Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Laboratory
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in (ECE 3510 OR ME EN 5200 OR ME EN 6200 OR CH EN 4203) AND (Full Major status in Electrical Engineering OR Computer Engineering).
Description
Meets with ECE 5670. Principles of operation, mathematical models, and control techniques for electric motors. Types of motors include brush DC motors, stepper motors, synchronous motors, induction motors, and brushless DC motors. Topics covered: steady-state and dynamic characteristics, torque limits and field weakening operation, characteristics under voltage and current sources, open-loop and closed-loop control of position and velocity, and field-oriented operation for AC motors. Graduate students only. Extra work.