Core Module Information
Module title: Electronic Drives

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE10106
Module leader: Francisco Vedreno Santos
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

Module code ELE09100 Module title Electrical Systems
Examples of equivalent learning Electrical Systems equivalent to SCQF level 9

Description of module content:

Fundamentals of Power Electronics. Ratings, operation, characteristics and applications of power electronic devices: Diodes, Thyristors and Power Transistors.
Converters. DC-DC: DC chopper and step up/down types. DC-AC: Square wave and PWM.
Electronic control of DC Motors. Fundamentals, control of DC motors (starting, braking, speed control). DC Chopper drive, DC-DC converter drives, Brushless DC Motors, DC Motor and drive applications.
Electronic control of AC Motors. Frequency control, synchronous motor drive, cycloconveter, static voltage controller, Inverter drives, slip-power recovery drive, PWM drives, vector control drives.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: classify component parts of electronic motor drives;
LO2: examine the operation and control of electronic motor drives;
LO3: propose electronic motor drives for a range of applications.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Francisco Vedreno Santos
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 30 1,2,3 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 70 1,2,3 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Electronic Drives