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Power Electronics Laboratory

Associated Faculty and Staff

Dr. Johnson Asumadu

Location

Room A-207 Parkview Campus

Supported Courses

  • ECE 4200 Power Electronics
  • ECE 5200 Advanced Power Electronics
  • KAMSC Programming
  • Master's and Ph.D. Student Research

Capabilities

The laboratory and equipment support Power Electronics measurement for multiple student and faculty research projects. It is now supporting PhD work in neural networks for harmonic estimation and elimination. It has also supported high schools students from Kalamazoo Area Math and Science Center who learn to do basic I/O programming in the real world. In the lab, a Power Pole Board can be re-configured to support Buck, Boost, and Buck-Boost converters. The same board can also be re-configured as a single-phase DC – AC inverter. The Power Pole board can be interfaced to a Motorola HC12-based microcontroller board and can used for various Power Electronics circuit configurations and applications.

Available Equipment

  • 800 V DC-DC Power Supply
  • Power Pole Board
  • Motorola HC12-based Microcontroller
  • Tektronix 2-Channel 100 MHz Oscilloscope
  • HP 15 V Power Supplies