Course Detail:


Electrical Drives and Instrumentation

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 2 Term 2 Students

Prerequisite: EEE163

Introduction to three phase circuits, alternators and transformers; Principles of operation of DC, synchronous, induction, universal, and stepper motors; Thyristor and microprocessor based speed control of motors.
Instrumentation amplifiers: differential, logarithmic and chopper amplifiers; Frequency and voltage measurements using digital techniques; Recorders and display devices, spectrum analyzers and logic analyzers; Data acquisition and interfacing to microprocessor based systems; Transducers: terminology, types, principles and application of photovoltaic, piezoelectric, thermoelectric, variable reactance and opto-electronic transducers; Noise reduction in instrumentation.