Electric Drive

Course Description

This course will describe the structure of Electric Drive Systems and their role in various applications such as flexible production systems, energy conservation, renewable energy, transportation etc. This course will cover the basic principles of power electronics in drives using switch-mode converters and pulse width modulation to synthesize the voltages in dc and ac motor drives, the operation of dc motor drives to satisfy four-quadrant operation to meet mechanical load requirements, design torque, speed and position controller of motor drives, space vectors control, speed control of induction motor drives in an energy efficient manner using power electronics, the power quality issues in powering electric drives.


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