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Høst 2023

ELE-3608 Advanced Electric Drives - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Institutt for elektroteknologi

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course. Students belonging to Master in Electrical Engineering are prioritised, while other students can sign up provided available laboratory and lecturer capacity.

Course overlap

STE6225 Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 2 5 stp

Course contents

The course will describe the design, operation, and control of advanced electric drives by the use of power electronic converters.The emphasis is on control algorithms and dynamic operating characteristics of electrical machines. Electric transportation (vehicles, ships, aircrafts) will be used as application of electric drives throughout the course. Laboratory experiments is a central and integrated part of the course.

Course content:

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor degree in Engineering program in power electronics and electrical machines. Basic knowledge in power systems is also an advantage.

In addition, the following requirements must be met:

- minimum 25 credits in mathematics (equivalent to Mathematical Methods 1, 2 og 3), 5 credits in statistics and 7,5 ects i physics on a higher level is required.

Application code: 9371

Objective of the course

After passing this course, the student shall have the following learning outcome:



General competence:

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures, exercises and laboratory work.