BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
MESRA: RANCHI
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
COURSE STRUCTURE OF ME PROGRAMME
POWER ELECTRONICS SPECIALIZATION
COMMON COURSES
Course No.
Course
Unit
THEORY
MEE 1001
Modern Control Theory
1.0
MEE 1003
Digital Signal Processing
1.0
MEE 1005
Advanced Electrical Machines
1.0
MEE 1007
Power Electronics
1.0
MEE 1009
Project Engineering & Management
1.0
MEE 2001
Soft Computing Techniques
1.0
MEE 2003
Optimization in Engineering Design
1.0
MEE 2005
Advanced Microprocessors
1.0
MEE 2007
Computer Aided Control System Design
1.0
MEE 2009
Machine Electronics
1.0
MEE 2011
System Approach to Management
1.0
SESS
IONAL
/LABORORY
MEE 1002
Control System Laboratory
0.5
MEE 1004
Digital Signal Processing Laboratory
0.5
MEE 1006
Electrical Machine Laboratory
0.5
MEE 2010
Industrial Electronics Appli.& Design Ses
s.
0.5
MEE 2014
Seminar in Electrical Engineering
0.5
SPECIALIZATION COURSES
THEORY
MEE 1051
Advanced Power Electronics
1.0
MEE 1053
Power Electronics S
ystem Design
1.0
MEE 1055
Dynamic Analysis of Electrical Machines
1.0
MEE 1057
Programmable Embedded System
1.0
MEE 1059
Chaos, Fractals and Dynamical System
1.0
MEE 1061
Soft Computing Techniques in Power Electronics
1.0
MEE 2051
Advanced DSP Architecture & its Programming
1.0
MEE 2053
Cont
rol of Electrical Drives
1.0
MEE 2055
Power Electronics Applications
1.0
MEE 2057
Modelling and Simulation of Power Electronics System
1.0
MEE 2059
Application of Po
wer Electronics in Power System
1.0
MEE 2061
Renewable Source of Electrical Energy
1.0
SESSIONAL
/LABORORY
MEE 1058
VLSI & Embedded Circuit Design Lab.
0.5
MEE 2052
DSP Hardware and Interfacing Lab.
0.5
MEE 2064
Advanced Machine Lab.
0.5
Structure:
1
st
Semester (6 Units)
Common Courses (Theory)
2.0
Common Courses (Laboratory)
1.0
Specialized Courses (Theory)
3.0
2
nd
Semester (6 Units)
Common Courses (Theory)
2.0
Specialized Courses (Theory)
3.0
Specialized Courses (Laboratory)
1.0
3
RD
Semester (3 Units)
MEE 3001
Thesis
3.0
4
TH
Semester (5 Units)
MEE 3001
Thesis
5.0
Total Units
20.0
MEE 1001 MODERN CONTROL THEORY
1.
Introduction
Systems, modelling, analysis and control, continuous

time and discrete

time.
(2)
2.
State Variable Descriptions
Introduction, concept of state, state equa
tions for dynamic sys
tems, state diagrams.
(3)
3.
Physical Systems & State Assignments
Linear continuous

time and discrete

time models, non

linear models, local
linearisation of non

linear model.
(5)
4.
Solution of State Equations
Existence a
nd uniqueness of solution, linear time

invariant continuous

time state
equations, linear discrete

time
state equations.
(6)
5.
Controllability & Observability
Concept of controllability & observability, controllability and observability tests for
continuous

time systems, controllability and observability of discrete

time systems,
canonical forms o
f state models.
(10)
6.
State models and input

output descriptions
Input

output maps from state model and vice

versa, transfer matrix, output
c
ontrollability, reducibility.
(6)
7.
Stability
Stability concepts; liapunov stability analysis of linear time

invariant and time

varying systems.
(5)
8.
Modal Control
Introduction, Effect of state feedback on controllability and observabilit
y, pole
placement by state feedback; Full order observers, Reduced

order observers; deadbeat
control by state feedback, de
adbeat observers.
(8)
References
:
1. Modern Control System Theory by M. Gopal
2. Linear Systems by Thomas Kailath.
3. Mode
rn Control Engg. by K. Ogata.
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MEE 1003 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
Module

1
Introduction : Discrete time systems, Discrete time signals, Analysis of discrete

time linear
time invariant systems, Difference equation description.
(4)
Module

2
Z

transform, Properties of Z

transform, Invention of Z

transform, One

side Z

transform,
Solution of difference equation, Zury's test for stability, Rational Z

transform, Digital filter
structures : Direct form I & II, Cascade, Parallel and ladder real
izations.
(5)
Module

