Electrical Machines and Drive

Course Description

Electrical drive system, Solid state device and switching circuits. Different mechanical characteristics and loads. A 3-phase induction motor (construction, working principle, speed-torque characteristic, speed control and breaking methods), Conventional motor control, Dynamic modeling and field orientation of the 3-phase induction motor.


  • El-Sharkawi, Mohamed A. Fundamentals of electric drives. Cl-Engineering, 2000.‏    
  • Wildi, T., Electrical Machines, Drives and Power Systems, 5th/6th ed., 2002/2010, Prentice Hall.
  • Trzynadlowski, Andrzej M. Control  of Induction Motors. Academic press, 2000.‏‏

Lecture Time and Location:

Monday and Wednesday 12:30-13:45.  Wad Elharye B211.

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