ECE 568 - Modeling and Control of Electromechanical Systems

Official Description

Fundamental electrical and mechanical laws for derivation of machine models; simplifying transformations of variables in electrical machines; power electronics for motor control; time-scale separation; feedback linearization and nonlinear control as applied to electrical machines. Typical electromechanical applications in actuators, robotics, and variable speed drives. Course Information: Prerequisite: ECE 431 and ECE 515.

Prerequisites

Credit in ECE 431
Credit in ECE 515

Subject Area

Power and Energy Systems

Course Directors

Description

Fundamental electrical and mechanical laws for derivation of dynamic models of electrical machines; simplifying transformations for machine variables; power electronics for motor control; drive systems and basic control schemes; nonlinear control as applied to electrical machines, including feedback linearization and averaging techniques. Typical electromechanical applications in actuators, robotics, variable speed drive systems, electric and hybrid vehicles, and alternative energy systems.

Notes

Same as ME 565.

Topics

  • Advanced electromechanics: analysis of electrical machines, electrostatic machines, electromechanical sensors, harmonic effects
  • Examples of machines and their dynamic models: equations of dc machines, permanent magnet modeling, synchronous motors, Park's transformation, induction motors, general rotating transformations
  • Models and circuits for electrical drives: Drive system models for electrical and mechanical terminals, power electronics for control of electrical machines, drive control objectives, dynamic examples, ac motor control methods including field-oriented control, models of vehicle loads, models of windmills and other loads
  • Applied nonlinear system methods for drives: periodic system transformations, averaging theory, time-scale separation, variable-structure control applications, feedback linearization

Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Advanced electromechanics: analysis of electrical machines, electrostatic machines, electromechanical sensors, harmonic effects
  • Examples of machines and their dynamic models: equations of dc machines, permanent magnet modeling, synchronous motors, Park's transformation, induction motors, general rotating transformations
  • Models and circuits for electrical drives: Drive system models for electrical and mechanical terminals, power electronics for control of electrical machines, drive control objectives, dynamic examples, ac motor control methods including field-oriented control, models of vehicle loads, models of windmills and other loads
  • Applied nonlinear system methods for drives: periodic system transformations, averaging theory, time-scale separation, variable-structure control applications, feedback linearization

Same as ME 565.

Texts

Notes and current papers.

Recommended:
W. Leonhard, Control of Electrical drives, Springer-Verlag, 2001.
P. Krause, D. Wasynczuk, and S. D. Sudhoff, Analysis of Electric Machinery, IEEE Press, 2002.

Last updated

2/13/2013