power electronics


The functioning, design, and usage of electronics that control and convert electric power. Power conversion systems are usually categorised as AC-DC or rectifiers, DC-AC or inverters, DC-DC converters, and AC-AC converters.

Alternative label

  • design of power conversion systems

  • types of power electronics

  • power electronics systems

  • power conversion systems

  • power conversion devices

  • systems of power electronics

  • field power electronics

  • typology of power electronics

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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