ECE 585

Motor Drive Dynamics

Units: 1.5

Formerly: ELEC 585

DC Machines: Modeling of dc machines with load inertia and damping. Design of current, speed and position controllers for closed loop operation. AC Machines: Induction machines: Scalar control. Space phasors and modeling of three phase induction machines. Field oriented control of Induction machines using space-phasor as well as synchronous reference frame theory approach. Reference frame theory and frame transformation. Description of stator, rotor and synchronous reference frames. Students will need to complete a project.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 585, ECE 462, ELEC 462, ELEC 585, ELEC 689 (if taken in the same topic).

Graduate course in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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