Energy Efficiency in Electric Drives

Објавено: март 22, 2019

Course Title:Energy Efficiency in Electric Drives


ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturer: prof.

Course Goals (acquired competencies): Introduction to the principles of energy efficiency, world experiences, opportunities for application in electric plants and the importance of preserving the environment.

Subject of the course content: Introduction (Importance and actuality of energy efficiency). The role of energy efficiency in electric drives as the greatest consumers. High efficiency motors. Power factor. Adjustable speed electric drives. Standards for energy efficiency measuring. Programs for realizing energy efficiency (world experience). Examples.


Required Literature        
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1. A. de Almeida, P. Bertoldi, W. Leonhard, Eds Energy Efficiency Improvements in Electric Motors and Drives Springer 1997

The European Motor Challenge Programme(

3. H. De Kuelenaer, R. Belmans, E. Blaustein, D. Chapman, A. De Almeida, B. De Wachter, P. Radgen Energy Efficient Motor Driven Systems EU Copper Inst., Brussels April 2004
Additional Literature        
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1. T. Harder (Coordinator) Energy efficiency-the Role of Power Electronics ECPE, Nuremberg March 2007