3
Frequency domain analysis, Discrete fourier transform (DFT), Properties of DFT, Inverse
DFT, Inter relationship with z

transform and Hilbert

transforms, Discrete Hilbert transform,
FFT algorithms

Decimation in time and decimation
in frequency.
(9)
Module

4
Filter function approximation and transforms: Review of approximation of ideal analog filter
response.
IIR filter: Designs based on analog filter approximation impulse invariant, Bilinear
transformation, Direct design of IIR fi
lters, Time domain design techniques. Buttorworth,
Chebyshev type I & II, Elliptical filters.
(8)
Module

5
Properties and design of FIR filters: Properties, Design techniques

window technique,
Frequency sampling comparison of IIR and FIR filters.
(4)
M
odule

6
Multirate digital signal processing, Introduction, Decimation by factor D, I sampling rate
conversion by a rational factor I/D.
(6)
Module

7
Introduction to continuous discrete and fast wavelet transforms.
(6)
Text Books
1.
John G. Proakis
, Dimitris G. Mamalakis, Digital Signal Processing, Principles, Algorithms and
Applications
2.
Alan V. Oppenheim Ronald W. Schafer, Digital Signal Processing, PHI, India.
Reference Book
1.
Antonious, Digital Filter Design, Mc

Graw

Hill International Editions.
2.
Wavelate Transform, S. Rao.
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MEE 1005 ADVANCED ELECTRICAL MACHINES
Module

1
REVIEW OF SYMMETRICAL COMPONENTS
: Positive, Negative and Zero Sequence Systems;
Resolution of Voltages, Currents and Static Voltage, Current and Power from Symmetrica
l
Components.
INDUCTION MOTORS
:
Module

2
Impedances: Positive and Negative Sequence Impedance their Experimental Determination.
Harmonic Field Effects in a Three Phase Induction Motor: Harmonics M.HF’s and Flumes; Influence
of Harmonic Flux on
the Torque Speed Characteristics; Parasitic Torque; Asynchronous Parasitic
Torque (Dips in Torque Slip Characteristics): Means to reduce Parasitic Torques; Choice of Stator
and Rotor Slots.
Module

3
Operation of Three Phase Induction Motor under Unbal
anced Conditions: Unbalanced Voltage across
Stator Terminals; Short Circuit Stator or Rotor Phase.
Operation of two phase induction Motor under Unbalanced Conditions: Unsymmetrical Stator
Winding with Balanced and Unbalanced Conditions Voltages; Symmetrica
l Stator Winding with one
Stator Phase Open ; Derivation of Equivalent Circuit of a Single phase Induction Motor.
Module

4
TRANSFORMERS
:
Transient Phenomena: Switching in Phenomena; Sudden Short Circuit Current; Over Voltages;
Protection against surges.
Module

5
Mechanical Forces : Radial Forces; Balanced and Unbalanced Axial Forces; Calculation of Forces in
Core Type and Shell Type Transformers; Cumulative effect of Short Circuit Stresses.
Module

6
SYNCHRONOUS GENERATORS:
Direct and Quadrature Axis R
eactance; Transient and Subtransient Reactance; Negative and Zero
sequence Reactances. Three Phase, Two Phase, Single Phase and Double Line to Neutral Steady State
Short Circuit.
Module

7
Sudden Short Circuit, Transient Currents and Computation of Transi
ent and Sub Transient
Reactances.
Experimental determination of Direct Axis Reactances, Quadrature Axis Reactances; Transient
Reactances; Subtransient Reactances; Negative Sequence Reactances.
Books recommended
1.
Wagner,
C.F. and Evans, R.D., ‘Symme
trical Components’ McGraw Hill Book Company Inc.,
New York.
2.
Garik,
M.L. and Whipple,
C.C., ‘
Alternating Current Machines’, D.Van Nostrand Company,
Inc.
New York.
3.
Vasutinsky,
S.
B.,
‘
Principles Operation and Design of Power Transformer’, P.S.G.
College of
T
echnology, Coimbatore.
4.
Join,
C.C. 'Design Operation and Testing of Synchronous Machines’, Asian Publishing House,
New Delhi.
5.
Holler,
B.,
and Gamata,
V., ‘
Harmonics Field Effects in Induction Machines’, Elsevier
Scientific Publishing Company, New York.
6.
P.
L.
Alger

Induction Motors.
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MEE 1007 POWER ELECTRONICS
Module

