ENEL471-21S2 (C) Semester Two 2021

Power Electronics 2

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 19 July 2021
End Date: Sunday, 14 November 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 1 August 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 1 October 2021


High Frequency Switching Converters, Multi-switch forward converters, Converter Modelling and Control, HF magnetics design, Snubbers, EMI and Thermal management, Semiconductor switch properties, resonant converters, induction machine properties, drives, starters and control, multi-level converters.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course you should have a thorough understanding of modern power electronic circuit design, including circuit analysis, practical layout, thermal issues and EMC. You should have an appreciation of low power and high power circuit requirements, as well as an understanding of some aspects of modelling and control.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.


ENEL371, ENEL372



Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 13:00 - 14:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 E16 Lecture Theatre
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct
Tutorial A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00 E16 Lecture Theatre (20/7-24/8)
A5 Lecture Theatre (14/9-19/10)
19 Jul - 29 Aug
13 Sep - 24 Oct

Course Coordinator

Alan Wood


Paul Gaynor


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 30%
Go-Cart Assignment - Lab Review 10%
Go-Cart Assignment - Report 15%
Go-Cart Assignment - Self Assess 5%
Exam 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,114.00

International fee $5,500.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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