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Advanced Power Electronics

Aalborg University

M.Sc.
24 months
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13514 EUR/year
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When you study energy engineering, you can choose the study programme in Advanced Power Electronics (APEL) at Aalborg University Esbjerg.

Overview

In the Advanced Power Electronics (APEL) programme at Aalborg University Esbjerg, you will study advanced power electronics, electrical machines with strong focus on control engineering, optimisation and reliability, and integrating renewable energy systems for application sectors. You will study these topics analytically, numerically and experimentally in an innovative research environment.

This study programme combines contemporary technologies with adaptation from classic technologies such as electronics, power electronics, electrical machines, control engineering with artificial intelligence, reliability and maintenance issues. This gives you an understanding of the technologies, scientific background involved in the advanced power electronic areas, and its application in systems level studies in a real time environment.

Studying this programme, you learn how to model numerically using advanced software, analyse, synthesise and develop advanced power electronic systems level studies with theoretical background. Further, you will gain the knowledge how power electronics and drives interact with externally connected components or systems.

You will work with and explore topics such as:

  • Offshore wind turbine converters and control dynamics
  • Power electronic control of underwater robotics used in particular for inspection and maintenance operations
  • Diagnostic of power electronic and electrical machine installations
  • Optimum control dynamics of drives
  • Control of renewable energy systems
  • Electric propulsion systems for electric ships and vehicles – (More Electric Vehicles technologies)
  • Design of intelligent drone systems for inspection and maintenance
  • Design of intelligent control for robotic manipulator systems
  • Condition monitoring and maintenance of power electronic and electrical machine systems
  • Reliability analysis of power electronics and power systems.

Job and Career

Examples Of Possible Employers In The Areas Of:

  • Wind energy for converter and generator design such as Vestas
  • Electrical drives such as Danfoss and Grundfos
  • High power converters for compensation or active filters or for machine design such as ABB and Siemens
  • Control of converters such as KK-Wind Solutions.
Your Work Tasks May Include:
  • Integration and operation of wind turbines
  • Energy optimisation of apparatus, systems and households
  • Development of new energy technologies and systems
  • Analysing new energy technologies
  • Researching energy resources
  • Consulting
  • Teaching
  • Assessing the sustainability of different forms of energy
  • Diagnostics and maintenance
  • Control development.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Scientific Paper and Conference on Diagnosis and Maintenance 
  • System Identification and Diagnosis
  • Condition Monitoring and Product Life Cycle Management 
  • Probability Theory, Stochastic Processes and Applied Statistics 
  • Control Theory and MATLAB
  • Non-linear Control and Reliability 
  • Advanced Power Electronics and Applications 
  • Dynamic Modelling of Electrical Machines and Control Systems 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants with legal right of admission are:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Applied Industrial Electronics)

Applicants without legal right of admission are:

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Energy Engineering with specialisation in Electrical Energy)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Energy Engineering with specialisation in Mechatronics)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Engineering (Energy Engineering with specialisation in Dynamic Systems)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13514 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6757 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

50,400 DKK

Funding

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