ECPE Online Course ┬┤Power Electronics┬┤

The ECPE Online Course on Power Electronics is built up in cooperation with Prof. J.W. Kolar and Dr. U. Drofenik from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Power Electronic Systems Laboratory.

The Course comprises interactive and animated Java applets as well as a script on fundamentals and theory of power electronics. The Course on electronic power conversion is basically structured in DC-DC, AC-DC, DC-AC and AC-AC power conversion and also some new modules in the range of EMC.

Feedback from the users of the Online Course is welcomed. Please send your comments to info(at)

The Online Course has been developed under license of ETH Zurich, Power Electronic Systems Laboratory.

Limitations of Liability and Disclaimer of Warranties

There are no warranty rights granted to the user, regarding the Online Course. The Online Course is supplied to the user "as is" without warranty of any kind. ECPE e.V. does not guarantee, warrant, or make any representations, either expressed or implied, regarding the use, or the results of the use of the Online Course with regard to reliability, currentness, accuracy, correctness, or otherwise. The user assumes the entire risk as to the results and performance of the Online Course. ECPE e.V. shall not be liable under any circumstances, for any damages whatsoever, arising out of the use, or the inability to use, the Online Course, even if ECPE e.V. has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The complete Online-Course is available free of charge for employees of ECPE-Member Companies and Competence Centres. The usage is possibly after login.

For other universities and research institutes, parts of the Online Course are available at ETH Zurich.

Configuration of Java for ECPE online course for users of Windows/MC Explorer
The animations in ECPE online course require installation and configuration of Java. This document delivers necessary instructions for Windows based operating systems and MS Explorer.