| ECE61000 - Energy ConversionFall 2015 Days/Time:
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To provide a basic background in static and electromechanical energy conversion devices; intended for students with interests in the control of electrical and electromechanical systems with applications to electric energy systems.Description:
Electric machines are a technology of choice in many modern energy conversion applications, including propulsion for hybrid-electric vehicles, wind energy generation, and flywheel energy storage systems. Interest in machines is steadily increasing due in large part to the flexibility of controls offered by modern computers and power electronic devices. In this course, the tools required for analysis and design of electromechanical energy conversion are developed. Upon completion of the course, a student?s engineering toolbox should contain 1) an understanding of the basic principles of static and electromechanical energy conversion, 2) methods to control static power converters, 3) knowledge of the use of reference frame theory applied to the analysis of rotating devices, 4) an understanding of the steady-state and dynamic characteristics of induction, permanent magnet synchronous, and wound-rotor synchronous machines, and 5) state variable analysis of electromechanical devices and converter supplied electromechanical drive systems.Topics Covered:
Basic background of static and electromechanical energy conversion; control of static power converters; Reference frame theory applied to the analysis of rotating devices; analysis and dynamic characteristics of electric machines; State variable analysis of electromechanical devices and converter supplied electromechanical drive systems.Prerequisites:
Graduate standing and undergraduate course in electromechanical energy conversion.Applied/Theory:
Weekly assignments will be given posted online and due the following week. Homeworks will be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.Projects:
Two one-hour exams and one final exam.Textbooks:
Required--Paul C. Krause, Oleg Wasynczuk, and Scott D. Sudhoff, "Analysis of Electric Machinery and Drive Systems," IEEE Press, 2002, ISBN 0-471-14326-X. Disclaimer: final textbook listings are available in April for fall and summer semesters. Please visit the Listing of Textbooks by College or School for the most up-to-date information.
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