School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, UNSW

 

ELEC9711 –Power Electronics for Renewable and Distributed Generation

 

A/Prof. J. Fletcher (Room EE131)

 

Session 2, 2014

 

 

 

Notices

 

Example for Lecture 2 added.

 

Example for Lecture 3 added.

 

Assignment added.

 

Youtube wind turbine video

 

Youtube blade pitch variation (first 6 s)

 

Youtube  overspeed turbine failure

 

 

Course Outline

 

 

 

Lecture Notes

 

Lecture 1 - Introduction

Section 2 – DC-DC converters

Section 3 – Non-ideal DC-DC converters

Section 4 – Isolated DC-DC converters

Section 6 – Resonant Converters

Practical DC-DC converter design: converter control principles and practical topics

Wind energy conversion PPT and further reading on DFIGs

PV energy and conversion PPT

H-bridge converter and control PPT

Multi-level PPT and HVDC PPT 

Magnetics PPT

Dr Jayashri Ravishankar’s PPT, notes and book.

 

These notes may be useful also:

Section 5 – Dynamics and Control of DC-DC Converters

Section 7 – Modulation of DC-AC Inverters & Multi-level Inverters

Section 8 – Magnetic Components

Section 9 – Utility Interaction and control

 

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Tutorial Sheets

 

      Tutorial 1 – DC-DC converters    

      Solution of Tutorial 1

     

      Tutorial 2 – Non-ideal & non-isolated DC-DC converters 

      Solution of Tutorial 2

     

      Tutorial 3 – Isolated DC-DC and Resonant converters  

      Solution of Tutorial 3

 

      Tutorial 4 - Inverters       

          Solution of Tutorial 4, Problem 1

 

          Solution of Tutorial 4, Problems 2-4

 

Tutorial 5 – HVDC, Wind, PV and Multi-level converters

    Solution to Wind example questions 1 and 3

 

 

 

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Assignment

 

2011

 

2012

 

2013

 

LTSpice worksheet

 

2013 Class Example

 

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Assessment

 

80% Final Exam

20% Assignment

 

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Past Exam Papers

 

2009    2010       2011          2012                    2012 (Supplementary)