11221 - Fundamentals in Power Electronics Modulübersicht

Module Number: 11221
Module Title:Fundamentals in Power Electronics
  Grundlagen der Leistungselektronik
Department: Faculty 3 - Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Energy Systems
Responsible Staff Member:
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Möhlenkamp, Georg
Language of Teaching / Examination:English
Duration:1 semester
Frequency of Offer: Every winter semester
Credits: 6
Learning Outcome:Students learn to understand the functional principle of power electronics, their specific components, control structures and the characteristic behaviour. They are able to find suitable concepts and define components and auxiliaries for power converters.
  • Definition of power electronics
  • Components and their static and transient behaviour
  • Circuit topologies as grid commutated converter
  • Self commutated converter
  • Dc-dc-converter
  • Resonant and quasi-resonant converter
  • Single and three phase applications
  • Characteristic values of components and topologies
  • Cooling
  • Passive components and filters
  • Firing
  • Driver and protection devices
  • Pulse-width-modulation
  • Simulation tools
Recommended Prerequisites:Fundamentals in electrical engineering
Mandatory Prerequisites:None
Forms of Teaching and Proportion:
  • Lecture / 2 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Seminar / 1 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Practical training / 1 Hours per Week per Semester
  • Self organised studies / 120 Hours
Teaching Materials and Literature:will be given in lecture
Module Examination:Prerequisite + Final Module Examination (MAP)
Assessment Mode for Module Examination:Prerequisite: 
  • Successful completion of the laboratory work
Final Module Examination: 
  • Written examination, 90 minutes
Evaluation of Module Examination:Performance Verification – graded
Limited Number of Participants:None
Part of the Study Programme:
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Elektrotechnik / keine PO
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Maschinenbau / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Physics / PO 2021
  • Abschluss im Ausland / Power Engineering / keine PO
  • Master (research-oriented) / Power Engineering / PO 2016
  • Master (research-oriented) - Double Degree / Power Engineering / PO 2016
  • Structural Doctoral Programme / Power Engineering / PO 2021
  • Master (research-oriented) / Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen / PO 2019
Remarks:The seminar contains a mixture of exercises, laboratory tests and homework.
Module Components:
  • Fundamenatls in Power Electronics (lecture/seminar/laboratory)
Components to be offered in the Current Semester: