Scope and objective of the course:
With the advent of semiconductor devices, revolution is taking place in the power transmission distribution and utilization. This course introduces the basic concepts of power semiconductor devices, converters and choppers and their analysis.

Text book(s):
T1: Power Electronics – by M. D. Singh & K. B. Kanchandhani, Tata Mc Graw – Hill Publishing company, 1998.
T2: Power Electronics : Circuits, Devices and Applications – by M. H. Rashid, Prentice Hall of India, 2nd edition, 1998
T3: Power Electronics – by P.S.Bimbra, Khanna Publications.
Reference book(s):
R1: Power Electronics – by Vedam Subramanyam, New Age International (P) Limited, Publishers
R2: Power Electronics - by V.R.Murthy , 1st edition -2005, OXFORD University Press
R2: Power Electronics-by P.C.Sen,Tata Mc Graw-Hill Publishing.