CET744 Power Electronic Converters III

Course Provider

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)



Academic Unit



The objective of this course is to familiarize the participating individuals with understanding of blot plot and modeling and control of DC-DC buck converters. Analysis of AC-DC rectifiers including rectifier harmonics and related standards, harmonic compensation methods, and modeling and control of boost PFC converters will also 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. analyse the dynamic model of CCM buck converters;

2. design controllers for CCM buck converters and analyse system stability and;

3. identify the cause or source of harmonics introduced by power electronic converters and apply different techniques to achieve harmonic mitigation.

DC-DC Converters: Modeling and Control

Review of bode plots Modeling of CCM buck converters Control of CCM buck converters

AC-DC Rectifiers

Rectifier harmonics and related standards Harmonic compensation methods Modeling and control of CCM boost PFC converters Other boost PFC converters


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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      CET742 Power Electronic Converters I1
      CET743 Power Electronic Converters II1
      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.