DESCRIPTION OF THE MEASUREMENTS WITH DESIGN
AND PROJECT ORIENTED EDUCATION ASPECTS
Module 
Module title 
Developed 


of Electrical Engineering 
1.1 
P10 

1.2 
P10 

2.1 
P2 

2.2 
P10 

2.3 
P9 

2.4 
P6 

2.5 
P4 

2.6 
V/f Constant Control Technique for Induction Motor Drive System 
P5 

3.1 
P12 

3.2 
P1 

3.3 
P12 

3.4 
P12 

and Motion Control Systems 
4.1 
P7 

4.2 
P13 

4.3 
P3 

4.4 
P1 

4.5 
P11 

4.6 
P11 
Nonlinear nature of rectifier circuits Rectifier operation is strongly load dependent Freewheel diode purpose
Full wave rectifiers operation: centretapped and single phase bridge:
Voltage doubler 

Measure the dc, rms and ripple values of the output voltage Measure the dc, rms and peak values of the output current Measure the output voltage and current spectra Measure the input current spectrum and THD Measure the diodes conduction angles Compare the operation modes of a rectifier topology with different loads types Detect the advantages and disadvantages between the bridge and centertapped configurations Identify the advantages and disadvantages between the bridge and simple three phase configurations 
Identifying the sources of errors in case of using digital instruments Resistor measurement using the Wheatstone bridge. Bridge behavior at equilibrium Resistor measurement with the bridge out of equilibrium 

Compare the results of the two experiments Explain why errors occur in measurements in the case of Downstream and Upstream methods Conclude which method is indicated when measuring arge or small resistor values Perform the resistor measurement using the Wheatstone bridge Explain why errors occur in the case of Bridge experiment Justify why linear interpolation is not accurate Specify in what situation linear interpolation provides accurate enough results 
DC measurement of a resistor using a voltmeter and an ampermeter may be done depending on the way the two instruments are connected Resistor value determination with simple bridge comparing it with a known resistor value roughly with the same order of magnitude 
Understanding LCC resonant inverter behavior, typical resonant frequencies, characteristic impedance, quality factor definitions and its ZCS and ZVS operation regions. 

Establish the frequency domain where the sinusoidal approximation is valid. Measure the maximum semiconductor current at resonance. Calculate the quality factor Q. Perform the LCC experiment. Sweep the frequency and check for the resonant frequencies and minimum current occurrence. Explain the soft switching of the transistors and diodes. Specify in what situations the switching mode of transistors and diodes is ZVS or ZCS. 
Show the physical layout and construction of a converter Demonstrate the switching effects of power semiconductor switches (e.g. switching on/off and reverse recovery) Demonstrate the real time effects, delays in the drivers etc Compare the simulated and measured waveforms. Show the influence of the parasitic elements Learn the relation between the amplitude of phase voltage, line voltage and modulation index Demonstrate the space vectors Learn to design a filter for PWM AC waveform 

Generate the pulses for the IGBT switch to achieve a requested current ripple Measure the delays and switching times Evaluate the efficiency of the converter Creation of the pulses with different shape 
Measuring the control signals of the three phase inverter with space vector modulation Calculation and verification of the filtering of three phase inverter waveforms 
Converters naturally emulating a resistive behavior in the input at low frequencies. Emulated resistance determination Input radiofrequency filter necessity and design Output capacitor design and device stresses Converter design to fulfill the desired operation mode 

Emulated resistance dependency on the duty cycle Input and output power balance, output voltage ripple estimation and output capacitor design Input current spectrum determination and input filter design to reject high frequency components in the input current Peak transistor current and peak transistor voltage measurement Transient behavior at start up Components design 
Input radiofrequency filter importance and design Transistor current and voltage stresses are measured Transient behavior is modeled and measured 
Demonstrate Carrier Based Sinusoidal Pulse Width Modulation (CBSPWM) Demonstrate CBPWM with Third Harmonic and other Zero Sequence Signal (ZSS) Injection Demonstrate Space Vector Modulation (SVM) with Symmetrical Placement of Zero Vectors in sampling Demonstrate SVM with one Zero State Understanding relations between CBPWM and SVM methods 

Generate pulses using CBSPWM Generate pulses using CBPWM with ZSS injection Generate pulses using SVM with Symmetrical Zero Vector Placement Generate pulses using SVM with asymmetrical zero vector placement (TwoPhase SVM) Evaluate linear region of every modulator Observe output currents shape for RL loads Simulate threelevel Neutral Point Clamped VSC Generate pulses using CBSPWM and SVM 
Setting parameters for Carrier Based SPWM Setting parameters for symmetrical SVM Evaluate linear region of modulator Evaluate THD factor for different carrier frequency Evaluate blanking time effect 
Module 2.4: DC/DC Converter for Microgrid
(developed by the partner P6  INPL, Nancy, France)
Understanding how the output voltage increases with this converter Losses calculation in Boost converters How to control a Boost converter Design a PI controller 

Evaluate the converter gain and efficiency Small signal modeling of the converter for controlling the inductor current Design a PI current controller 
Closedloop operating measurements for evaluating the current control performances 
Module 2.5: Power Quality and Active Filters
(developed by the partner P4  RUB, Bochum, Germany)
Understand Power Quality terms and objectives Understand the Space Vector concept Apply Space Vectors successfully Active Compensation / Active Filtering: Know about: Advantages, Disadvantages and Side Effects, e.g., highfrequency harmonics
b) Advanced Version: 

a) Basic Version Calculate the compensator voltage giving a certain current sequence component and verify this by simulation Find two incorrectly set parameters in a simulation structure and correct them Run the experiment, compare the results with those of the simulation Write a report 
b) Advanced Version Run the associated simulation, correcting two incorrectly set parameters Answer the associated questions correctly Run the advanced version of the experiment, compare the results with those of the simulation Write a report 
Demonstrate the operation of an inverter Demonstrate the use and characteristics of a PI controller Demonstrate the operation of an induction machine driven by V/f constant control technique Understanding the real time experimental waveforms obtained from the proposed elab 

