Short Courses

WEMPEC professors work with UW-Madison’s Department of Engineering Professional Development to provide many continued education short courses relating to their areas of expertise. WEMPEC sponsoring companies receive a $200 discount per couse.

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October 2020

Short Course: Power Electronics Design Fundamentals – Multiphysics approach for Cooling, EMI, Thermal Design, Wide Bandgap Devices

October 26 - October 29

Power electronics connects four subfields: electronics, magnetics, energy conversion and control systems. Using applications, examples and hands-on demonstrations, you will learn the basics and nuances. Learn More Topics include: Appliance power supplies Cranes and elevators…

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November 2020

Short Course: Permanent Magnet Machine Design Boot Camp – Internal PM, Surface PM, and Brushless DC

November 9 - November 13
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Permanent magnet (PM) electrical machine design is one of the most important skill sets needed to stay competitive in the motors and generators industry. This intensive course covers the design of several types of PM…

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Short Course: Introduction to Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility (EMI/EMC) and Best Practices

November 16 - November 19
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Course Overview Learn about Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), including best practices and a building-block approach with application-specific examples. Learn More Who Should Attend? Electrical engineers Mechanical design engineers System engineers Project engineers…

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Short Course: Fundamentals of Distributed Energy Resources

November 30 - December 3
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Learn about Distributed Energy Resources including traditional and renewable energy sources, energy storage, impact of electric vehicles to power grid, microgrids.

Participants will:

Learn various types of DER, including generators, solar, and wind power
Understand the benefits of energy storage for residential and grid applications
Learn integration of electric vehicles to the grid
Define microgrids and its benefits in modern power system
Understand how grid connected inverters work and interfaces to the power system
Learn about protection and integration of DER and Smart Grids into the power system

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