UNIT I Power Semi-conductor Devices (Chapter - 1)
Study of switching devices - Diode, SCR, TRIAC, GTO, BJT, MOSFET, IGBT - Static and dynamic characteristics - Triggering and commutation circuit for SCR - Design of driver and snubber circuit.
UNIT II Phase-controlled Converters (Chapter - 2)
2-pulse, 3-pulse and 6-pulse converters - Performance parameters - Effect of source inductance - Gate circuit schemes for phase control - Dual converters.
UNIT III DC to DC Converter (Chapter - 3)
Step - down and step - up chopper - Control strategy - Forced commutated chopper - voltage commutated, Current commutated, Load commutated, Switched mode regulators - Buck, Boost, Buck - boost converter, Introduction to resonant converters.
UNIT IV Inverters (Chapter - 4)
Single phase and three phase voltage source inverters (both mode and mode) - Voltage and harmonic control - PWM techniques : Sinusoidal PWM, Modified sinusoidal PWM - Multiple PWM - Introduction to space vector modulation - Current source inverter.
UNIT V AC to AC Converters (Chapter - 5)
Single phase and three phase AC voltage controllers - Control strategy - Power factor control - Multistage sequence control - Single phase and three phase cyclo converters - Introduction to matrix converters.