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ELEC 2300 - Motors for Electric Vehicles & Industrial Applications

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ELEC 2913)

An introduction to A.C. motors and A.C. motor controls. Topics include: Fundamental concepts of electricity and magnetism, A.C. Motors, Traction Motors, A.C. Synchronous Permanent Magnet Motors, adjustable frequency drives, also MatLab and Simulink Modeling of various components associated with an electric vehicle.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the operation of AC motors.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the parts of an AC motor.
  2. Describe the function of a three phase induction motor.
  3. Describe the function of single phase motors.
  4. Describe the advantages of three phase induction motors over single phase motors.
  5. Describe the operation of a three phase motor as it applies to the electric vehicle.

Outcome 2:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to describe the operation of an adjustable frequency drive.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the components of an adjustable frequency drive.
  2. Explain the operation of an adjustable frequency drive.
  3. Configure the drive parameters.
  4. Explain the operation of a bi-directional power supply.

Outcome 3:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to design various parameters associated with an electric vehicle’s motors.

Objectives:

  1. Using MatLab software the student will be able to model battery, motor and drive parameters.
  2. Using MatLab software the student will be able to adjust in real time parameters associated with bi-directional power supply.
  3. Using Simulink software the student will be able to program in 3D various motor parameters and view these parameters.
  4. Using Simulink software the student will be able to modify various parameters of an electric vehicle and see in real time what these effects have on the system.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Orientation - Introduction to single-phase motors
  2. Motor Operation Theory
  3. Basic Motor controls
  4. Introduction to three phase motors
  5. Three phase motor controls
  6. Theory of Operation: Adjustable frequency drive
  7. Configuring drive parameters
  8. Simulation of parameters using MatLab software
  9. Simulation of electric vehicle parameters using Simulink software

Primary Faculty
Dulinski, Kenneth
Secondary Faculty
Seger, Jennifer
Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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