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EE5310 - Power Electronics and Electronics Applications

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Science and Engineering

Power supplies: linear and switched mode; SCR devices, SCR controls; Large signal power amplifiers (Class A, B, C, D); Feedback Circuits; frequency compensation of operational amplifier circuits; Operational Amplifier circuits; Electronic multipliers and comparators. Planning, managing and implementing a group design project with emphasis on power electronics.

Learning Outcomes

  • research and critically review advancements in electronic engineering systems;
  • design different types of electronic circuits such as oscillators and investigate their differences in terms of signal quality and performance;
  • use a range of software tools available in the area of electronic engineering for design and performance investigation of the electronic circuits;
  • write a design proposal, problem formulation, solution, and validation for correctness, and write a professional report and performing a professional presentation.

Subject Assessment

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
  • Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (10%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (20%)
  • Submission of 2 Assessable works - (5%)
  • Laboratory sessions and submission of Laboratory Report - (15%).


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Professor Mohan Jacob, Assoc. Professor Ahmad Zahedi.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 27 hours lectures
  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours practicals
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.