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Intermediate Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Understand what a switched-mode converter is and its basic operating principles

  • Be able to solve for the steady-state voltages and currents of step-down, step-up, inverting, and other power converters

  • Know how to derive an averaged equivalent circuit model and solve for the converter efficiency

Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
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100% online
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 12 hours to complete
English

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University of Colorado Boulder

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This Course is part of an online degree program offered by the University of Colorado Boulder. When you enroll in a for-credit non-degree course through the university and complete it online, it counts as credit hours towards a degree at CU-Boulder. All you have to do is apply through the university.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1
Week 1
2 hours to complete

Ch 1: Introduction

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 53 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2
Week 2
5 hours to complete

Ch 2: Steady-State Converter Analysis

5 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Week
3
Week 3
5 hours to complete

Ch 3: Steady-State Equivalent Circuit Modeling, Losses, and Efficiency

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 93 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz

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