Catalogue 2019 - 2020

EE 675 Advanced Motion Controls


3 cr.


Graduate standing or permission.

Course Description

This course studies advanced industrial motion control using various types of drives. Motor sizing, driver selection and electro mechanical systems design is the main emphases of this course: Topics covered include: design of motion control systems based on DC motors, brushless DC motors, Induction motors, three phase motors and stepper motors. The operating principles of these motors, their control and pros and cons for different applications are discussed. Variety of motor drive hardware and software including variable frequency drives are discussed and demonstrated.


Formerly EE 575.