1
Characteristics of modern semiconductor power devices:
Gate Turn

off Thyristor (GTO), Power
Bipolar Transistor, Power MOSFET, Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT), S
tatic Induction
Thyristor (SIT), FET

BJT Combination Switch, MOS

Controlled Thyristor, Power Integrated Circuit
(PIC), Protection Circuit.
(7)
Module

2
Linear voltage regulator:
DC Voltage Regulator, Linear Regulator, Series Regulator, IC
V
oltage Regulator, 3

Terminal & 4

Terminal Negative Voltage Regulator, 4

Terminal Positive
Regulator, Adjustable 3 and 4

Terminal Regulators, Dual Voltage Regulators, Current Regulator
.
(7)
Module

3
Switching Regulators:
Introduction, Circuit Scheme, Bas
ic Switching Regulator, Minimum Load
Current and Critical Inductance, Determination of Filter Inductance, Determination of Filter
Capacitor, Transistor Switching Losses, Free Wheel Diode Losses, Filter Inductor Losses, Thermal
Analysis, Positive Switching
Regulator Using IC,
Negative Switching Regulator Using IC, Electrical
Isolation in Switching Regulator, Optoelectronic Coupler
.
(7)
Module

4
Resonant Converter:
Basic Series Resonant Inverter, Series Resonant Inverters with Unidirectional
Switches and
Anti Parallel Diodes, Frequency

Domain Analysis of Series Resonant Converter,
Parallel Link Capacitor Load Series Resonant Converter.
(6)
Module

5
Frequency

Domain Analysis of Parallel Link Capacitor Load SRC, Quasi

Resonant Converter,
Control Scheme
for Zero Voltage Switching, Zero Current Switching, Quasi

Resonant Converter.
(6)
Module

6
Uniterruptible Power Supply:
Normal Disturbances in Commercial Power Supply, Power
Conditioners Other Than UPS, Isolation Transformer, AC Voltage Regulator, Bl
ock Diagram of Tap
Changer Regulator, Introducti
on to Ferro Resonant Regulator.
(6)
Module

7
Transient Suppressors, Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
and Their Suppression, Schematic Diagram of OFF

line and ON

li
ne UPS
Introduction to
PLC and its
application
(6)
Text Book
1.
M.D. Singh & K.B. Khanchandani, Power Electronics, TMH, Delhi, 2001.
2.
P.C. Sen, Power Electronics Tata McGraw Hill.
References
1.
V.R. Moorthi, Power Electronics, Device, Circuit and Indus
trial Applications, Oxford University
Press, Delhi, 2005.
2.
M.H. Rashid, ‘Power Electronics’ Pearson Education, 2nd Edition, Singapore,2002.
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MEE 1009 PROJECT ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT
1.
Introduction: Foundations of Project Management, Project Li
fe Cycle, The Project
Environment, Project Selection, Project Proposal, Project Scope, Work Breakdown Structure.
2.
Network Scheduling, Critical Path Method, Program Evaluation & Review Technique,
Planning and Scheduling of Activity Networks, Assumptions
in PERT Modelling, Time

cost
Trade

offs, Linear Programming and Network Flow Formulations, PERT/COST Accounting.
3.
Scheduling with limited resources, Resource Planning, Resource Allocation, Project
Schedule Compression, Project Scheduling Software, Prece
dence Diagrams, Decision CPM,
Generalized Activity Networks, GERT.
4.
Estimation of Project Costs, Earned Value Analysis, Monitoring Project Progress, Project
Appraisal and Selection, Recent Trends in Project Management
Reference:
1.
Engineering Project Management

N. J. Smith
2.
Project Management for Business and Engineering, Second Edition: Principles and
Practice

John M. Nicholas
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MEE 2001 SOFT COMPUTI
NG TECHNIQUES
Module

1
Introduction:
Background, uncertainty and imprecision, statistics and random processes,
uncertainty in Information. Fuzzy sets and membership, chance versus ambiguity, fuzzy control from
an industrial perspective, Knowledge based
systems for process control, knowledge based controllers,
knowledge representation in knowledge based controllers.
Mathematics of Fuzzy Control :
Classical sets, Fuzzy sets, Properties of fuzzy sets, operations on
fuzzy sets. Classical relations and fu
zzy relations

cartesian product, crisp relation, Fuzzy relations,
Tolerance and Equivalence Relations, Fuzzy tolerance and equivalence relations, operation on fuzzy
relations, The extension principle.
Module

