Course detail

Selected problems from power electronics and electrical drives

FEKT-DVE1AOptional specializedDoctoral (3rd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Winter semester1. year of study4  credits

Advanced methods in power electronics, systematic solution of electromechanical systems, advanced control of electrical drives, electrical microdrives.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To learn the structure of scientific publications: journal articles and conference papers

Mode of delivery

90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning




Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Magazine papers and Conference papers given from lecturer

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Elaborating an essay on a given topic, max. 100 points

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Overview of advanced controlled electrical drives and power electronic converters
Power electronicd in power systems
Drive with a switch reluctance motor
Vector control of induction machines
Drives with synchronous and EC machines
Electrical microdrives
Drives with stepping motors
Final seminary with presentations


The goal of the seminar is to learn how to exploit literature and to discuss a given problem

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences


Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer