Lecture and lab schedule
- Mondays, 2:00 - 2:50 pm
- Fleming 104
- Lab sections:
- 5517-011 Tuesdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm
- 4517-012 Wednesdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm
- 4517-011 Thursdays 12:00 - 3:50 pm
All lab sections meet in ECEE 1B61.
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 May 3. 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
Prelab and report assignments will be due at the dates and times listed in the course schedule. Each of these must be uploaded to the Desire 2 Learn dropbox. Late assignments will not be accepted.
- Prof. Robert Erickson
Office: ECOT 356
Office hours: In addition to lab times, Prof. Erickson will be available in his office at 3-4 pm on Mondays
- Teaching Assistant (Tuesday): Dongxue Li
- Teaching Assistant (Wednesday): Andy Hoke
- Teaching Assistant (Thursday): Alex Brissette
- 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.
- If you qualify for accommodations because of a disability, please submit to me a letter from Disability Services in a timely manner so that your needs may be addressed. Disability Services determines accommodations based on documented disabilities. (303-492-8671, Willard 322)
- Every effort will be made to reasonably and fairly deal with students who have serious religious observances that conflict with scheduled exams, assignments, etc. Please notify the instructor well in advance, so that there is time to make adequate arrangements. The Boulder campus policy can be read at http://www.colorado.edu/policies/fac_relig.html
- All students will be expected to comply with the Boulder campus honor code. This honor code can be viewed at http://www.colorado.edu/academics/honorcode/
- Students and faculty each have responsibility for maintaining an appropriate learning environment. Those who fail to adhere to such behavioral standards may be subject to discipline. Professional courtesy and sensitivity are especially important with respect to individuals and topics dealing with differences of race, culture, religion, politics, sexual orientation, gender, gender variance, and nationalities. The campus policy can be read at http://www.colorado.edu/policies/classbehavior.html
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