13E013VMP - Multi-Motor Drives

Course specification
Course title Multi-Motor Drives
Acronym 13E013VMP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 5.0 Status elective
    Condition Knowledge gained on courses that form the core of Power engineering department, Power converter and drives and Power systems at School of Electrical Engineering Electrical drives
    The goal Students are introduced with characteristic solutions for driving of systems with multi-motor drives, methods of analysis, integration of necessary equipment, selection of structure and parameters of the control subsystem, commissioning and supervision.
    The outcome Students capable of application, control and design of multimotor drives Students capable for independent: • Analysis of operation of multimotor drive in stationary and transient regimes • Modeling of mechanical couplings in multimotor drives • Design of control algorithms for multimotor drives • Application of multimotor drives
    URL to the subject page
    Contents of lectures Introduction. Definitions. Functional, technological and mechanical coupling of multimotor drives (MD). Function and application. Power supply structure and load sharing. Control structures of MD. Generation of references. Control, coordinated operation of drives, load distribution. Modeling and simulation. Application in analysis, synthesis and supervision of multimotor drives.
    Contents of exercises Multimotor drives (MD) with DC and induction motors. Control, load distribution, load sharing. Examples, with analyses. Application of vector control and direct torque control in MD, possible advantages. Use of simulation models in analyses, synthesis and supervision of drives. Use of modern software tools for supervision and tuning of MD.
    1. B. Jeftenić, M. Bebić, S. Štatkić, "Multi-Motor Drives", Akademska Misao, 2011
    2. Multimotor drives - course notes in electronic format avaliable on
    3. V.Vučković, "Electrical Drives", Akademska Misao 2012
    4. B. Jeftenić, Electrical Drives - worked examples, Akademka Misao, 2003
    5. B. Jeftenić, V.Vasić, Đ. Oros, "Controlled Electrical Drives - solved problems with elements of theory, Akadmeska Misao, 2004
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    2 2
    Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 0
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 40
    Colloquia 0
    Seminars 50