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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 6.334 (Spring 2007) 
  • Course Title:
  • Power Electronics 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 6.334 Power Electronics

    Spring 2007

    Course Highlights

    6.334 Power Electronics

    Spring 2007

    A bidirectional DC/DC converter for automotive applications.

    A bidirectional DC/DC converter for automotive applications. (Image by David Perreault.)

    Course Description

    6.334 examines the application of electronics to energy conversion and control. Topics covered include: modeling, analysis, and control techniques; design of power circuits including inverters, rectifiers, and DC-DC converters; analysis and design of magnetic components and filters; and characteristics of power semiconductor devices. Numerous application examples will be presented such as motion control systems, power supplies, and radio-frequency power amplifiers. The course is worth 6 engineering design points.

    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .lib, .slb, and .cir.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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