|TITLE||Advanced Electrical Drives|
|LEVEL||04 - Years 4, 5 in Modular UG or PG Cert Course|
|DEPARTMENT||Industrial Electrical Power Conversion|
To understand and design the various components in a complete electronic drive to meet different industrial applications.
- Control of Induction Motor Drives
- methods of speed control for induction motor drives
- v/f control
- Slip control
- Vector Control
- Control of A.C. Brushless Motors
- V/f control
- Vector Control
- Stepper Motors
- Switched Reluctance drive
- Principle of operation of the SR machine
- Speed control of SR motors
The aim of the study-unit is to understand and design the various components in a complete electronic drive to meet different industrial applications.
1. Knowledge & Understanding:
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to identify the various types of electrical motors and their methods of control.
By the end of the study-unit the student will be able to design electrical drive systems and implement high performance control of these systems.
Main Text/s and any supplementary readings:
A C Drives
- Murphy & Turnbull, Power electronic control of AC motors, Pergamon Press.
- Bose B.K., Power electronics and AC Drives, Prentice-Hall.
- Hughes Austin, Electric Motors and Drives, Heinemann Newness.
- Wildi T, Electric Machines, Drives and Power Systems, Prentice Hall.
|ADDITIONAL NOTES||Pre-requisite Study-unit: EPC3104|
|STUDY-UNIT TYPE||Lecture and Tutorial|
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
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