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EE5310 - Power Electronics and Electronics Applications

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
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

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Case study analysis - (25%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Practical assessment/practical skills demonstration - (15%) - Individual.


Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Coordinator: Dr Bronson Philippa
Workload expectations:

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

  • 26 hours tutorials
  • 26 hours seminars
  • 12 hours specialised
  • 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.