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What you will learn

  • Understand how to implement the power semiconductor devices in a switching converter

  • Understand the origins of the discontinuous conduction mode and be able to solve converters operating in DCM

  • Understand the basic dc-dc converter and dc-ac inverter circuits

  • Understand how to implement transformer isolation in a dc-dc converter, including the popular forward and flyback converter topologies

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This Course is part of an online degree program offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. When you enroll in a for-credit non-degree course through the university and complete it online, it counts as credit hours towards a degree at CU-Boulder. All you have to do is apply through the university.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Ch 4.1: Switch Realization

5 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 51 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Ch 4.2: Power Semiconductor Switches

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 202 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Ch 5: Discontinuous Conduction Mode

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Ch 6: Converter Circuits

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 91 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

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