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Module

EEE3011 : Electric Drives

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Andrew Smith
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To enhance the students understanding of electric drives systems. To show the relationship between the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject.

Outline Of Syllabus

Basic drive configurations and load charateristics. Four quadrant control; Dynamic braking and regeneration; Constant torque and field weakening strategies; Example for high bandwidth torque requirement;

DC drive; motor modelling; state space models; inverter modelling; transfer functions; closed loop response of speed and position control; stability considerations on 2nd order drive model; cascade control structures; converter control limiting; armature current control; practical current control methods; digital speed control; intergrator windup.

Induction motor drives; space vector theory; state space models; phase and reference frame transformations; generic vector control description; torque and flux decoupling control; indirect and direct vector control; stator current control schemes; standard and space vector PWM methods;

Case Study: Study of a 24V digitally controlled drive system. Electronics design and control software issues.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

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