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Course Postgraduate
Semester Sem. I
Subject Code AVP615
Subject Title Control of AC Motor Drives


DC-AC Converters for control of AC Drives: Voltage Source Inverters, square wave operation, harmonic analysis, pulse width modulation (PWM) techniques, Space Vector PWM, Multilevel Inverters, Current Source Inverters.

Induction Motor Drives: Modeling of Induction Motors, Reference frame theory speed-torque characteristics, Scalar control of Induction Motors, closed-loop operation, Vector Control and field orientation, sensor- less control, flux observers, Direct torque and flux Control

Control of Synchronous Motors, Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors, Vector control of Synchronous motor.

Applications: Electric vehicles, Drives for space systems.

Text Books

Same as Reference


1. Paul C Krause, Oleg Wasynczuk, Scott D Sudhoff, Analysis of Electric Machinery and Drive System, Wiley Inter-science,

2. Leonhard W., Control of Electrical Drives, Springer-Verlag, 1985

3. Mohan, Undeland and Robbins, Power Electronics : Converters, Application and Design, John Wiley and Sons, 1989

4. Krishnan. R., Electric Motor drives: Modelling, Analysis and Control, Prentice Hall, March 2001.

5. B.K.Bose, Power Electronics and AC Drives, Prentice Hall.

6. Bin Wu, High Power Converters and AC Drives, IEEE Press