Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6448 : INDUSTRIAL DRIVES {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. Monalisa Pattnaik


Introduction: Classification of Electric Drives, Requirements of Electric Drives, Some Applications. Converters and control: Phase controlled converters, Four quadrant operation, Choppers, AC to DC converters, DC motor drives: Speed-torque characteristics DC shunt, PMDC and series motors Dynamic model, Speed and position control methods. Inverters and PWM techniques: voltage source inverters, current source inverters, PWM techniques, sine-triangle comparison, harmonic elimination, hysteresis current controllers, space vector PWM. AC motor drives: d-q model of induction motor, constant flux speed control structure, vector control model, vector control structure.

Course Objectives

  1. Introduction to different types of drives and applications in various industries.
  2. To understand the modes of operation of a drive in various applications.

Course Outcomes

1.To enable the students identify the need and choice for various drives in industries.
2. Ability to design closed loop control schemes and to identify the use of drives in industries.

Essential Reading

  1. B. K. Bose, Modern Power Electronics and A.C. Drives, PHILearning Pvt. Ltd. , 2002
  2. R. Krishnan, Electric Motor Drives: Modeling, Analysis, and Control, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. , 2001

Supplementary Reading

  1. N. K. De and P. K. Sen, Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd. , 1999
  2. G. K. Dubey, Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, Narosa Publishing House , 2002