370.015 Electrical Machines and Drives
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

- know and discuss the structure of DC- and AC- drives,

- use the space phasor calculus for transient analysis of AC-drives,

- know and discuss the basic topology and control of DC- and permanent magnet sychronous machines.

Subject of course

Structure of electric drives, simple inverter structures, DC drives (construction, steady state and dynamic behaviour), space phasor theory, basics of AC drives using permanent magnet synchronous machines (PSM), Brushless DC operation of PSMs, torque-, speed- and position controlled drives

Teaching methods

Step by step description of functional principles and system dependencies. Calculation of exercise examples.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Course starts 6.Oct.2021, 10:15 as digital online-course (see TUWEL-course)



Course dates

Wed10:00 - 12:0006.10.2021 - 26.01.2022 (LIVE)SCHRÖDL
Electrical Machines and Drives - Single appointments
Wed06.10.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed13.10.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed20.10.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed27.10.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed03.11.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed10.11.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed17.11.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed24.11.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed01.12.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed15.12.202110:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed12.01.202210:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed19.01.202210:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL
Wed26.01.202210:00 - 12:00 SCHRÖDL

Examination modalities

written examination (calculation example(s), duration 90min)

Accumulated participation points for the written exam are valid until 1 year after the end of the respective winter semester, after then, they expire.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu14:00 - 16:0016.12.2021 Online Prüfung mit Zoom, Prüfungsdauer 90minwritten02.12.2021 00:00 - 14.12.2021 23:59TISSDezember 2021 - Online Prüfung mit Letto
Thu14:00 - 16:0020.01.2022 Online Prüfung mit Zoom, Prüfungsdauer 90minwritten05.01.2022 00:00 - 18.01.2022 23:59TISSJänner 2022 - Online Prüfung mit Letto
Thu14:00 - 16:0024.02.2022 Online-Prüfung mit Zoom, Prüfungsdauer 90minwritten10.02.2022 00:00 - 22.02.2022 23:59TISSFebruar 2022 - Online Prüfung mit Letto

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
28.09.2021 00:00 31.10.2021 00:59 31.10.2021 00:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 235 Electrical Engineering and Information Technology 5. Semester


Ein Skriptum zur Lehrveranstaltung ist nach telefonischer Terminvereinbarung unter 01 58801-370260 im Sekretariat erhältlich. Instituts E370-2   (CF 0361 - Altes EI / 3.Stock)

Previous knowledge

quasi-static electromagnetic field, basic knowledge in mechanics, complex quantities, linear differential equations, Laplace- and Fourier transformation

Accompanying courses

Continuative courses