Power Electronics involves the study of
• Power semiconductor devices - their physics, characteristics, drive requirements and their
protection for optimum utilisation of their capacities
• Power converter topologies involving them
• Control strategies of the converters,
• Digital, analogue and microelectronics involved
• Capacitive and magnetic energy storage elements
• Rotating and static electrical devices,
• Quality of waveforms generated,
• Electro Magnetic and Radio Frequency Interference