ECE 59500 - Electromechanical Motion Control

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 0

This is an experiential learning course.

Counts as:
CMPE Special Content Elective
EE Elective

Experimental Course Offered: Spring 2017

ECE 32100, ECE 59500, or ECE 61000

Requisites by Topic:
Basic electric circuit analysis. Principles of electromechanical energy conversion. Familiarity with the fundamental electrical characteristics of diodes and transistors (BJTs and MOSFETs). Transfer function representation of circuits and systems.

Catalog Description:
The operation, analysis, and control of electromechanical systems are covered, including a treatment of electromechanical devices, power electronics, and control systems. Sample applications include servo-systems, propulsion drives, and variable-speed rotational equipment.

Required Text(s):
  1. Electromechanical Motion Devices, Paul C. Krause , O. Wasynczuk, and S. D. Pekarek,, Wiley, 2012, ISBN No. 1118293125.
Recommended Text(s):
  1. Switched Reluctance Motors and Their Control,, T. J. E. Miller, Clarendon Press, 1993, ISBN No. 0198593872.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. an understanding of the structure, design, and operating characteristics of dc drive systems including dc/dc converters, associated switching strategies, dynamic-average-value models, and speed/position/trajectory motion control systems.. [None]
  2. an understanding of the structure, design and operating characteristics of brushless dc drive systems including dc/ac inverters, associated switching strategies, dynamic-average value models, and speed/position/trajectory motion control systems.. [None]
  3. an understanding of the operating principles and control of stepper motors including the design of optimum acceleration/deceleration profiles.. [None]
  4. an understanding of the structure, operating characteristics, and modeling of field-oriented induction motor drive systems.. [None]
  5. an understanding of the structure, operating characteristics, and modeling of switched reluctance motor drive systems. [None]

Lecture Outline:

Week Major Topics
6 DC-to-DC Converters
4 DC Motor Control
5 DC-to-AC Converters (Inverters)
1 Exam 1
2 Sensing Devices
5 Brushless DC Motor Control Systems
6 Stepper Motor Control Systems
1 Exam 2
3 Principles of Induction Machines
6 Field-Oriented Control of Induction Machines
5 Switched-Reluctance Machines
1 Final

Engineering Design Content:

Establishment of Objectives and Criteria