Topics in control and power electronics play a pivotal role in the transition of power systems from centralized generation to distributed generation, the electrification of transportation, and the improvement of the lives of billions in developing countries. Numerous active sources, such as wind farms, solar farms, distributed energy resources, electric vehicles, energy storage … [Read more...] about Learning-by-Doing: Design and Implementation of a Solar Array Simulator With a SYNDEM Smart Grid Research and Educational Kit
The micro-modular multilevel converter ( μ MMC) concept proposes a benchtop-scale, low-voltage, open-source, and affordable hardware prototype of a modular multilevel converter (MMC) intended for research and teaching applications. The μ MMC ( μ originates from its rating being approximately one millionth of usual transmission-scale MMCs) aims to provide a solution to break the … [Read more...] about Meet the Micro-MMC
It is often said that teaching is an art as much as is science, and while it relies on tradition, it also draws from the innovations from various fields and inevitably evolves. There is no single best way to teach a certain topic, and clearly personal preferences of the teacher, background experience, availability of various teaching support equipment, number of students … [Read more...] about Teaching Power Electronics: How to Achieve the Desired Learning Outcomes?