Advance power electronics and Control

By Prof. Avik Bhattacharya   |   IIT Roorkee
Learners enrolled: 5089
This course is suitable for UG (B.Tech) and M.tech studying in advance Power Electronics. This course describes modern topics of Power Electronics in terms of switches, topologies and control. More over the proposed course explains application of Power Electronics in drives, Power Systems and Renewable Energy and other utility. This application of the Power Electronics including all these fields have been discussed in detail with advanced switching topology and modern control techniques. Students of B.tech and M.tech and participants of industry will find this course beneficial not only for GATE and other competitive exam this proposed course will also help them to upgrade for the fast changing Power Electronics industry.

INTENDED AUDIENCE : B.tech and M.tech and participants from the industry. 

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Category :
  • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 16 Sep 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 25 Sep 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1  :  Basic Concept of Switches and Device Physics
Week 2  :  Device Physics, Application and Analysis of Switches and Single Phase Converter
Week 3  :  Single Phase Converter, Three Phase Converter, Multipulse Converter and Effect of Source Inductance and PWM Rectifiers
Week 4  :  PWM Rectifiers and Power Factor Improvement Techniques and non- isolated DC- DC converters
Week 5  :  Non- isolated and isolated DC- DC Converters and Choppers
Week 6  :  Isolated DC- DC Converters IV and VSI & CSI, MLI and ZSI 
Week 7  :  SVM, AC to AC Converters, Cycloconverter and Matrix Converter
Week 8  :  Linear Control in Power Electronics, Nonlinear Control in Power Electronics, Applications and Conclusions.

Books and references

Bin Wu, “High-Power Converters and AC Drives ”, IEEE press, A John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Publication. Muhammad H. Rashid, “Power Electronics Handbook”, 3rd Edition, Elsevier. Ned Mohan, “Power Electronics and Drives”, Mnpere, 2003. G. K. Dubey, S. R. Doradla, A. Joshi & R. M. K. Sinha, Thyristorised Power Controllers, 2nd Edition, New Age International Publishers. L. Umanand, “Power Electronics: Essentials & Applications”, Wiley.

Instructor bio

Prof. Avik Bhattacharya

IIT Roorkee
Dr Avik Bhattacharya is working as Assistant Professor in IIT Roorkee from February 2014. Before joining IIT Roorkee he was research and development team of Danfoss Solar inverter and ABB. He has over a decade of experience in power quality issues and published four IEEE transaction on it. He is also teaching this course in IIT Roorkee for past two years for UG and PG (B.Tech fourth year and M.Tech) . His teaching is right blending of Industry, research and academic interest

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 25 September 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Roorkee.It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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