2
Membership Function:
Features of memb
ership functions, standard forms and boundaries,
Fuzzyification, Membership value assignment.
Fuzzy

to

Crisp conversions:
Lambda

cuts for fuzzy sets, Lambda

cuts for fuzzy relations.
Defuzzification Methods
Classical logic and fuzzy logic:
Cl
assical predicate logic, Fuzzy logic, Approximate reasoning,
Fuzzy tantologies, Contradictions, Equivalence, and Logical proofs, Implication operation,
Composition operation.
Module

3
Fuzzy Rule

Based Systems:
Natural languages, Linguistic Hedg
es, Rule based systems
Graphical Techniques of Inference
Fuzzy knowledge based controller (FKBC) Design Parameters:
The structure of a FKBC,
Rule base, Data base, Inference Engine, Choke of Fuzzyification procedure, Choice of
Defuzzification proce
dure.
Nonlinear Fuzzy Control :
Introduction, The control problem, The FKBC as a nonlinear transfer
element, types of FKBC.
Module

4
Introduction :
Structure and foundation of Single Neuron, Neural Net Architectures, Neural Learning
Applicatio
n, Evaluation of Networks, Implementation.
Supervised Learning

Single Layer Networks, Perceptions, Linear saparability, Perception, Training
algorithms, Guarantee of success, Modifications.
Module

5
Multilayer Networks

Multilevel discriminat
ion, preliminaries, backpropagation algorithm, setting
the parameter values, Accelerating the learning process, Applications, RBF Network.
Module

6
Unsupervised learnings

Winner take all networks, learning vector quantizers, ART, Topologically
ortanis
ed networks.
Associative Models

Non

iterative procedures for Association, hopfield networks,
Module

7
Discussion of Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic Application in areas of Power Electronics and motor
control.
Text Books
1.
“An Introduc
tion to Fuzzy Control”, Dr. Driankov, H. Hellendoorn, & M. Reinfran, Narosa
Publishing House (ISBN 81

7319

069

0).
2. Fuzzylogic with Engineering Applications

Timothy J. Ross, McGraw

Hill International Editions.
3. Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy logic: Theory and
Applications

George J. Klir and Bo. Yuan, Prentice

Hall
of India Private Limited.
References:
1. Neural Networks: A Comprehensive Foundation

Siman Haykin, IEEE, Press, MacMillan, N.Y.
1994.
2. Elements of Artificial Neural Networks

Kishan Mehrot
ra, Chilakuri K. Mohan, Sanjay Ranka
(Penvam International Publishing (India))
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MEE 2003 OPTIMIZATION IN ENGINEERING DESIGN
Module

1
INTRODUCTION
Optimal problem formulation, Design variables constraints, Objective function, Variable
bounds, Engineerin
g optimization problems, Optimiz
ation algorithms.
(4)
Module

2
SINGLE

VARIABLE OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHM
Optimality Criteria, Bracketing methods: Exhaustive search methods, Region

Elimination
methods; Interval halving method, Fibonacci search method,
Point

estimation method;
Successive quadratic estimation method.
(5)
Module

3
Gradient

based methods : Newton

Raphson method, Bisection method, Secant method,
Computer programmes.
(5)
Module

4
MULTIVARIABLE OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHM
Optimality
criteria, Unidirectional search, Direct search methods: Evolutionary optimization
method, Simplex search method, Hook
e

Jeeves pattern search method.
(5)
Module

5
Gradient based methods: Cauchy’s (Steepest descent) method, Newton
’s method.
(8)
Module

6
CONSTRAINED OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHM
Chara
cteristics of a constrained problem. Direct methods: The complex method, Cutting
plane method, Indirect method: Transformation Technique, Basic approach in the penalty
function method, Interior penalty function me
tho
d, Convex method.
(8)
Module

7
NONTRADITIONAL OPTIMIZATION ALGORITHM
Genetic Algorithm, Working principles, GAs for constrained optimization, Other GA
operators, Advanced GAs, Differences between GAs and traditional methods, Computer
programmes.
Si
mulated anneating method, working princ
iples, Computer programmes.
(10)
Books Recommended
1. Optimization for Engineering Design

Kalyanmoy Deb.
2. Optimization Theory and Applications

S.S. Rao.
3. Analytical Decision Making in Engineering Des
ign

Siddal.
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MEE 2005 ADVANCED MICROPROCESSORS
Module

1
Introduction to 16/32 bit

processors with special reference to INTEL, MOTOROLA and
INMOS/
transputer processors.
(4)
Module

2 & 3
A study of 16/32 bit processor family 8088/8086
/till 80386: Architecture, Programming,
Program development for typical applications. Assemblers, assembler directives, programme
debugging and implementation. Design and programme implementation for MS

