Lecture and lab schedule
- Mondays, 1:00 - 1:50 pm
- ECEN 1B32
- Lab sections:
- 4517/5517-011 Tuesdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm.
- 4517/5517-012 Wednesdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm.
- 4517/5517-013 Thursdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm.
All lab sections meet in ECEE 1B65.
Short (10 min) quizzes will be administered at the beginning of selected lectures, as noted in the course calendar. These quizzes will be composed of short questions related to practical issues in the experiment assignments.
The expo and solar power competition will be held on the morning of Thursday April 28. Groups from each section will display their systems for one hour. Awards will be given to the groups whose systems exhibit the highest efficiency and energy capture. Each group should also display a poster on the easel provided, describing the key technical features of the system and measured performance data. The expo grade will be based on the knowledge demonstrated by individual group members, as well as on the demonstrated performance of the system.
Grading and related policies
The course grade will be based on the following:
- Prelab assignments
- Experiment reports
- Attendance and lab performance
- Prof. Robert Erickson
Email: rwe(at colorado.edu)
Office: ECOT 356
Office hours: In addition to lab times, Prof. Erickson will be available in his office at 2-3 pm on Mondays
- Erickson and Maksimovic, Fundamentals of Power Electronics, second edition. This is the textbook for the Power Electronics course sequence. It is recommended but not required.
- Additional extensive materials will be available on this web site.
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Update 1/15/18 rwe