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ME-POWER ELECTRONICS AND DRIVES

The Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) started to offer a Post graduate programme in Power Electronics & Drives and was started in the year 2013 with an intake of 24 students. The well qualified and experienced faculties of this Department are committed to achieve excellence in academic programs. The Department has good infrastructure with well equipped laboratories and an exclusive Departmental library.

The Department is regularly organizing programs like International Conference, Seminar, Workshop, Guest lecture, Faculty Development Program etc., with the support of various funding agencies. Every year a National level conference is conducted to motivate the PG students.

LIST OF LABORATORY

S.No Name of the laboratory
1 Power Electronics Circuits Laboratory
2 Electrical Drives Laboratory

LAB FACILITY

POWER ELECTRONICS CIRCUITS LABORATORY

Description

Power electronics studies the application of semiconductor devices to the conversion and control of electrical energy.Electronic controllers for motor drives and other industrial equipment. • Drives and chargers for electric and hybrid vehicles.

Objectives:

To provide an insight on the switching behaviors of power electronic switches

To make the students familiar with the digital tools used in generation of gate Pulses for the power electronic switches

To make the students capable of implementing analog interfacing as well as Control circuits used in a closed-loop control for power electronic system

To make the students acquire knowledge on mathematical modeling of power Electronic circuits and implementing the same using simulation tools

To facilitate the students to design and fabricate a power converter circuits at Appreciable voltage/power levels

To develop skills on PCB design and fabrication among the students.

List of Experiments

1.Study of switching characteristics of Power electronic switches with and without Snubber (i) IGBT (ii) MOSFET

2.Modeling and system simulation of basic electric circuits using MATLABSIMULINK/ SCILAB

3.DC source fed resistive load and Resistive-inductive load

4.DC source fed RLC load for different damping conditions

5.DC source fed DC motor load

6.Modeling and System simulation of basic power electronic circuits using MATLAB-SIMULINK/SCILAB

7.AC Source with Single Diode fed Resistive and Resistive-Inductive Load

8.AC source with Single SCR fed Resistive and Resistive-Inductive Load

9.Modeling and System Simulation of SCR based full converter with different types of load using MATLAB-Simulink/SCILAB

10.Full converter fed resistive load

11.Full converter fed Resistive-Back Emf (RE) load at different firing angles

12Full Converter fed Resistive-Inductive Load at different firing angles

13Full converter fed DC motor load at different firing angles

14.Circuit Simulation of Voltage Source Inverter and study of spectrum analysis with and without filter using MATLAB/SCILAB

15.Single phase square wave inverter

16.Three phase sine PWM inverter

17.Generation of PWM gate pulses with duty cycle control using PWM peripheral of microcontroller ( TI-C2000 family/ PIC18)

18.Duty cycle control from IDE

19.Duty Cycle control using a POT connected to ADC peripheral in a standalone mode

20.Generation of Sine-PWM pulses for a three phase Voltage Source Inverter with control of modulation index using PWM peripheral of microcontroller (TI C2000 family/PIC 18)

21.Design of Driver Circuit using IR2110

22.Design and testing of signal conditioning circuit to interface voltage/current sensor with microcontroller (TI-C2000 family/ PIC18)

23.Interface Hall effect current sensor with microcontroller and display the current waveform in the IDE and validate with actual waveform in DSO

24.Interface Hall effect Voltage sensor with microcontroller and display the current waveform in the IDE and validate with actual waveform in DSO

25.Design of PI controller using OP-AMP

26.Construction and testing of 500 W, 220 V IGBT based Buck converter with control circuit and its performance Evaluation

27.Measurement of Efficiency at different duty cycle with a resistive load

28.Measurement of Efficiency at different duty cycle with a resistive-inductive load

29.PCB design and fabrication of DC power supply using any PCB design software (open source- KiCAD/students version)

Course Outcomes:

Comprehensive understanding on the switching behavior of Power Electronic Switches

Comprehensive understanding on mathematical modeling of power electronic system and ability to implement the same using simulation tools

Ability of the student to use microcontroller and its associated IDE* for power electronic applications

Ability of the student to design and implement analog circuits for Power electronic control applications

Ability to design and fabricate a power converter circuit at an reasonable power level

Exposure to PCB designing and fabrication

IDE – Integrate Development Environment (Code Composer Studio for Texas

Instrument/MPLAB for PIC microcontrollers etc)

ELECTRICAL DRIVES LABORATORY

Objectives

To impart the theoretical and practical knowledge on

To design and analyse the various DC and AC drives.

To generate the firing pulses for converters and inverters using digital processors

Design of controllers for linear and nonlinear systems

Implementation of closed loop system using hardware simulation

List of Experiments

1.Speed control of Converter fed DC motor.

2.Speed control of Chopper fed DC motor.

3.V/f control of three-phase induction motor.

4.Micro controller based speed control of Stepper motor.

5.Speed control of BLDC motor.

6.DSP based speed control of SRM motor.

7.Voltage Regulation of three-phase Synchronous Generator.

8.Cycloconverter fed Induction motor drives

9.Single phase Multi Level Inverter based induction motor drive

10.Study of power quality analyzer

Course Outcomes:

Ability to simulate different types of machines, converters in a system.

Analyze the performance of various electric drive systems.

Ability to perform both hardware and software simulation.