Control of Electric Motors

Software labs 

Simulink labs for the control of electric motors

Videos - Inside electric motors

Single-phase AC motors (
mp4) (wmv)
Brush DC motors (
mp4) (wmv)
Stepper motors (mp4)
Brushless DC motors (mp4)
Induction motors (mp4)

Videos - Simulink tutorials

Simulink tutorial - Part 1 (mp4) (wmv)  simulation of a first-order linear time-invariant system
Simulink tutorial - Part 2 (
mp4) (wmv)  implementation of a PI controller, viewing signals on a scope, and embedded m-files
Simulink tutorial - Part 3 (
mp4) (wmv) useful settings and additional features
Simulink tutorial - Part 4 (
mp4) (wmv)  saving figures and block diagrams for reports

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Last updated: June 17, 2020