ECE 51012 - Electromechanics

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization(s):

Energy Sources and Systems

Counts as:
EE Advanced Selective
CMPE Special Content Elective

Normally Offered: Each Spring

(ECE 20002 or 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