ELEC 3005 Electrical Drives
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300070
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Description Through practical laboratory exercises students will analyse and evaluate electrical machines and drives. They will examine various types of electrical motors and drive systems, their applications and control. They will also study various types of speed control, starting and braking systems and dynamics.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Electrical And Electronic Engineering And Technology
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Pre-requisite(s) ELEC 3006
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Analyse various types of electrical drive systems.
- Evaluate recent developments in the control of electric drive systems.
- Apply various drive systems to different applications.
Introduction to machine drives. Principal characteristics and requirements. Basic Components of an Electric Drive System.
D.C. motors. Circuit representation. Speed-torque characteristics.
Speed Control of D.C motors
Induction motors. Circuit representation. Speed-torque characteristics.
Speed control of Induction Motors: voltage control, slip-energy recovery, speed control by inverters, frequency and Voltage/Frequency Control.
Power electronic devices and basic power converters.
Three-phase naturally commutated bridge circuit
Braking of Electrical Motors: Regenerative, Dynamics and counter-current braking.
Dynamics of DC and Induction Motors
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Intra-session Exam||1.5 hours||25||N||Individual|
|Practical||3 hours (per practical)||20||Y||Individual|
|Final Exam||2 hours||55||N||Individual|
Sydney City Campus - Term 2 (2023)
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Sydney City Campus - Term 1 (2024)
Subject Contact Jamal Rizk Opens in new window