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$1,635

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

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


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 9% 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)

  • Standard course fee is inclusive of GST.
  • 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.