CET742 Power Electronic Converters I

Course Provider

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)



Academic Unit



The objective of this course is to familiarize the participating individuals with advanced aspects of power electronic converters. In order to provide a comprehensive understanding, coverage will be provided from basic device levels to advanced power electronic converters. Control aspects will be highlighted, and practical case studies will be discussed.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Power Engineering
- FlexiMasters in Power Engineering

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At the end of the course, learners  are able to:

1. describe the applications of power electronic converters;

2. understand the fundamentals of power electronics including power semiconductors, converter topologies, circuit theories and modelling techniques and;

3. explain the operating principle and modulation techniques of single-phase DC-AC inverters.


Power electronics and applications Power semiconductors Converter topologies Circuit theory fundamentals Models of power converters

Single-phase DC-AC Inverters

Half-bridge inverters Full-bridge inverters Sinusoidal pulse-width modulation Selective harmonic elimination

For engineers who wish to upgrade their technical knowledge and skills in the area of power and energy engineering, which can be applied in the power supply industry.

Standard Course Fee: S$1,620

SSG Funding Support

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes

Fee BEFORE funding & GST

Fee AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

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    CET743 Power Electronic Converters II1
    CET744 Power Electronic Converters III1
    CET745 Power Quality I1
    CET746 Power Quality II1
    CET747 Power Quality III1
    CET748 Renewable Energy Systems in Smart Grids I1
    CET749 Renewable Energy Systems in Smart Grids II1
    CET750 Renewable Energy Systems in Smart Grids III1
    CET751 Power System Operation and Planning I1
    CET752 Power System Operation and Planning II1
    CET753 Power System Operation and Planning III1
    CET754 Power System Modelling and Control I1
    CET755 Power System Modelling and Control II1
    CET756 Power System Modelling and Control III1

    Listed courses are:

    • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Power Engineering (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Power Engineering (total 15AUs). 
    • SSG funded and SkillsFuture Credit approved.