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ELEC-2913 - Motors & Controls for Electric Vehicles & Industrial Applications

ELEC-2913 - Motors & Controls for Electric Vehicles & Industrial Applications

This three credit course offered at Macomb Community College provides an introduction to alternating current (AC) motors, AC motor controls, and AC motor applications to battery electric and hybrid electric vehicles (BEVs and HEVs). Course topics include fundamental concepts of electricity and magnetism, AC motors, traction motors, AC synchronous permanent magnet motors, HEV/BEV energy storage and control systems, adjustable frequency drives, and modeling of various components associated with electric drive vehicles in MatLab and Simulink software. Included educational materials for this course are a syllabus and PowerPoint presentations. Homework assignments and exams are not included. This course is required as a part of MCC's Electric Vehicle Development Technology Certificate and the course outline is as follows: introduction to single-phase motors, motor operation theory, basic motor controls, introduction to three phase motors, three-phase motor controls, theory of operation for adjustable frequency drives, configuring drive parameters, simulation of parameters using MatLab software, and simulation of electric vehicle parameters using Simulink software.

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