DOS
environment, : PC based real time application ori
ented programming

with examples.
(12)
Module

4
Hardware designs based on Intel family chips. A study of typical PC implementations with
detailed study of all VLSI chips.
(8)
Module

5
A study of Motorola 68000 family, Architecture, Programm
ing, Programme development,
Assemblers, Emulation,
Simulation, Real time trace.
(8)
Module

6
Simulation of hardware for programme development, Simulation of Key boards, CRT
display, floppy drive, hard discs and printers.
(6)
Module

7
Design of
a typical system, with a detailed study of supporting peripheral chips.
(7)
Books recommended
:
1. M
otorola Manufactures data sheet
2. INTEL Manufactures data sheet.
3. Osborne Series for details of Instruction set
4. Memory Design Hand books.
Mo
st of the design and programming data have to be obtained only from manufactures
data sheet.
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MEE 2007 COMPUTER AIDED CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN
Module

1
Review of Numerical Methods & Development of Subroutines to
:
Determine the polynomial
from the roots, find the roots of a polynomial with real
coefficients, multiply two polynomials, find the quotient of two polynomials, and obtain the
partial fraction expansion of the ratio of two polynomials.
Module

2
Find determinant, inverse, charac
teristic polynomial, eigen values, state transition matrix,
resolvent matrix of a given square matrix.
Solve a set of first order coupled differential equations.
Module

3
Transfer Function Methods
:
Digital computer computation of Bode a
nd Nyqu
ist diagrams, root locus
Module

4
State Variable Methods
:
Digital computer computation of time response, state variabl
e feedback sensitivity analysis
Module

5
Series compensation, multi

input, multi

output, decoupling.
Module

6
Non

Linear System
:
Digital computer com
putation of describing function
Module

7
Optimal Control
:
Introduction to digital computer solut
ion of optimal control problems
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MEE 2009 MACHINE ELECTRONICS
Module

1
Introduct
ion to semiconductor devices and modern devices.
Review of V

I characteristic, Two transistor analogy, Series and Parallel operation, Rating
and Dynamic characteristic of Thyristor, UJT and consine firing, Gate characteristic,
Protection circuit, Various t
ype of commutation circuit.
(6)
Module

2
IGBT : Introduction, Darlinton Pair Trangistor, Structure, I

V characteristic, Model,
Switching loss with registive and inductive load, SOA, Rating
and application.
(6)
Module

3
Three and six pulse p
hase controlled rectifiers with R.L. and E load and free wheeling diode
semiconverters, Discontinuous and continuous current, Performance of convertors, Dual and
twelve pulse convertors series converters. Power factor improvement employing natural and
forc
ed commutation.
(6)
Module

4
Single phase and three phase inverters, Half bridge and full bridge invertors, CSI and PWM
invertors, Realization of PWM inverters. Harmonic reduction series and parallel resonant
inverters.
(6)
Module

5
Chopper : Various types of choppers, Voltage and current commutation in chopper circuit,
Morgan and Jones Chopper, Multiphase chopper, Speed co
ntrol of dc motor.
(7)
Module

6
Three phase AC voltage controller and Three phase to three phase cycloconve
rter, inputs and
outputs performance of cycloconverters.
(7)
Module

7
Vector control Induction motor, Direct torque control of induction motor, Induction heating,
Brushless dc motor,
(7)
Text Book
:
1.
M.D. Singh and K.B. Khanchandani, Power Electro
nics, TMH, 2001.
2.
S.N. Singh, A Text Book of Power Electronics; Dhanpat Rai and Co, Delhi, 1999.
Reference Book
:
1.
M.H. Rashid, ‘Power Electronics’ Pearson Education, 2nd Edition, Singapore,
2002.
2.
M.P. Kazmier Kowski, R. Krishnan and F. Blaabjerg, Control in
Power Electronics,
Academic Press, 2002.
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MEE 2011 SYSTEM APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT
Overview of marketing, finance, personnel and production functions, Basic concepts &
Principles
Commonality of planning, organizing and control across functions
S
ystem theories, integrated management decisions, system dynamics and control theory
applications in management Organization design and restructuring, strategic management
issues
Strategic Issues in Marketing, Finance, Production Functions New Issues in con
temporary
management, Global Organizations / Technology Driven Enterprises
Reference Books:
1.
Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling
–
Harold
2
.
The Systems Thinking Approach to Strategic Planning and Management

