Solid-State Drives (EE408)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Separately excited dc motor drive: Operation and performance, single-phase fully controlled converter, Operation on dual converter. Chopper drive: operation and performance calculation on class A, class C, and class E choppers. Induction motor drive:  Stator voltage control with constant supply frequency, qualitative comparison of converter combinations, Slip energy recovery scheme, VSI fed induction motor, CSI fed induction motor, Synchronous motor drive, VSI drive, brushless excitation, true synchronous and self-controlled operation, Performance with PMSM and synchronous reluctance motor.


1. S. B. Dewan, G. R. Slemon, A. Straughen, Power Semiconductor Drives , John Wiley and Sons, 1984.
2. W. Shepherd, L. N. Halley, D. T. W. Liang, Power Electronics and Motor Control, 2nd Edition, Cambridge University Press, 1998.
3. Vedam Subrahmanyam, Electric Drives – Concepts and Applications , TMH, 1994.
4. G. K. Dubey, Power Semiconductor Controlled Drives, Prentice Hall, 1989.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering