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Master Thesis (Control)



Dättwil, 5405 Baden, Switzerland · Aargau, Switzerland · Switzerland
Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023

Master Thesis (Control)

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In this role you will be working on the topic of high power converter for high current applications.

Your responsibilities

  • Perform a literature review on high power converter topologies design and control
  • Develop a system simulation model in Matlab/Simulink of the selected topologies
  • Development of current sharing control and gate signal generation for the semiconductors of the new topology
  • Implement the control in the existing control platform AC 800PEC
  • Develop a protection concept for the lab prototype as a part of the control implementation
  • Document the background, development work and results in a report

Your background

  • Currently pursuing a master degree in electrical engineering; official enrollment essential
  • Sound knowledge of power electronics and its control
  • Experience with simulations software, e.g., Simulink, PLECS, and good understanding of power systems are desirable
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Structured thinking and working
  • Proficiency in English (written & oral)
  • German is a plus

More about us

Process Industries division delivers complete electrification and automation solutions, industry-specific products and lifecycle services across industries. Engineering and delivering automation solutions from device to monitoring and control make our customers get more out of their investment; digitalization solutions including collaborative operations and augmented reality help improve plant and enterprise productivity, reduce maintenance and energy costs. Our engineering, project management, services and solutions portfolio covers a wide range of industries - Mining, Pulp & Paper, Metals, Aluminum and Cement and Food and Beverage. We look forward to receiving your application. The recruiting process is led by Ece Oezen, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you would like to learn more about ABB, take another look at our website ABB Privacy Policy:

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