Preliminary Survey on MATLAB Learning among Power Electronics Students in Technical Education: A Case Study
This paper discusses about the findings of preliminary survey on MATLAB software learning among power electronics students. One of the main focuses of power electronics course is on DC to DC boost convertors, because boost convertors are generally used in different industrial and non industrial applications. Population samples of this study were randomly selected final year bachelor of electronics and electrical engineering students from University Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM).As per the results from the survey questioner analysis, almost eighty percent students are facing problem and difficulties in Dc to Dc boost convertors experimental understanding without using MATLAB simulink package. As per finding of this study it is clear that MATLAB play an effective and efficient function for better understanding of boost convertors experimental work among power electronics learners.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1097267Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1870
 W.M.Utomo, A. B. (April 2011). Online Learning Neural Network Control of Buck-Boost Converter. Eighth International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG).
 Adel E. El-kholy and A. M. Dabroom, (2006): Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Controllers for DC Drives: A Survey of the State of the art, Journal of Electrical Systems, pp. 116-145.
 Collofello, J.S., et al. Using Software Process Simulation to Assist Software Development Organizations in Making Good Enough Quality Decisions. Summer Computer Simulation Conference, 1998 (SCSC98).
 Asad, E. M. M., Hassan, R. B., Sherwani, E. F.,(2014) FPTV, U. T. H. O. M., & Malaysia, P. R. B. P. J. Implementation And Qualities Of Multimedia Technologies In Technical and Vocational Education. Academ Arena, Marsland Press USA.
 H. Pinheiro, A. Martins, and J. Pinheiro, "Single-phase voltage inverters controlled by sliding mode", Proc. Brazilian Automatic Control Conf. (CBA',94), pp.1177 -1182
 L. Malesani, L. Rossetto, G. Spiazzi, and P. Tenti, "Performance optimization of Cuk converter by sliding mode control", Proc. Applications Power Electronic Conf. (APEC',92), pp.395 -402
 Asad, E. M. M., Hassan, R. B., & Sherwani, E. F. Instructional Models For Enhancing The Performance Of Students And Workforce During Educational Training. Marsland Press USA.
 Hagiwara M, Akagi H, 2008. “PWM Control and Experiment of Modular Multilevel Converters”, IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC), Rhodes, Greece.