Problem based project organised work in groups. The project can be a disciplinary project, a cross disciplinary project or a part of a multi-disciplinary project, where several groups from the department do different parts of a larger project. Finally, the project can also be a part of a so-called MEGA project where several project groups from more departments are participating, each doing their part of the large project to find a total solution.
The project must include a power electronic converter, a power source and an application, typically an AC electric machine or an AC grid. The operating principles for the system must be described and a control problem is formulated including key specifications. A dynamic simulation model is made taking the relevant dynamics into account. Different digital control methods are designed, analysed and evaluated by means of the simulation model. At least one method is selected for practical implementation in a real system incorporating a power electronic converter, a power source and a load, and a real-time digital control system based on a digital signal processor or a micro controller. The whole system is tested and the developed control strategies are evaluated.
A workshop “PBL competence profile” to make an individual PBL competence profile is offered during the semester. More information can be found at www.ucpbl.net/education-courses/.
Since it is a 15 ECTS project module, the work load is expected to be 450 hours for the student
|Name of exam
|Control of Power Electronic Systems
|Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
|7-point grading scale
|Type of grading
|Criteria of assessment
|The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures
Project on 2nd Semester Power Electronics and Drives.
|Styring af effektelektroniske systemer
|Language of instruction
|Location of the lecture
|Responsible for the module
|Time allocation for external examiners
|Study Board of Energy
|Department of Energy
|The Faculty of Engineering and Science