80220032 (Introduction to Pulsed Power Technology)

Course Name: Introduction to Pulsed Power Technology

Course Number: 80220032

Program: Graduate program

Type: Required

Credits: 2

Term Offered: Fall

Prerequisite(s): Electric Circuit, Electromagnetic Field, High Voltage Engineering

Instructor(s): Xinxin Wang


Min Han, Introduction to Pulsed Power Technology, Textbook of Tsinghua University, 2005.



T. H. Martin,Mary-Anne Williams, M. Kristiansen, J. C. Martin on Pulsed Power, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

G. A. Mesyats, Pulsed Power, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2005.

H. Bluhm, Pulsed Power Systems, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2006

S. T. Pai & Qi Zhang, Introduction to High Power Pulse Technology, Scientific Publishing CO. Pte. Ltd, Singapore, 1995.

 Course Topics:


2.Energy storage

3.Generation of high power pulse

4.Switching techniques

5.Measurement of high power pulses

6.Some examples of high power generators


Course Assessment:

   Students take part in an examination.