This course provides knowledge on electric motors, transformers, and inductors. It leads to electrical drives characterized by combining electric motors with the cutting-edge converters and inverters using the latest power semiconductor devices.
Students have a deep understanding of electric motors and drives from both theoretical and practical points of view.
Induction motors, synchronous motors, transformers, inductors, and electric drives.
|Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Specialist skills||Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lecture, questionnaires, assignments, presentations and discussions
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Ferromagnetic materials, magnet circuits, inductors, and transformers, followed by similarity and difference in structure and characteristic between inductors and transformers||To understand ferromagnetic materials, magnet circuits, inductors, and transformers, followed by finding out similarity and difference in structure and characteristic between inductors and transformers|
|Class 2||Fundamentals of ac motors and basic induction motor concept||To understand fundamentals of ac machines and basic induction motor concept|
|Class 3||Power-torque and torque-speed characteristics of an induction motor||To understand and calculate power-torque and torque-speed characteristics from an equivalent circuit of an induction motor|
|Class 4||General synchronous motors and permanent-magnet synchronous motors||To understand operating principles of general synchronous motors and permanent-magnet synchronous motors|
|Class 5||Similarity and difference in structure and characteristic between induction motors and synchronous motors||To find out similarity and difference in structure and characteristic between induction motors and synchronous motors|
|Class 6||Electric drives based on induction and synchronous motors||To understand operating principles of electric drives based on induction and synchronous motors|
|Class 7||Practical applications of electric drives, and their application-oriented system designs||To understand practical applications of electric drives, and their application-oriented system designs|
Lecture materials will be provided through OCW/i.
Electric Machinery Fundamentals written by Stephen J. Chapman, Modern Power Electronics and AC Drives by Bimal K. Bose, High Power Converters and AC Drives by Bin Wu.
Final exam (70%), questionnaires (10%), and assignment (20%)
Understanding electromagnetism and electric circuits are necessary.