EEP346 Traction Drives of Electrical Transport

Code EEP346
Name Traction Drives of Electrical Transport
Status Courses of Free Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Power and Electrical Engineering
Academic staff Ivars Raņķis
Credit points 2.0 (3.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Mechanics of the electrical traction drives. Types of electrical motors applied and its characteristics. Speed regulation of the DC electrical motors. Pulse regulation. Braking processes. Problems of the magnetic.
field weakening. Formation of the transient processes. Induction mode traction motors, characteristics, and specifics.Regulation of speed, frequency converters and inverters. Braking regimes. Formation of the transient processes. Special action regimes of traction drives, skidding regimes. Automation of electrical drives, elements of the systems. .
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Main target is to acquaint students with the general knowledges of application of electrical drives, electrical machines, power electronics in electrical transport national economy systems. Student must be able apply predominatory knowledges for simplified calculation of motion, electromechanical and energetic characteristics of electrical transport.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
To be able classify electrical transport traction drives in respect to properties of power supply and electrical motors - Succesful passing of test negotations
To be able explain a motion regimes, apply equations for calculation of motion processes as also energetic connections - Qualitative elaboration of the anticipated 3 home works for admittance of the test lesson and succesful passing of test negotations
Course prerequisites Knowledges in electrical drives, electrical machines, power electronics

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