Course Vitals and Info
ECE 481 Fall 2017
Class Meeting Schedule
- MWF, 9:05-955
- Meets in MK525
- No late work will be accepted except in cases of documented medical emergences.
- Collaboration is encouraged on all assignments except quizzes and exams.
- Assignments will be due in lecture on the day listed in the course schedule. The assignment is due at the beginning of the scheduled period.
- Homework: 35%
- Midterms and Labs: 35%
- Final: 30%
- Professor Daniel Costinett
- Email: ude.ktu@ttenitsoC.leinaD
- Office: MK502
- Office Hours: Tuesday 3:00-4:00 and Wednesday 12:30-1:30
- Erickson and Maksimovic, Fundamentals of Power Electronics, Second Edition
- Available at UT bookstore or through online retailers
- The textbook is available online through UT Libraries from computers on the UTK network. Off-campus students registered for the class can access the on-line textbooks using VPN. You are encouraged, though not required, to purchase hard copies of the textbook.
Additional notices for all students
- If you qualify for accommodations because of a disability, please submit a letter from Disability Services in a timely manner so that your needs may be addressed. Disability Services determines accommodations based on documented disabilities. (865-974-6087, 2227 Dunford Hall).
- Every effort will be made to reasonably and fairly deal with students who have serious religious observances that conflict with scheduled exams, assignments, etc. Please notify the instructor well in advance, so that there is time to make adequate arrangements.
- All students of the University of Tennessee are responsible for knowing and adhering to the academic integrity policy of this institution. Violations of this policy may include: cheating, plagiarism, aid of academic dishonesty, fabrication, lying, bribery, and threatening behavior. All incidents of academic misconduct shall be reported. Students who are found to be in violation of the academic integrity policy will be subject to both academic sanctions from the faculty member and non-academic sanctions (including but not limited to university probation, suspension, or expulsion). For further information, please refer to the university Standards of Conduct and the academic policies and procedures, present in hilltopics.
- Converters in Equilibrium
Converter Dynamics and Control
- Principles of steady-state converter analysis
- Steady-state equivalent circuit modeling, losses, and efficiency
- Switch realization
- The discontinuous conduction mode
- Converter circuits
Magnetics for Power Converters
- AC modeling
- Converter transfer functions
- Controller design
- Basic magnetics theory
- Filter inductor design
- Transformer design