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A wide spectrum of topics will be addressed during the largest European conference in power electronics and applications – EPE’17 ECCE Europe, where researchers, application engineers and experts from academia and industry will meet to discuss and exchange ideas.

I POWER ELECTRONICS COMPONENTS AND CONVERTERS

Topic 1: DEVICES, COMPONENTS, PACKAGING AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION
1.a. Active components
1.b. New materials and active devices
1.c. Passive components
1.d. Power system integration, packaging & thermal management
1.e. Reliability

Topic 2: POWER CONVERTERS TOPOLOGIES AND DESIGN
2.a. Hard & soft switching techniques
2.b. Advanced power converter topologies
2.c. Power factor correction techniques

Topic 3: MEASUREMENT AND CONTROL
3.a. Standard and advanced control techniques for power converters
3.b. Application of control methods to electrical systems
3.c. Estimation and identification methods
3.d. Computational intelligence in control systems
3.e. Measurements techniques
3.f. Sensors

II POWER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS

Topic 4: ELECTRICAL MACHINES AND DRIVE SYSTEMS
4.a. Electrical Machines
4.b. Adjustable speed drives
4.c. High performance drives
4.d. Motion control, robotics, special drives

Topic 5: RENEWABLE ENERGY POWER SYSTEMS
5.a. Wind energy systems
5.b. Solar energy systems
5.c. Other renewable energy systems
5.d. Energy storage systems

Topic 6: GRIDS & SMART GRIDS
6.a. Power electronics in transmission and distribution systems
6.b. HVDC & FACTS
6.c. Micro-grids
6.d. Smart grids
6.e. Power quality issues (including HF phenomena)
6.f. Fault coordination and protection of DC grids

Topic 7:  POWER SUPPLIES
7.a. Low voltage DC power supplies
7.b. High voltage DC power supplies
7.c. Distributed power supplies
7.d. Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
7.e. Electronic ballasts and solid state lighting
7.f. Contactless power supply

Topic 8: ELECTRIC VEHICLE PROPULSION SYSTEMS AND THEIR ENERGY STORAGE
8.a. Electric propulsion systems for electric vehicles
8.b. Power converters for electric vehicles
8.c. Batteries, active and passive Management Systems (BMS)
8.d. EV´s battery chargers: contact and contactless
8.e. Standards and regulations

Topic 9: INDUSTRY SPECIFIC ENERGY CONVERSION AND CONDITIONING TECHNOLOGIES
9.a. Energy conversion and conditioning technologies in the industry (cement, steel, paper, textile, mining, etc…)
9.b. Power electronics in aerospace and space applications
9.c. Rail vehicles
9.d. Marine applications (offshore and ships)
9.e. Energy conversion and conditioning technologies in physics research and related applications
9.f. Pulse applications, including passive components and transducers for power pulses

Topic 10: EDUCATION IN POWER ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
10.a. Education in electrical engineering, improving attractiveness
10.b. Education policy in Europe

 

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