Stephen
Haines
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MEE 1051
ADVANCED POWER ELECTRONICS
1.
Introduction:
Power Electronic Devices: Diodes, Transistors, Thyristors, MOSFET and IGBT
,IGCT,
IGET etc.

operating principle, Static, dynamic and thermal characteristics, Data sheet
ratings,
gate drive circuits;
(5)
Switched Mode Power Supply
:
Forward and flyback converter circuit, operation, waveforms analysis, small signal analysi
s
of DC

DC converters and closed loop con
trol.
(6)
3.
Resonant DC

DC converters
: Operating principle, waveforms analysis, switching
trajectory and losses and control.
(4)
4.
PWM inverter modulation strategies
:
Sine wave with third harmo
nic, space vector modulation and predictive current control
techniques, Dynamic braking circuit, input side bidirectional power flow requirement for
regeneration, Dual thyristo
r bridge and PWM rectifier.
(8)
5.
AC

AC Converter
:
Cycloconverters: Circuit,
operating principle, control, harmonics , power factor and
applications; Non

drive application of power electronic converters:
Matrix Converter: circuit and its operation and w
aveform analysis.
(8)
6.
Multi

level inverter
:
Basic topology and wavefo
rm, improvement in harmoni
cs and high voltage application;
(8)
7.
Introduction to application oriented chips
:
Industrial PWM driver chips for power supplies such as UC 3843, 3825 or equivalent;
Industrial gate driver chips for PWM voltage source inverters
with isolation and protection
circuits. Intelligent power modules.
(8)
Reference Books:
1.
Electric Motor Drives

R. Krishnan
2.
Modern Power Electronics & Drives

B.K.Bose
3.
Power Electronics: converter, application & design

N. Mohan, T.N.Undiland &
Robins
4.
Power Electronics, circuits, devices &Apllications

M.H.Rashid
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MEE 1053
POWER ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS DESIGN
Design of passive components
: transformer, inductor, and different filter circuit. overview of
power electronics industry, Power Conv
ersion Electronics, System Approach for different
power electronics conversion devices.
(4)
Application Oriented Chip overview
Industrial PWM driver chips for power supplies such as UC 3843, 3825 or equivalent;
Industrial gate driver chips for PWM
voltage source inverters with isolation and protection
circuits. Intelligent power modules.
(7)
AC/DC Converter Design
AC/DC Converter, I phase half converter, full converter, semi converter, three phase half
converter, full converter. Different sc
hemes of firing.
(6)
DC/DC Converter Design
Different step down Chopper Circuits, Current Commuted Chopper, Voltage Commuted
Chopper, Different Commutation Circuits., Buck

boost converter, Fly back Converter.
Resonant DC

DC converters, Different schemes
of firing
(9)
DC/ AC Converter Design
Single phase half , full and three phase square wave inverters.
(5)
Switched Mode Power Supply
Introduction, building blocks of typical high frequency switching power supply, ancillary,
supervisory an
d peripheral Circuits.
(8)
Power Integrated Circuits, Power Hybrids, and Intelligent power module
(6)
Reference books:
1.
Power Electronics System Design Handbook
—
N. Kularatna EDN Series for Design
Enginners
2.
Low power Electronics design
–
Christian Piguetmagnetic core selection for
transformer and inductors
—
Colonel William T. Malyman, William T. Malyman,
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MEE 1055
DYNAMIC ANALYSIS OF ELECTRICAL MACHINES
1.
Principles of electromagnetic energy conversion
:
General expression of stor
ed magnetic energy, co

energy and force/torque, example using
single and doubly excited system; Calculation of air gap mmf and per phase machine
inductance using physical machine data; Voltage and torque equation of dc machine,
three phase symmetrical indu
ction machine and salient pole synchronous machines in
phase variable form.
(8)
2.
Introduction to reference frame theory:
Static and rotating reference frames, transformation relationships, examples using static
symmetrical three phase R, R

L, R

L

E circuits, application of reference frame theory to
three phase symmetrical induction and sy
nchronous machines.
(7)
3.
Dynamic d

q Model analysis
:
Dynamic direct and quadrature axis model in arbitrarily rotating reference frames,
voltage and torque equati
ons, derivation of steady state phasor relationship from dynamic
model, generalized theory of rotating electrical machine.
(8)
4.
Determination of synchronous machine dynamic equivalent circuit parameters
: standard
and derived machine time constants, freque
ncy response test; Analysis and dynamic
modeling of two phase asymmetrical induction machine and single phase induction
machine;
(8)
5.
Permanent magnet synchronous machine
:
Surface permanent magnet (square and sinusoidal back emf type) and interior
permanent
magnet machines , construction, operating principle and true synchronous characteristics,
dynamic modeling and self controlled operation;
(8)
6.
Analysis of Switch Reluctance Motors and Stepper Motors
: design trade

off and basic
operating characte
ristics, Logic circuit for open loop & closed loop operation; modeling
and dynamic analysis of stepper motor
s.
(6)
Reference Book:
1.
Generalized Theory of Electrical machines

