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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ECE 459 - Electric and Hybrid Drive Systems

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Introduction to electric drives and their applications including mobile robots, electric vehicles, plug-in EV and hybrid EV. Brush and brushless DC, AC synchronous and induction, stepper motors. Load torque-speed-current profile, losses. Power processing units, dc-dc converters, H-bridges, 3-phase inverters. Clarke and Park transform, field oriented control, pulse width modulation and space vector modulation. Torque, speed and position control synthesis and analysis. Battery types, state-of-charge models, heat issues. Regenerative braking, alternative energy. Computer simulation and visualization of principles. With laboratory.
Prerequisite(s): ECE 429.



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