2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour studio per week. All students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit during the trimester.
1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. Students must attend and participate in practical activities over 1 day at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 7 to complete assessment tasks 1 and 2).
This unit aim to provide the students a detail knowledge for analysis and design of power electronic circuits for practical applications. The contents of this unit will cover a wide range of power electronic switching devices and converter circuits, which find their applications in various industrial applications such as switched mode power supply, battery storage system, control of renewable energy sources and motor drives.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this unit students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Demonstrate ability to solve analytical and design problems related to power electronic circuits and their applications
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Demonstrate ability to critically analyse and communicate performance of power electronic circuits and devicesin terms of their efficiency and reliable operation.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO4: Critical thinking
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacyGLO7: Teamwork
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
To be eligible for a pass in this unit, student must achieve a minimum of 40% of the marks available on the examination.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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