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Applications of Electrical Drive Systems

Module name (EN): Applications of Electrical Drive Systems
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E922
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+2U (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Project work

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E922 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
Dipl.-Ing. Johannes Mertes

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Learning outcomes:
After completing this module students will be in a position to select and to dimension the most suitable drive for a specific problem. Students will learn to use project planning tools to process example applications right through to the final bid preparation stage.

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Module content:
Overview of variable-speed drives:
Induction motors, converters, inverters and other variable-speed drives
Pumps, compressors and turbines:
Basics:  Energy saving, starting times when connected to the main power supply and when connected to a converter, braking and stopping, braking times; examples: compressors and fans
Constant torque drives:
Basics: Conveyor technology, lifts and elevators, hoists and travelling drives, 4Q drives; examples
Positioning and stepper drives:
Basics: Stepper drives, selecting servo motors and converters; examples
Mechanical problems with drives:
Elastically coupled dual-mass oscillator, backlash
Project planning:
Project 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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