristor power losses. Laboratory exercises Nr.2 - Static characteristics of power bipolar transistor. Laboratory exercises Nr.3 - Static characteristics of power unipolar transistor. Laboratory exercises Nr.4 - IGBT characteristics, measurement. Laboratory exercises Nr.5 - MCT characteristics, measurement. Computer labs: Simulation of circuits with power semiconductor components at program PSpice.

Conditions for subject completion

Combined form (validity from: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 25
                Závěrečný test Written test 20  10
                Laboratory reports Semestral project 20  10
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 20
                Written exam Written examination 40  15
                Oral exam Oral examination 20  5
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