EECS 544. Electric Machines and Drives. 3 Hours.

Introduction to electric machine theory, operation, and control. Electric machines covered include DC generators and motors, AC synchronous generators and motors, AC induction generators and motors, as well as fractional horsepower and special purpose motors. Motor starting and controls for both DC and AC machines are also covered including an introduction to power electronics and variable frequency drives (VFD). (Same as ARCE 644.) Prerequisite: ARCE 640 or EECS 212 and Upper-Level EECS Eligibility. LEC.