ING-IND/32 - 9 CFU - 2° Semester

Teaching Staff


Detailed Course Content

Electromechanical systems. Energy balance and conservative systems: determination of electromagnetic forces and torques. General information on electrical machines: materials, losses, efficiency, thermal behavior and types of service. Transformer: Principle of operation; HF transformers. Asynchronous machine: MMF of distributed windings and equations, pole pairs, equivalent circuit, slip, electromagnetic torque; no-load and locked- rotor tests, starting, single-phase induction motors. Synchronous machine: starting cage and damper windings, equivalent circuit, load angle, synchronous and reluctance torque; interconnected synchronous generators. Special synchronous machines: permanent magnet motors, synchronous reluctance motors, stepper motors, switched reluctance motors, brushless DC motors. DC machines: commutator action, load operation, DC motors, shunt excitation generators, series excitation motors. Universal motor. Control of electromechanical systems: rectifiers, converters for DC and AC electrical machines, electrical drives. Digital modulation techniques: PWM, space vector. VSI and CSI. DC and AC motor drives. Scalar control. Current control. V by f constant drives. Stepper motors control. Switched reluctance motor control. Vector control of asynchronous, synchronous and permanent magnet machines.

Textbook Information

• Mohan: "Power Electronics", Hoeply.
• Fitzgerarld: "Electric Machinery", Mc Graw Hill.

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