Small Electric Motors and Servo Drives

Small Electric Motors and Servo Drives

Lecture + Exercise + Laboratory

This course is offered in English.

  • Fundamentals of electromagnetics, Maxwell’s equations, Biot-Savart law, Faraday’s law of induction, Lorentz force, fundamentals of electromechanical energy conversion.
  • Magnetic equivalent circuit for flux calculation in magnetic structures, Ampère’s law, permanent magnet materials, ferromagnetic materials, non-linear BH curves, hysteresis and eddy current losses.
  • Permanent magnet DC machines, externally excited DC machines, series machines, universal motors, equivalent circuits, operating point calculation, coil and shaft windings, armature reaction.
  • Fundamentals of the rotating field theory, three-phase synchronous machines, permanent magnet synchronous machines, brushless DC motors.
  • Basics of control of electric machines, basics of power electronic devices, pulse width modulation, basics of gearing and mechanical components in mechatronic systems, basics of sensory systems.
  • Design of a mechatronic device, biomechanical calculation, electromechanical drive calculation, selection of components.