Adjustable Speed Drives

Adjustable Speed Drives
Hours: 3 0 3

Introduction to variable speed drive systems; characteristics of mechanical loads; requirements of electrical drive systems; basic principles of variable speed controls of DC motors and steady state analysis; methods of speed control; transfer functions of separately excited DC motors; single-phase and three-phase controlled rectifiers and chopper for DC motor drives; closed loop control of DC motors, single quadrant and four quadrants; steady-state analysis of induction motors; speed control of induction motors, e.g. variable terminal voltage control, variable frequency control, rotor resistance control; operation with a current source inverter; steady state analysis of synchronous motors; synchronous motor control.

Pre-requisites: noneCo-requisites: none

Hours: XYZ where X = Lecture, Y = Lab, Z = Credit
All hours are per week.
3 Lab hours constitute 1 credit hour
1 credit hour implies 1 lecture of 50mins per academic week. 16 weeks in total.
Pre-Requisite courses are courses required to be completed before this course may be taken
Co-Requisite courses are courses required to be taken along with this course

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