Dr. P.S.Bimbhra
2.
Generalized Theory of AC Machines

B. Adkins & R.G. Harley
3.
Electric Machinery

A.R. Fitzgrald
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MEE 1057
PROGRAMMABLE EMBEDDED SYSTEM
Introduction to Embedded Systems:
Embedded Systems Hardware: Processors

Digital Signal Processors, Microcontrollers.
(10)
Special Purpose Processors, I/O devices, int
erfacing and control

Analog I/O, Digital I/O,
Bus I/O, Serial and Network I/O, Memory, Power and Display Devices

Reconfigurable and
Custom Logic Devices, System Hardware Design Case Study.
(10)
Embedded Systems Software: Introduction to Operating Syst
ems, Real Time Operating
Systems, and Device Drivers.
(8)
Embedded Systems Application Design and Programming Environments : System
Specification and Modelling, Programming, Simulation and Verification, Performance
Analysis and Optimisation.
(8)
Application:
Selected Application Case Studies from areas such as : Instrumentation and Signal Processing
Systems, Control and Actuation Systems, Power Electronic Drive Systems etc; Embedded
Systems Testing
(9)
Reference Books:
1.
Real

Time Concepts for Embedded Systems

Qing Li and Caroline Yao
2.
Embedded Systems Architecture: A Comprehensive Guide for Engineers and
Programmers (Embedded Technology)

Tammy Noerga
ard
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MEE 1059
CHAOS, FRACTALS AND DYNAMICAL SYSTEM
Introduction. Modelling of dynamical system: Differential equations and difference
equations.
(9)
Stable, unstable and chaotic systems; Examples from electrical, mechanical and fl
uid

dynamic systems.
(8)
Chaos in feedback systems. Types of attractions : Point, periodic, quasiperiodic and strange
attractors. Pathways to chaos. Poincare section, Feigenbaum’s universality constants,
Liapunov exponents.
(10)
Geometry of fractals; Cha
otic dynamics on fractals; Hausdorff, correlation, information and
Liapunov dimensions.
(9)
Characterization of attractors from experimental data. Basins of attraction and basin
boundaries. Applications in engineering systems.
(9)
Reference Book
s:
1.
Fractal Calculus (Defunct.Chaos & Dynamical Systems)
–
Harrison
2.
Chaos

Kathleen T. Alligood, Tim D. Sauer, and James A. Yorke
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MEE 1061
SOFT COMPUTING TECHNIQUES IN POWER
ELECTRONICS
Module

1
Introduction to Soft Computing Techniques, Advantages. Fuzzy Logic

Background, Uncertainty
and Imprecision, Uncertainty in information, Knowledge based systems for process control,
Knowledge based controllers, Mathematics of
fuzzy control, Classical sets, Fuzzy sets, Properties of
fuzzy sets, Operations on fuzzy sets, Classical relations and fuzzy relations.
(5)
Module

2
Fuzzy Logic

Background, Uncertainty and imprecision, Uncertainty in information, Fuzzy sets
and
membership functions, Knowledge based systems for process control, Knowledge based controllers,
Classical sets to Fuzzy sets, Properties of fuzzy sets, Operation on fuzzy sets, Classical relations and
fuzzy relations.
(7)
Module

3
Membersh
ip Function

Features of membership function, Standard forms, Fuzzification, Membership
value assignment, Fuzzy to crisp conversions,

cuts for fuzzy sets,

cut for fuzzy relations,
Defuzzification methods.
(7)
Module

4
LMS Algorit
hm : Wiener

Hopf equations steepest descent search method, LMS algorithm, Adaline,
Learning curve.
Supervised and Unsupervised Learning : Multilayer perceptrons, Backpropagation algorithm, XOR
problem, Training modes, Introduction to unsupervised learning,
Simple competitive learning.
(10)
Module

5
Application of Neural Network for power electronics System performance optimization.
(5)
Module

6
Application of Fuzzy for vector torque control, Direct torque control, sliding mode c
ontrol.
(6)
Module

7
Application of Genetic Algorithm and Simulated Annealing for power electronics system
optimization.
(5)
Text Books
:
1.
Neural Networks

