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BL40A2910 Electric Energy Conversion Systems, 4 cr 
Code BL40A2910  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Electric Energy Conversion Systems  Abbreviation Electric Energy 
Credits4 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesYes
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Jero Ahola 
Paula Immonen 
Olli Luikkonen 
Pasi Nuutinen 
Pasi Peltoniemi 
Olli Pyrhönen 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta 
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 2 
Period  1-2 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Olli Pyrhönen


The student knows the most relevant electrical power conversion solutions in industrial and power system applications. He/she get knowledge of system topologies, main components and control principles in the selected application fields. He/she is able to make basic system design, component selection and dimensioning according to application specifications.


Marine vessel power system technology, system layout, components and control principles. Electric vehicle and hybrid work machine power system technology, components and control principles. Industrial drive applications, components and control principles. Electrochemical conversion system applications, components and control principles. Examples of different applications. Component selection and dimensioning. Examples of existing system solutions in different application fields.

Teaching Methods 

14 hours of lectures, 1st period. 6-7 h visiting lectures from industry, 2nd period. Homeworks 1st and 2nd period 20 h.
Seminar video, 2nd period 20 h. Written examination 3 h. Independent working 40 h.
Total workload 104 h.

Suitability for doctoral studies (Yes/Leave empty)  Yes 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  Yes 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5. Written examination (50%), homeworks (30%), seminar (20%).

Course Materials 

Lecture material.


Electrical Drives, Compact
Power Electronics
Säätötekniikan perusteet /Introduction to Control Engineering

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  max 10 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  No 

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