Power Electronics for Renewable Energy

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Solar Labs

                        1. Classifying solar panels

                        2. Power semiconductor devices and gate driving

                        3. DC/DC converters (choppers)

                        4. Single-phase voltage source inverters and filters

                        5. Single-phase current source inverters


Wind Labs

                        6. Permanent magnet synchronous & induction generators

                        7. Rectifiers

                        8. Pulse width modulation (PWM) for voltage source inverters

                        9. Three-phase voltage source inverters and snubbers


Final Project (choose one)

                        10. Solar MPPT based on a boost chopper

                        11. Full converter for a wind turbine generator


A solutions manual is available upon request.