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FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

EEL-6235 Electric Drives (Summer 2016)

INFORMATION SHEET

CLASS TIME: Th & Fri 5:00- 7:30 PM,

CLASS ROOM: EC-

OFFICEHOURS: Th 3:00 -5:00 PM or by special arrangements with Professor Mohammed.

OFFICE:    EC-3983, (305-348-3040) Lab: 305-348-6194; e-mail: mohammed@fiu.edu

COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Professor Osama A. Mohammed

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering,

Florida International University

10555 W. Flagler Street, EC-3983,

Miami, Florida 33174 USA

COURSE WEBSITE:  www.aln.fiu.edu/courses

LABORATORY SETUPS: 4 Stations are available in EC-3925 complete with all types of machine drives and controller development environment and Power Electronic Boards

Prerequisites: Introductory Electronics, Electromagnetic Concepts and Introduction to Power and Electric Machines

Text & Notes:

  • Ned Mohan, Advanced Electric Drives, MNPERE 2001 Edition (Available in the Bookstore for this Term)
  • Ned Mohan, Electric Drives: An Integrative Approach, 2003 Edition, MNPERE (As review reference)
  • Lecture Notes and Resources will be given by Professor Mohammed in Class

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Modeling the dynamic behavior of ac machines in a-b-c phases.
  • Justification for the need for d-q axes representation.
  • Dynamic modeling of an induction machine using d-q axes representation.
  • Vector control of an induction machine using d-q axes representation.
  • Effect of parameter variations in vector control
  • Space Vector Pulse Width Modulation.
  • Direct Torque Control of Induction Motors.
  • Encoder-less control of induction motors.
  • Vector control of Permanent Magnet AC (PMAC) motors.
  • Switched Reluctance Machines.
  • Synchronous Reluctance Machines.

Outcomes 

  • Solve appropriate electric motor/drive problems with various control strategies
  • Use electric drives in practical applications and develop embedded controllers.
  • Use and test motors and their drives in the laboratory

Topics

  • Introduction; Mechanical Systems, Review of Electric Circuits, Magnetic Circuits, EM Energy Conversion
  • Switch Mode Converters
  • DC Motor Drives
  • AC Machines and Space Vectors
  • Synchronous Machines
  • Induction Motors, Steady State
  • Induction Motors, Speed Control (Induction Motor drives)
  • Control Strategies ( Vector Control, Direct Torque Control
  • PWM Inverters

Lab Experiments:

Assignment will be given throughout the term

Grading:

Homework 10%
Projects 40%
Mid-Term 20%
Final Exam 30%

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