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ENGR 455 : Power Electronics

Prerequisites: ENGR 301, 306, and 353, all with grades of C- or better.
Description: Power device characteristics. Circuit and component design and analysis concepts. Uncontrolled and phase controlled rectifier circuits. DC to DC converters. Switching DC power supply. Pulse width modulation. DC to AC inverter. Utility interface and harmonic issues. Classwork, 3 units; laboratory, 1 unit.
Units: 4
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