BSc Project: Power Electronics and Electrical Machines (elective)

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in the project module Automation including power electronics or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about power electronics, electric drives and controls for applications such as electrical machine, different AC and DC drives and converter systems, etc.
  • Have development-based knowledge and understanding within the profession and the discipline’s practice and applied theories and methods
  • Be able to understand scientific methods and theories compared to the semester theme

Skills

  • Be able to apply knowledge about designing electronics and control for applications such as electrical machine, drives and converter systems, etc.
  • Be able to apply the discipline’s methods and tools and master the skills associated with employment in the profession
  • Be able to assess practical and theoretical issues and the reasons for and select the options
  • Be able to present practical and professional issues and solutions to partners and user
  • Be able to analyse results from simulations and laboratory work, and assemble them to give an overall impression of the system's performance

Competences

  • Have the ability to provide robust time and work plans for own project.
  • Be able to handle complex and development-oriented situations in study or work contexts within electrical machine and power electronics
  • Have the ability to enter into professional and interdisciplinary collaboration with a professional approach in the field as electrical machine and drives and power electronic engineering
  • Be able to identify own learning needs and structure learning in different environments in industrial electronics and power electronic engineering
  • Be able to translate academic knowledge and skills in the field of industrial electronics and power electronic engineering to a practical problem

Type of instruction

Problem based and project oriented work in project groups.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examPower Electronics and Electrical Machines (elective)
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Oral examination with external examiner based on a presentation of the project report.
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Additional information

The student can choose from two bachelor-projects:Power Electronics and Electrical Machines or Modelling and Control of Robotic Systems.

Facts about the module

Danish titleBSc projekt: Effektelektronik og elektriske maskiner (valgfag)
Module codeN-AIE-B6-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersC

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science