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Control Applications for Electrical Drives

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: ISTS2302
Type: Optional obligatory / Professional Studies
Curriculum: ST 2018
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 4 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 4 cr
Responsible Teacher: Nieminen, Juha
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3005ST2018-4, ST2018-4A, ST2018-4B2021-08-23 – 2021-12-19Marko IskalaFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

Learning Outcomes

The student can design and implement drive-based applications and how to control them.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course 107 h
Scheduled studies 56 h
Autonomous studies 51 h

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Common-core theme Equipment in Industrial Electrification and their Control.
Closed Loop Motor Control


Functionality of the frequency converter when implementing system drives. How to apply torque and speed controllers when in acceleration, deceleration and run. Balancing the load between the connected drives. Reference chain calculation in a PLC system. Implementation of position-, length- and Web tension controllers. Improving the functionality of the frequency converter by complementing its internal software. Introduction to servo systems and their applications.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Handout: Käyttöjen ohjaussovellutukset, Juha Nieminen. Laboratory work instructions. Assignment material

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and guided team group work in PC classroom and in laboratory.

Assessment Criteria

5:The student is able to make designs independently and implement them using methods learnt during the course.
3:The student is able to implement designs that are similar to the model solution.
1: The student understands the designs and solutions presented in the contents of the course.

Assessment Methods

Exam, assignments, laboratory work and laboratory reports assessed.