EEP352 Electric Drive of Robots

Code EEP352
Name Electric Drive of Robots
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Power and Electrical Engineering
Faculty
Academic staff Leonīds Ribickis, Pēteris Apse-Apsītis
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The notion of electric drive of robots, history, classification. Types of motors of the robots electric drives and their mechanical and electromechanical characteristics. Influence of parameters. Control of speed in the electric drive of robots. Transient processes of the drives of robots, power indices, their calculation, selection of motors. Types of automatic control of the robots electric drive. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The aim of the course of to master mechanics of the robots electric drive systems, influence of parameters on the drives’ characteristics, methods of speed control, methods of transient processes calculation, calculation of power indices of the drives and selection of motors for different operational regimes of the electric drives. The students are expected to be able to describe and analyze the systems of robots electric drives, to select the scheme of speed control of robot electric drive and calculate its elements, to calculate the influence of the transient processes on the operation of the electric drive of robots.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
The students are able to describe types of electric drives in robot systems, influence of parameters on its mechanic and electro-mechanic characteristics - Test, examining students' ability to to describe types of electric drives in robot systems, influence of parameters on its mechanic and electro-mechanic characteristics in robotic systems.
The students are able to calculate mechanic and electro-mechanic characteristics of DC and AC drives of robots. - Test, examining students' ability to to calculate mechanic and electro-mechanic characteristics of DC and AC drives of robots.
The students are able to describe methods of speed control in AC and DC robot driving systems. - Test, examining students' ability to describe methods of speed control in AC and DC robot driving systems as well as to take their regulation characteristics.
The students are able to calculate transient processes for the systems of DC and AC robot drives. - Test, examining students' ability to calculate transient processes for the systems of DC and AC robot drives as well as to take characteristics of speed and current changing in time.
The students are able to calculate power losses for DC and AC robot drives. - Test, examining students' ability to calculate power losses for DC and AC robot drives.
The students are able to select electric motors for different regimes of drives operation in robotic systems. - Test, examining students' ability to select electric motors for different regimes of drives operation in robotic systems.
Course prerequisites Basics of electric drives, electrical machines, theoretical basics of electrical engineering, mechanics, kinematics, power electronics.

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