Advanced Electrical Machinery Systems

Course #EC4130

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


The course delves into the analysis and design of motor drives for shipboard electrical power systems. It offers a detailed examination of the modeling for power converters, both as rectifiers and inverters, as well as various types of electric motors. Coupled with contemporary control theories and controller design, the course further explores practical design challenges and their solutions specific to shipboard electrical power systems.

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  • 291


  • EC3130

Learning Outcomes

·      Permanent Magnets and Brushless DC (BLDC) motors.

·      Open loop velocity and Torque control of BLDC motors.

·      Dual loop (Inner and Outer) Control for maximum Torque.

·      Control of BLDC motors with Voltage and Current constraints.

·      Digital Implementation of BLDC motor Control.

·      Velocity and Torque Control of Induction Motors.

·      Introduction to Wind Power: Ideal Wind Power Dynamics.

·      Doubly Fed Induction Generators (DFIG) for Wind Power generation.

·      Power Distribution and Transmission: Two Port Systems and Power Flow.

·      Introduction to Microgrids (MG): definitions and main components.

·      Control Structure: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary of MGs.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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