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ELE307 Electric Drives

Course description for academic year 2023/2024

Contents and structure

The course deals with  electric motor drives. The following themes are included:

  • Power converters for motors.
  • DC motor Drifter
  • Control of Electric Machines
  • Asynchronous motor drives

Learning Outcome

Knowledge: After completing the course, the candidate should be able to:

  • Develop the mathematical model and control algorithm of DC motor and asynchronous motor.
  • design power inverter and motor for motor system.
  • Know how to build electric drive system.

Skills: After completing the course, the candidate should be able to design and construct optimal and reliable motor drive systems.

General competence: The candidate shall have competence in the development and implementation of the motor drive system and its control system.

Entry requirements


Recommended previous knowledge

ELE 119 Power Electronics or similar course

Teaching methods

Lectures, homework and self-study

Compulsory learning activities

1 obligatory assignments must be approved for taking the exam.


Oral exam. 30 minuter for each candidate. Grading scale is A-F where F is fail.

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