Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Right Current Machines and Drivers MEK 537 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses <p>-</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>-</p>
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MURAT KARABACAK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Yasin Cantaş

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

This course aims to make students get analysis skills about the disciplines interested in the concept the course, particularly about four quadrants drives, PWM methods, and continuous and discontinuous currents. Besides, the course constitutes an introduction to AC machines and drives.

Course Content

DC machines, connection types in DC machines, permanent magnet DC machines, modelling of DC machines, line commutated DC drives, 1Q, 2Q, and 4Q DC thyristor drives, chopper DC drives, 1Q, 2Q, and 4Q DC chopper drives,  braking methods of DC machines, field weakening control, continuous and discontinuous current analysis.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
2 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
3 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Direct Current (DC) Machines
2 Types of DC machines
3 Modelling of DC machines
4 Permanent magnet DC machines
5 Line commutated DC drives
6 Single and two quadrants DC drives
7 Four quadrants DC drives
8 Chopper DC drives
9 Single and two quadrants DC drives
10 Four quadrant DC drives
11 Braking methods in DC drives
12 Field weakening control
13 Field weakening control
14 Analysis of continuous and discountinuous current
Course Notes <p>Course notes avaliable, 207/2018</p>
Course Resources

1. Electric Drives - Third Edition, Ion Boldea, 2017, CRC Press.

2. ELECTRIC MACHINES Steady State, Transients, and Design with MATLAB, Ion Boldea, 2010, CRC Press.

3. Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, G.K. Dubey, 2002, CRC Press.

4. Fundamentals of Electric Drives, Mohamed A. El-Sharkawi, 2000, Brooks/Cole. 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Ability to access wide and deep information with scientific researches in the field of Engineering, evaluate, interpret and implement the knowledge gained in his/her field of study X
2 Develop new strategic approach and produce solutions by taking responsibility in unexpected and complicated situations in mechatronic engineering X
3 Aware of social, scientific and ethical values guarding adequacy at all professional activities and at the stage of data collection, interpretation, and announcement X
4 Develop and use data processing and communication technologies together with the machine, electronic and computer software-hardware knowledge required by the field of mechatronic engineering expertise X
5 Ability to complete and implement &quot;limited or incomplete data&quot; by using the scientific methods. X
6 Ability to consolidate engineering problems, develop proper method(s) to solve and apply the innovative solutions to them X
7 Ability to develop new and original ideas and method(s), to develop new innovative solutions at design of system, component or process X
8 Ability to design and apply analytical, modeling and experimental based research, analyze and interpret the faced complex issues during the design and apply process X
9 Gain high level ability to define the required information and data
10 Aware of new and developing application of profession and ability to analyze and study on those applications
11 Ability to interpret engineering applications social and environmental dimensions and it´s compliance with the social environment
12 At least be capable of oral and written communication in a foreign language
13 Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to take responsibility to define approaches for complex situations
14 Systematic and clear verbal or written transfer of the process and results of studies at national and international environments
15 Gain comprehensive information on modern techniques, methods and their borders which are being applied to engineering
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 55
1. Ödev 15
2. Ödev 15
3. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 5 80
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 2 10 20
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 145
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.8
dersAKTSKredisi 6