Explain the differences between a dc machine and an induction machine How through MATLAB/SIMULINK software program someone can build the controller that generates the driving pulses of a three phase inverter that drives the induction machine Observe the real time waveforms of the motor drive system and make some remarks on the transient response of the system Obtain simulation results for a V/f constant control technique of an induction machine and compare the results with the results of the elab 
Using the MATLAB/SIMILINK the Elab user can generate its own control circuit. Also, real time measurements such as the voltages and currents of the motor, the mechanical speed of the motor are provided by the system together with the estimated torque and magnetic flux. 
Run the motor drive system for different gain combinations of the PI controller and observe the transient response of the system for every case Run the motor only with a P controller or only with I controller and observe the differences on the real time results Compare the PI controller with the PID one. 
Show the principles of synchronous electrical machinery Demonstrate the influence of excitation and rotor speed on quality and quantity of obtained voltage (current) Understood the possibilities, advantages and disadvantages of synchronous machinery 

Control the excitation current Measure the output voltage and current Control of output voltage 
Controlling the load and/or the excitation the fundamental responses can be measured change of output voltage as function of increasing load with constant excitation voltage or change of excitation current as function of increasing load with constant output voltage. 
Theory of DC machine Theory of DC machines measuring Possibilities of measuring via PC Basic information about measuring mistakes 

Measuring of loaded DC motor Measuring of noloaded DC dynamo Measuring of loaded DC dynamo 
Module 3.3: DC Motor
(developed by the partner P12  Technical University, Trencin, Slovak Republic)
Show the principles of DC motor with shunt excitation Demonstrate the influence of applied mechanical load on values of current supply Understood the possibilities, advantages and disadvantages of DC Machinery with shunt excitation 

Control and check the excitation current and armature current Control the mechanical load on motors shaft Measure the output voltage and current Control of output voltage Calculation and evaluation of secondary parameters as input and output power, efficiency 
Module 3.4: AC Motor
(developed by the partner P12  Technical University, Trencin, Slovak Republic)
Show the principles of AM Demonstrate the influence of applied mechanical load on motors speed Demonstrate the response of motor to direct start procedure Understood the possibilities, advantages and disadvantages of asynchronous machinery Understood the stable and unstable balance of torques 

Control the supply voltage Control the mechanical load on motors shaft Measure the speed after change of mechanical load 
Learning the usage of PCI1720 D/A card Learning the usage of the PCI1784 Counter card Geting acquainted with controller program in C Geting acquainted with embedded systems 

Using the realtime clock with PCI 1720 D/A card Initiating the PCI1784 Counter card Open Loop measurement Design a discrete time filter to reduce this measurement noise Closed Loop measurement 
The user will write some very simple program in C language and visual basic. Examples are shown and it is believed that the user can carry out this measurement even if it will be her/his first C or visual basic program. 
Reflex Scream and Run from a Shadow Measuring Distance Robot program 
Design and application of the linear motion controllers (cascade of PI current controller, PI velocity controller and P position controller) to the motion control of the nonlinear device. Design and application of the model based nonlinear motion controller (computed torque position controller) to motion control of the nonlinear device. Understanding of a discrepancy between applicability of the linear and nonlinear control methods. 

Verification of the derived dynamic model by using simulations in MATLAB/Simulink Derivation of dynamic model of the implemented drive: direct current motor Verification of the dynamic model of mechanism with mechanical part, drive and gears by using MATLAB/Simulink Design of three motion controllers for the mechanism with spring Calculation of the parameters for the motion controllers 
Setting the parameters of PD controller with position and velocity loop. Setting the parameters and structure of computed torque motion controller. 
Detect parasitic influence of inverter dead time Identify all necessary parameters of the drive/mechanical system Practically apply field oriented control Realize cascaded control structure Implement 2axes motion control 

Perform measurements to identify parameters of the machines Calibrate the resolver to determine the rotor position with mounted magnets Calculate and tune current control loop Verify control performance through experiments Identify mechanical system parameters Realize and verify speed control Calculate and tune position control loop Establish 2axes position control 
Claw pole alternator Starter 

Calculation of internal resistance 
The main description of both experiments is practically measuring of basic characteristic of Lead Acid Accumulator and Claw Pole alternator. 
Measuring the dependence of voltage on speed at constant excitation voltage Measuring dependence of the current on the speed at the constant voltage, constant excitation current and the constant temperature of the machine 
Getting experiences with Small (programmable) Logic Controller (SLC) programming for control of a real technological process Design of the SLC system for the prescribed tasks Control program debugging in the working environment of the SLC SIMATIC 300 Verification of the correctness of designed control program 

The task is to control the liquid level in the reference tank according to the required value. 
The control programme has to ensure to settle down level of the liquid in the tank to the reference value (including a hysteresis range). 
ensuring the required height of the liquid level in the reference tank according to the given required (reference) value and in case of a disturbance (that is detected by marginal sensors  HIGH and LOW limits) it will switch off the corresponding pump. 
Getting experiences with Small Logic Controller (SLC) programming Design of the PLC system for the prescribed technological process control Control program debugging in the working environment of the SLC SIMATIC 300 Verification of the correctness of designed control program 

the conveyer is running stopping and 
Task 1: 1. Running the worm conveyer, if the dumping hopper No 1 is on. 2. Running both belt conveyers, if the dumping hopper No 2 is on. 3. Running of all three conveyers, if both dumping hoppers are on.
Task 2: 