Control of Electrical Drive Systems and Converters

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module is based on knowledge achieved in Dynamic Modelling of Electrical Machines and Control Systems; Electrical Apparatus and Power Electronics; 1st semester project: Dynamics in Electrical Energy Engineering, or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Have knowledge about basic topologies for electrical drive systems
  • Have knowledge about soft switching PWM-based circuits and resonant-based circuits in power elec-tronic converters
  • Have knowledge about how to control the basic topologies of converters for electrical drive systems
  • Have comprehension of different control methods for electrical machines
  • Have comprehension of advanced techniques for control of AC machines in high performance applica-tions
  • Have comprehension of different sensorless control methods

Skills

  • Be capable of working with grid connected and autonomous electrical drive systems
  • Be able to apply a suitable circuit topology for a given application
  • Be capable of implementing different control methods for AC machines such as field oriented control and sensorless control

Competences

  • Independently be able to define and analyse scientific problems within the area of control of electrical drive systems and converters
  • Independently be able to communicate results from the area of control of electrical drive systems and converters
  • Independently be able to be a part of professional and interdisciplinary development work in the area of control of electrical drive systems and converters

 

Type of instruction

The course will be taught by a mixture of lectures, workshops, exercises, mini-projects and self-study.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module, the work load is expected to be 150 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examControl of Electrical Drive Systems and Converters
Type of exam
Written exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleRegulering af elektriske drivsystemer og konvertere
Module codeN-EE-K2-10
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Energy
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science