Special Machine and Drives (EE366)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Method of control and application of  Brushless DC Motor, PMSM, Stepper Motor, AC Servomotor, Universal Motor. Electric Drive, Motor Rating, Heating effects, Electric braking, Modification of speed- torque characteristic of an induction motor by V/f control, starting and braking. Synchronous motor --Speed torque and torque angle characteristics by V/f  control, Braking.


1. G.K. Dubey, Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, Narosa.
2. A .E. Fitzerald, C. Kingsley, S.D Umans, Electric Machinery, McGraw-Hill.
3. S. K. Pillai, A First Course on Electric Drives, Wiley Eastern, 1990.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering

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Venkatesa Perumal
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
Srinivasnagar, Surathkal, Mangalore-575025. Karnataka, India.
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