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Electric Drive Applications

Module name (EN): Electric Drive Applications
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E906
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E906 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 9, optional course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
E805 Controlling Electrical Drive Systems

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Winternheimer

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to select and dimension a drive that is optimally suited to a problem. Application examples can be processed up to a complete quotation using project planning tools.

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Module content:
1. Overview of variable-speed drives:
  asynchronous motors, inverters, other variable-speed drives
2. Fluid flow machines:
  Basics: Saving energy, start-up time on the mains / on the inverter, braking and stopping possibilities, braking time; application examples compressor and fan
3. Constant torque drives:
  Basics: Conveyor technology, elevators, hoist and travel drives, 4-Q drive;  
4. Positioning and pulse drives:
  Basics: pulse drives, servo motors and inverters; Applications
5. Mechanical problems in drives
  Dual-mass transducer with elastic connection, loose
6. Plant design
  Planning tools: Pfad, Sikostart, SIDIM

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, CD „Siemens A&D Projektierungshilfe“, PC, video projector

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Recommended or required reading:

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