WRE OpenCourseWare

The WRE-OCW object is to provide free learning materials in the context of Power Electronics, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency.

During the development of the work and WRE projects it has been identified the need to provide training material and general information to students, this common material is now made ​​public and free access in order to join to the general initiative OCW (link).

WRE-OCW materials are free and openly licensed, accessible to anyone, anytime via the internet.


Economic aspects in Renewable Energy

1.- Feasibility Sudies

Example 1: Power Generation for commercialization. (link)


WRE-OCW Renewable Energy

1.- Sources of energy
  • Solar Energy
    • MPPT design using Buck-Boost converter (link)

  • Wind Energy

  • Renewable Oceanic Energy
    • ROE Overview (link)
    • ROE Offshore Wind Energy (link)
    • ROE-MFP project: Wind (link)
    • ROE Tidal and Ocean Current Energy (link)
    • ROE-MFP project: Tidal (link)
    • ROE Wave Energy (link)

2.- Power Loads
  • Motor control and drive
    • Basics from Microchip (link)
  • Electric Vehicles (EV)

3.- Energy Conversions
  • Solid-State Relay (SSR)
  • DC to DC converters
    • No isolated  topologies (link)
    • Isolated topologies (link)
    • Tapped inductor DC to DC converters (link)
  • Rectifiers
  • Multilevel inverters
  • Power Factor Correction (PFC)
  • Delivering energy to grid
  • HVDC

4.- Energy Storage
  • Batteries
  • Ultra-capacitors
  • DC link, energy storage and Battery Management Systems (BMS)

5.- Generators
  • PMG generators

WRE-OCW Power Electronics 

1.- Power Switches

2.- Thermal design in Power Electronics


3.- Magnetics in Power Electronics


4.- PCB design in Power Electronics

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