This course covers a wide range of topics in electric machines and motor drives including review of power electronic converter topologies, models and control techniques, review of electro-magnetic, dc machine structure, types and principles of operation, dc motor torque/speed characteristic, model, start-up and speed control techniques, synchronous machine structure and principles of operation, synchronous generator synchronization, loading and active and reactive power control, synchronous motor torque/speed characteristic, model, start-up and speed control techniques, induction machine structure and principles of operation, induction motor torque/speed characteristic, model, start-up and speed control techniques, single-phase induction motors, switched-reluctance motor structure, principles of operation and speed control, brushless dc motor structure, principles of operation and speed control, step motor structure, principles of operation and speed/position control, simulation of variable-speed drives, simulation tools, and industrial applications of motor drives.
- Understand structure and operating principles of electric machines.
- Learn speed control of dc and ac motors based on power electronic converters.
- Learn modeling and simulation of variable-speed motor drives.
Basic understanding of circuit analysis, power electronics and control theory.
Main topics and delivery plan
- Principles of Operation and Control of Electric Machines
- Application of Power Electronic Converters in Speed Control of DC and AC Motors
- Modeling and Simulation of Variable-Speed Drives.
|3||Review of Power Electronic Converters||
|3||Review of Electromagnetic||
|6||Switched-reluctance motors, bushless dc motors, step motors||
- S. Chapman, Electric Machinery Fundamentals, Third Edition, McGraw Hill, 1998.
- B.K. Bose, Modern Power Electronics and AC Drives, Prentice Hall, 2001.
- Conference and Journal papers.
- Course Notes.
For more information, please contact directly the course coordinator Prof Mehrdad Kazerani.