A bidirectional DC/DC converter for automotive applications. (Image by David Perreault.)
6.334 examines the application of electronics to energy conversion and control. Topics covered include: phase-controlled rectifier/inverter circuits, DC/DC converters, high-frequency inverters, and motion control systems; characteristics of power semiconductor devices: diodes, bipolar and field effect transistors, IGBTS, and thyristors; modeling, analysis, and control techniques; magnetic circuits. Numerous application examples are covered.
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