Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Digital systems applied to electrical power engineering
Study: Bachelor in Electrical Power Engineering (222)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electronic Technology

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Electronics Engineering Fundamentals Industrial Electronics
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The aim of this course is to provide students with a basic knowledge of digital systems applied to the control electrical power processing. To achieve this objective, students will acquire the following abilities: - Understand the basic principles of operation of digital logic circuits and digital systems based on microprocessors, microcontrollers and DSP. - Learn and use the design methodology and use of basic design tools for the development of digital systems - Analyze and evaluate digital systems applied to the control of electrical power systems.
Description of contents: programme
1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Course organization 1.2. Introduction to digital systems applied to Electrical Engineering 1.2.1. Digital systems in electrical power systems management 1.2.2 Digital control for power systems, power converters and electrical machines 2. DIGITAL SYSTEMS I 2.1. COMBINATIONAL SYSTEMS 2.1.1. Combinational Logic (review). Number systems and information conding 2.1.2. Combinational circuits 2.1.3. Design of combinational circuits 2.1.4. Binary arithmetic 2.1.5. Arithmetic combinational circuits 2.2. SYNCHRONOUS SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS 2.2.1. Registers and counters 2.2.2. Introduction to Finite State Machines 3. DIGITAL SYSTEMS II 3.1 DIGITAL SYSTEMS BASED ON MICROCONTROLLER and MICROPROCESSORS 3.1.1. Architecture and main elements, memory 3.1.2 Programming model 3.1.3 Introduction to C language 3.2 REFERENCE MICRONCONTROLLER 3.2.1 Architecture overview 3.2.2. Development environment 3.2.3. Peripherals 3.2.4. Interrupts
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures oriented to introduce Power Electronics concepts. - Lectures oriented to problems resolution. - Laboratory.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Thomas L. Floyd. Digital fundamentals. Pearson Prentice Hall.
  • Get started with Energia. URL.
Additional Bibliography
  • KUO, BENJAMIN C.. "Digital Control Systems ". Oxford University Press, USA; 2 edition (June 1995).
  • Luca Corradini, Dragan Maksimovi¿, Paolo Mattavelli, Regan Zane. Digital Control of High-Frequency Switched-Mode Power Converters. Wiley-IEEE Press. 2015
  • Simone Buso, Paolo Mattavelli. "Digital Control in Power Electronics Book Description". Morgan & Claypool.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.