CSVTU BE VI Semester EEE Power Electronics Syllabus

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

Text Books:

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.

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