Simon Heykin
2.
Optimization for Engineering Design

Kalyanmoy Deb.
3.
Power E
lectronics hand book, devices, circuit, and applications
—
M. H. Rashid
4.
Artificial
–
Intelligence base Electrical machine and drives
–
Peter. Vas
Reference Books
:
1.
Fuzzy Sets and Fuzzy Logic

G. J. Klir/ B. Yuan
2.
Artificial Neural Networks

K. Mehrotra,
Mohan, S. Ranka
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MEE 2053
CONTROL OF ELECTRICAL DRIVES
1.
Introduction to Electrical Drives
:
Drive Concept, different machine and load characteristics, equilibrium and steady
state stability, four quadrant operation, referred inertia and load torque
for different
coupling mechanism, Th
ermal selection of machines.
(7)
2.
DC Motor Drives
:
Operating limits using armature voltage control and field control techniques, dynamic
model (armature voltage control only) of machine and converters (continuous conduc
tion
only), open

loop dynamic performance, starting and reversal time, energy consumption,
closed loop control using single (speed) and two loops (speed, current), implementation
using circulating current type three phase dual converter and four quadrant t
ransistorized
chopper. State feedback control and sliding mode control of separately excited dc
machine, modeling and control of separately excited dc machine in field weakening
region and discontinuous converter conduction mode, co
ntrol of dc series machi
ne.
(10)
3.
AC Motor Drives:
Review of variable frequency operation of three phase symmetrical
induction machine: scalar control methods (constant volts/Hz and airgapflux control),
vector control of induction machine, methods of flux sensing/estimation, impl
ementation
of IRFO scheme using current controlled PWM VSI, implementation of DSFO scheme
using GTO CSI, effect of machine parameter variation on the performance of vector
controlled permanent mag
net machine control;
(8)
4.
Speed control of wound rotor induct
ion motors: static rotor resistance control, static
scherbius drive using line commutated converter cascade, harmonics and power factor,
vector control of wound rotor induction machine using self commutated converter,
introduction to variable speed constan
t frequency (VSCF) generation, speed sensorless
control, flux observation, Dire
ct Torque Control;
(6)
5.
Control of wound field synchronous machine: constant volts/Hz control, scalar self
control (commutator less motor), vector control; Control of perman
ent magnet
synchronous machine: Brushless dc machine, surface permanent magnet machine.
6.
Introduction to speed control of Switched Reluctance machine, linear induction motor
drive, Stepper motors etc.
(6)
Reference Books
:
1.
Fundamental Of Electric
al Drives

G.K.Dubey
2.
Electric Motor Drives

R. Krishnan
3.
Modern Power Electronics & Drives

B.K.Bose
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MEE 2055
POWER ELECTRONICS APPLICATIONS
Scope Power Electronics in Modern world
(2)
Electrical vehicles
:
Introductions, types of elect
rical vehicle, energy management in electrical vehicles, features,
various
subsystems
in electrical vehicles. Future scopes
(7)
Hybrid Electrical Vehicle:
Introduction, Types of hybrid electrical vehicle, series, parallel, series parallel and complex.
According to hybridization

micro, mild and heavy HEV, mechanical power splitter and
electrical power splitter, advantages and disadvantages, sizing of HEV, Power flow, Energy
management,
(14)
Power factor Correction devices
(6)
FACTS De
vices
(8)
HVDC Transmission
(5)
Power electronics in Non Conventional Energy
:
Solar and wind energy
(6)
Reference Books:
1.
Modern electric vehicle technique: C C Chan, K T Chau, Oxford University press
2.
Hybrid Electrical vehicl
e
–
Emadi & Essani
3.
Non Conventional Energy Sources

G D Rai.
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MEE 2057
MODELING & SIMULATION OF POWER ELECTRONICS SYSTEM
Block diagram, Transfer Function and State Variable representation of different mechanical
and Electrical systems.
(
8)
Classification of systems as linear, nonlinear, continuous time and discrete time systems.
(6)
Representation of Power Electronic systems as piece wise linear systems, examples using
phase controlled AC to DC and self controlled DC

DC and DC

AC conve
rters;
(10)
Simulation: motivation and concept; simulation tools and their application in DC drive
simulation.
(9)
AC drives simulation: simulation of vector control and direct torque control of induction
motors.
(12)
Reference Books
:
1.
Low power Electronics design
–
Christian Piguet
2.
Modern Power Electronics & Drives

B.
K.
Bose
3. Electromagnetic modeling of power electronic converters
–
J A Ferreira
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