University of Wisconsin Madison
Electric Machine & Drive System Laboratory (E C E 504) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
  • 1
    Students should be able to measure the parameters of electrical machines and use them to predict the machine’s steady-state and transient characteristics
  • 2
    Students should be able to do a better job of operating laboratory instrumentation including oscilloscopes, power-meters, and spectrum analyzers, and be able to use them to gather and process measured data
  • 3
    Students should be able to do a better job of writing lab reports and communicating technical information
Electric Machine & Drive System Laboratory
E C E 504 ( 3 Credits )
Steady state and dynamic performance of electric machines in combination with power electronic converters. Parameter measurement, performance evaluation, design of experimental procedures for problem solving, use of digital data acquisition systems and signal processing equipment in system evaluation.
ECE 304 and 411 or con reg 411 and cons inst
College: College of Engineering
Instructor Name
Instructor Campus Address
Contact Hours
Course Coordinator
Text book, title, author, and year
ECE 504 Course Notes
Supplemental Materials
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Selected Elective
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
Brief List of Topics to be Covered

1.  Measurement and Calculation of Induction Motor Parameters

2.  Induction Motor Drive Characteristics with a Voltage Source Inverter

3.  Stability of an Induction Motor under Sinusoidal Excitation

4.  PWM Voltage Source Inverter Characteristics

5.  Field Oriented Control of an Induction Motor

6.  Performance Characteristics of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines

7. Performance Characteristics of a Variable Reluctance Motor

Additional Information
Printed: Oct 23, 2017 6:48:41 AM
Generated by AEFIS. Developed by AEFIS, LLC Copyright © University of Wisconsin Madison 2017. All rights reserved.