Fundamentals of Power Electronics (1)
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Learn the Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering for Power Electronics , we will discuss Single Phase Rectifier Circuits
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand Definition of Power Electronics
  • Realize different applications of Power electronics
  • Know different types of Converters
  • Know different Categories of Power Electronic Devices
  • Understand different Losses associated with Power Electronics
  • Difference between Ideal and Practical Switch
  • Understand Different factors when selecting the Power Electronic device
  • Understand how Diode Works
  • Understand the Diode V-I Characteristics
  • Learn about Different Types of Diodes
  • Learn how a Thyristor works
  • Understand Thyristor V-I Characteristics
  • Understand Different operating states of Thyristor
  • Know the Latching and Holding Current of Thyristor
  • Understand different Types of Thyristor
  • Learn how Fully Controlled Switch works
  • Understand different Types of Fully Controlled switches
  • Understand Why GTO is the King of Power Electronics
  • Understand how Rectifier works
  • Learn Different Types of Rectifiers for Single Phase
  • Learn about Half Wave Rectifier R load for both controlled and uncontrolled
  • Learn about Half Wave Rectifier R-L load for both controlled and uncontrolled
  • Learn about Half Wave Rectifier R-L load for both controlled and uncontrolled with Free wheeling Diode
  • Understand the Usage of Freewheeling Diode
  • Understand the Principle of Firing angle
  • Understand the Biphase Rectifier
  • Understand the fully , half controlled and uncontrolled Bridge Rectifier
  • Understand the Performance Parameters for Rectifier Circuit
  • Learn about the Power Factor
  • Learn about the Firing Circuit UJT
  • Understand the Protection of Power Electronic devices Against Over-current,Over-Voltage and Transient state.
  • Understand the Series and Parallel Diodes
  • Learn the Isolation of Firing Circuit using Pulse Transformer
  • Learn the Isolation of Firing Circuit using OptoCoupler
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Requirements
  • Basics of AC and DC Electric Circuits
  • Passion to Learn !
Description

Welcome To my Own course "Fundamentals of Power Electronics" , this course is especially designed for anyone who would like to study the Power Electronics Circuits for single phase and increase his knowledge , whether you are student or an ordinary person who love knowledge , this course will help you a lot .

In this course you are going to learn about Different applications of Power electronics , the different types of converter , also you are going to learn about the Power diodes and Power thyristors in addition to their various Types of them.

You are also going to learn about different Types of Fully Controlled power switches , you will learn Half wave and Full Wave rectifier Single Phase circuits in case of uncontrolled and in case of half and full controlled bridges.

You are going to learn about Firing circuit UJT how it works and Isolation using Pulse Transformer and OptoCoupler , In addition to learning how to increase the Overall Voltage and current using Series and Parallel Diodes. 

Some of Students Reviews despite being at the Launch of Course !!!!

George Todor 

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

"I enjoyed the course with its huge information."

Ahmed Ali Kamel Ahmed

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

"Very Good Course !! never thought I could learn power electronics so easily , I always had difficult time in understanding those circuits , finally I found a course worth paying for.

Thank You Ahmed."

Rupesh Kumar Nidhi

Rating: 5.0 out of 5

"Very informative course."

Avery Long

"So far topics are good and meaningful"

See you in my Course :)

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in Understanding Power electronics.
  • Anyone who wants to know about different converters and How Rectifiers work
Compare to Other Power Electronics Courses
Curriculum For This Course
60 Lectures
02:52:02
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Introduction to Power Electronics
7 Lectures 16:33


Different Types of Power Electronics Converters
03:17

Categories of Power Electronic Devices
01:59

Power Switch Losses
03:22

Ideal and Practical Switch
01:46

Factors affecting Selection of Power Electronic Device
02:19
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Power Diodes
5 Lectures 09:37
What is a Power Diode ?
02:51

Diode V-I Characteristics
02:38

General Purpose Diode
01:37

Fast Recovery Diode
01:38

Schottky Diode
00:53
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Thyristors
11 Lectures 15:16
What is a Thyristor ?
00:52

Thyristor V-I Characteristics
02:35

Thyristor Different Operating States
02:04

Latching Current of Thyristor
01:12

Holding Current of Thyristor
01:03

Latching Conditions
01:59

Natural and Forced Commutation
01:22

Phase Controlled Thyristor
00:58

Inverter Grade Thyristor
00:49

Light Activated Thyristor
00:56

TRIAC Thyristor
01:26
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Fully Controlled Switches (Power Transistors)
8 Lectures 15:21
What is a Fully Controlled switch ?
01:02

Gate Turn -off Thyristor (GTO)
01:18

BJT (Bipolar Junction Transistor)
02:11

MOSFET
03:22

IGBT
02:14

IGCT
01:09

Order of Power Rating and Switching Frequency
02:51

GTO is King of Power Electronic Devices
01:14
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Half-wave and Full-wave Rectifiers For Single Phase
19 Lectures 01:26:43

Overview on Rectifiers
01:37


Half-wave uncontrolled rectifier R-L Load
04:06

Derivation of the Discontinuous Current in R-L Load
07:57

Freewheeling Diode (Commutation Diode)
03:00

Half-wave Uncontrolled R-L Load with FWD
02:51

Half-wave R-L Load Continuous Current Mode
05:34

Firing Angle
01:52

Half-wave controlled rectifier R Load
04:42

Half-wave controlled rectifier R-L Load
04:28

Half-wave controlled rectifier R-L Load with FWD
05:33

Biphase Phase Half-wave controlled rectifier
13:48

Bridge Full-wave uncontrolled rectifier
05:50

Bridge Full-wave controlled rectifier
01:56

Bridge Half controlled Bridge rectifier with FWD
04:35

Half Controlled Bridge with No FWD
05:11

Performance Parameters
04:12

Power Factor
04:05
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Firing Circuits
10 Lectures 28:35

Over Voltage Protection
02:07

Transient Protection
03:09

Series Diodes
04:20

Parallel Diodes
03:18

Firing Circuit UJT
04:29

Why is Isolation of Firing Circuit is Important ?
01:29

Isolation Using Pulse Transformer
05:47

Isolation Using OptoCoupler
02:18

This Quiz is just very simple to see if you still remember the Information or not .

Refresh your Knowledge
10 questions

Bonus Lecture
00:29
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Ahmed Mahdy
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 I am an Electrical Power Engineer, i intend to become a teaching assistant for my university , I am also an Instructor at Udemy with 12 courses and still going , i am a YouTuber having 3 channels including anime channel and educational engineering channel , i have passion for both Video editing and Teaching !!! 

I worked with different editing software starting from windows movie maker to Sony Vegas pro and then after effects , currently studying different fields at Shaw academy , hoping to become one of the pioneers in Electrical Engineering Teaching field.

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