ECE 51012 - Electromechanics
May not receive credit in this course and ECE 32100. MATLAB is used extensively in this course for assignments and projects.
Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3
Areas of Specialization:
- Power and Energy Devices and Systems
- EE Advanced Selective
- CMPE Special Content Elective
On-campus and online
ECE 20002 or ECE 20200 and PHYS 27200
Requisites by Topic:
Basic circuit analysis; elementary electromagnetics; elementary mechanics; calculus; MATLAB.
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. Topics: 1) Fundamental concepts related to the analysis of electromechanical devices; 2) Fundamentals and quantitative understanding of the operating principals of electromechanical devices; 3) some design considerations; 4) concentration on the physics, operating principals, and modeling.
- Electromechanical Motion Devices , 2nd Edition , P.C. Krause, O. Wasynczuk, S.D. Pekarek , IEEE/Wiley , 2012 , ISBN No. 978-1118296127
A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated an ability to:
- Analyze/design electromagnetic devices
- Explain principles of electromagnetic energy conversion
- Explain time-varying transformations
- Explain/analyze DC, brushless DC, and induction machines
- Analyze power converters for DC machines
|7||Magnetically coupled circuits|
|3||VR stepper motors|
|3||DC/DC power converters|
|5||Rotating MMF concepts|
|2||Reference frame theory|
|6||Brushless DC machines|
Homework, projects, exams (subject to change). An ABET exam will be given prior to the end of the term. Students must demonstrate mastery of all objectives on this exam. The ABET exam also serves to help the student prepare for the final exam.