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ELEC 343

Electromechanical energy conversion; linear actuators; torque/speed of rotating devices; reluctance, stepper, permanent-magnet, induction, brushless-DC motors and DC motors; actuator/motor drive circuits/controllers. Credit will only be given for one of ELEC 344, EECE 370, ELEC 342, EECE 374, or ELEC 343.

Course Structure

There will be 5 Lab Experiments. Laboratory experiments are an integral part of this course. In order to pass this course all students are required to attend, perform adequately and write reports for all experiments.

  • Lab 1 - Linear Solenoid Actuator
  • Lab 2 - PM Brushed DC Motors
  • Lab 3 - Stepper Motors
  • Lab 4 - PM Syn. and Brushless DC Motors
  • Lab 5 - Induction Motors & VFDs


P. C. Krause, O. Wasynczuk, Electromechanical Motion Devices, McGraw-Hill, 1989 ISBN: 0-07-035494-4


ONE of
ELEC 202 - Circuit Analysis II
ELEC 302 - Electronic Circuits for Electromechanical Design

This course is taught by Sina Chiniforoosh [2013 Winter]




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