Electric Machines and Motor Drives

Subject: 
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
Catalog number: 
6611PD
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
ECE Electric Power Engineering Grad Students
Description: 
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-magnetics, 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. Recommended Background: Basic understanding of circuit analysis, power electronics and control theory.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Engineering (ENG)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
012060