Student, who passed the course satisfactorily will be able to:

Determine the basic components of switching matrix, the periodic switching rules, use the switching rules to achieve a specific power conversion target.

Evaluate the structure, material, and control properties of the power semiconductors, determine the terminal properties of power semiconductors.

Experimental characterization of the power semiconductor terminal properties: measure v-i curves, determine the parasitic effects, cross-compare characteristic parameters for trade-off relations.

Characterize the rectifier output voltage waveforms, calculate the average and ripple values, characterize the rectifier input current waveforms, calculate the harmonic and rms values, evaluate the harmonics ad distortion values and compare with standards.