EEI710 Theory of Electrical Drive Systems

Code EEI710
Name Theory of Electrical Drive Systems
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Power and Electrical Engineering
Faculty Department of Industrial Electronics and Electrical Technologies
Academic staff Leonīds Ribickis, Anastasija Žiravecka, Ansis Avotiņš, Inna Buņina
Credit points 5.0 (7.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Electro-mechanical transmission of electric energy The principle of construction of the electric machines and the theoretic questions of the operation in stationary and transient regimes are considered, the properties of the machines operation regimes and maintaining and application are analyzed. Elements of electric drives, mechanics, equation of motion. Characteristics of actuating mechanisms. The systems of electric drives speed regulation and control with the power electronic converters, regulation characteristics. Transient processes and power engineering questions. Control methods of electric drives..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To know the basic laws of the energy electro-mechanical transformation. To be able to calculate parameters and characteristics of different electric machines and analyze their operation regimes. To master the systems of electric drive, influence of the parameters on the characteristics, methods of speed regulation, methods of the transient processes calculation, calculations of drives energy parameters and motor selection. To be able to design systems of electric drive with power electronic converters. To be able to select a scheme of the electric drive speed regulation and calculate and select the elements of the system. To be able to calculate calculate the impact of the transient processe
Learning outcomes
and assessment
The students are able to describe types of electric machines, their construction and characteristics - Testing of the students ability to describe different types of electric machines, the influence of their parameters on the the characteristics.
The students are able to calculate mechanical and electro-mechanical characteristics of DC and AC machines and drive systems. - Testing of the students ability to calculate mechanical and electro-mechanical characteristics of DC and AC machines and drive systems.
The students are able to describe the methods of speed regulation in the AC and DC drive systems with power electronic converters. - Testing of the students ability to describe the methods of speed regulation in the AC and DC drive systems with power electronic converters.
The students are able to calculate transient processes in the DC and AC drive systems. - Testing of the students ability to calculate transient processes in the DC and AC drive systems.
The students are able to calculate power losses for DC and AC drives. - Testing of the students ability to calculate power losses for DC and AC drives.
The students are able to select electric motors for different operation regimes of drives for the actuating mechanisms in different technological processes. - Testing of the students ability to select electric motors for different operation regimes of drives for the actuating mechanisms in different technological processes.
Course prerequisites Laboratory workbenches of electric machines and electric drives system, computers, projector, monitor, blackboard.

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