CSVTU BE VI Semester EEE Power Electronics Syllabus
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G.)
Semester: B.E. VI Sem. Branch: Electrical Engg.
Subject: Power Electronics
Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tutorial Periods: 12
Total Marks in End Sem Exam: 80
Min no. of class Test to be conducted: Two
UNIT I: Thyr istor
UNIT II: Phase Co ntrolled Rectifiers
UNIT III: DC To DC Con version
UNIT IV: Invert er
UNIT V: Speed Control Of DC Motors
Referen ce Books:
Silicon controlled rectifier (SCR), construction and principle of operation, two-transistor analogy, static and dynamic
characteristics, gate characteristics, ratings, series and parallel operation of SCRs, over voltage and over current
protections, protection against high di/dt and high dv/dt, use of UJT for pulse generation.
Principle of phase control, performance parameters, single-phase half wave and full wave controlled rectifiers, mid
point and bridge converters, full controlled converters, half controlled converters, comparison between full and half
controlled converters, three-phase half wave and fully controlled bridge converter, three-phase semi-converter, effect
and source inductance in single-phase and three-phase bridge converters, commutation or overlap angle, effect of
Principle of chopper operation, controlled strategies, step up chopper, step down chopper, chopper configuration,
forced commuted chopper, voltage commutated chopper, current commuted chopper, Load commuted chopper,
Jone’s chopper, Morgan chopper.
Classification of inverters, voltage source inverter, current source inverter, series resonant inverter, modified series
resonant inverter, parallel inverter, bridge inverter, auxiliary commuted single-phase inverter, complementary
commuted singe-phase inverter, and three-phase inverter, Cyclo-converters: basic principle of operation, step-up and
step down single-phase to single-phase Cyclo-converter.
Four-quadrant operation of series and shunt DC motors, constant HP and constant torque operation, various schemes
of speed control (single converter, double converter, chopper), modern semiconductor devices, power transistors,
power bipolar junction transistors, steady state characteristics, switching characteristics, switching limits, safe
operating area, power MOSFET: steady state characteristics, switching limits, safe operating area, IGBT: steady state
characteristics, safe operating area.
1. “Power electronics”, Rashid, PHI pbs.
2. “An introduction to thyristor and its applications”, Ramamurthy, EWP.
1. “A text book of power electronics”, S.N Singh, Dhanpat Rai.
2. Power electronics, Murthy, Oxford.
3. “Power electronics”, P. C. Sen, TMH.