Credits: 5

Schedule: 21.02.2018 - 23.05.2018

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After the course, students will be able to:
1) draw and explain block diagrams of typical vector-controlled and DTC-controlled drive systems;
2) design three-phase current controllers;
3) select current references for various AC motors;
4) build simulation models for drive systems and power-converter systems;
5) explain the most essential relationships between control of AC motor drives and control of grid converters.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Characteristics and models of AC motors in electric drives. Current control and motion control. Control methods based on the vector model. Estimation of flux and speed for sensorless control. Control of grid converters.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Assignments, examination.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact teaching (lectures, exercises, instruction sessions), assignments, individual working (preparing for and reviewing after lectures and exercises, preparing for the examination).

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-E8405 Electric Drives (or similar knowledge)

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Language class 3 English