Course detail

Design of Electrical Drives

FEKT-BNEPAcad. year: 2016/2017

The electrical drive as a system, interaction of a drive with environs, choise of conception and dimension of a drive, protections. Design of project documentation. Basic theory of reliability in electrical drives, calculation of reliability parameters. Design of electrical drives to be resist from disturbances.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Passed student is qualified:
- to master engineering method to design elctrical systems
- to design by oneself an electrical controlled drive for given mechanical plant
- to dimensioning of a motor and other power parts including protection
- to design control circuits of the drive
- to eleborate project dokumentation of the drive
- to calculate project reliability of the drive


Student's necessary prerequisities are knowledge of basic mathematics , of electrical circuits, of a control theory, of electrical machines and of power electronics .


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kule, L. a j.: Technika elektrických pohonů, Technický průvodce 50, SNTL Praha, 1983
Poláček: Technické kreslení dle mezinárodních norem, Montanex, Ostrava, 1995
Skalický, J.: Navrhování el. pohonů, skripta FEKT, 2002

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Numeric excersise obtains the design of a complex project of the 3 axes feeddrive of a machine-tool including the project dokumentation

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Mandatory elaboration of a project 40 points
Final examination: written part 40 points, oral part 20 points

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Electrical drive as a system
Design process of electrical drive
Evaluation of variant projects
Interaction of the drive with a working machine
Structures of control circuits
Protection conceptions
Structure of project documentation
Types of electrical schemes
Reliability of electrical equipments, reliability parameters
Statistic estimation of reliability parameters
Experimental verification of reliability
Electromagnetic compatibility
Design of electrical drives resistant from disturbances


The aim is to get knowledge of design-methods of electrical drives for production machines and apliances, from the parameter setting, the choise of a conception, dimensioning and design of control circuits to the project docummentation and connection structures

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

Project elaboration js mandatory

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-SEE , 3. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

12 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

The other activities

14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer