ECE 59500 - Electromechanics

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Counts as:
EE Elective

Experimental Course Offered: Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016

ECE 20200 and PHYS 27200

Requisites by Topic:
Basic circuit analysis; elementary electromagnetics; elementary mechanics.

Catalog Description:
The general theory of electromechanical motion devices relating electric variables and electromagnetic forces. The basic concepts and operational behavior of dc, induction, brushless dc, and stepper motors used in control applications are presented.

Supplementary Information:
May not receive credit in this course and ECE 32100.

Required Text(s):
  1. Electromechanical Motion Devices, 2nd Edition, P. C. Krause and Oleg Wasynczuk, Pekarek, IEEE/Wiley, 2012, ISBN No. 978-1118296127.
  2. Lecture Handouts, S.D. Sudhoff, Boiler Copy Maker, Memorial Union.
Recommended Text(s):
  1. Techniques for Analysis and Design of Electromechanical Systems, draft monograph, S.D. Sudhoff, S.D. Pekarek.

Lecture Outline:

Lectures Major Topics
6 Magnetic and coupled circuits
6 Electromechanical energy conversion
1 Exam 1
3 Stepper motors
4 DC machines
3 Converters for dc drives
1 Exam 2
5 Rotating MMF concepts
2 Reference Frame theory
5 Brushless DC motors
1 Transformers
1 Exam 3
6 Induction Machines

Engineering Design Content:

Establishment of Objectives and Criteria

Engineering Design Consideration(s):