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Electric Motor Design using MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell in Chennai

A 3 month course covering the fundamentals of electric motors and how to design them using MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell

12 weeks long course | 100% Online

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Project based learning with 2 industry level projects that learners can showcase on LinkedIn.

Learn Key Tools & Technologies MATLAB, Simulink, ANSYS Maxwell

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Syllabus

This course is full of best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry experts in the form of videos and projects

Course Overview

  • This course focuses on the basics of Electric Motor Design.
  • Students will extensively work on industry-relevant projects on the MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell.
  • After completing this course, the students will have a better understanding of the topic.
  • Also, they are exposed to the modern trends and standard practices being followed by automotive companies and electric powertrain R & D organizations.
  • All these above-mentioned criteria will strengthen their portfolio and set them apart from the others enabling them to gain better grants and scholarship opportunities for MS Admits.
  • Students can explore options in research and development, and can land that much-coveted job in top core companies.

Course Syllabus in Chennai

On a daily basis we talk to companies in the likes of Tata Elxsi and Mahindra to fine tune our curriculum.

Week 01 - Electromagnetics

  • Basics of electromagnetics
    • Discuss basic definitions of electromagnetic theory and applications
  • Electric and magnetic fields
    • Interaction between electric and magnetic fields
    • Generation of flux
  • Electromagnetic analogies flux 
    • Current Flux linkage
    • Voltage Resistance 
    • Reluctance
  • Maxwell’s equations
    • Basic Maxwell’s equations to calculate electromagnetic forces

Week 02 - DC Motors

  • Series motor working principle
  • Shunt motor
  • Separately excited motor
    • Equivalent circuit of a separately excited DC motor
    • Calculation of back emf and torque
  • Brushless DC Motors
    • Basics of BLDC motors
    • Their back emf types and equations
  • Modeling of a DC motor
  • Basic modeling of DC motor using equivalent circuit 
  • Equations and Math assignments for calculating flux linkage and back emf for different DC Motors
  • Motor commutation
  • Discuss commutation techniques of a DC motor

Week 03 - AC Motors I - Introduction

  • Induction Motors
    • Introduction to AC motors
    • Induction motor components
    • Working principle and equivalent circuits
    • Slip, torque, and efficiency equations
  • Synchronous Motors
    • Discuss asynchronous and synchronous AC electric motors
    • Equivalent circuits
    • Reference frame transformation
  • Discuss stator and rotor reference frames with equations

Week 04 - AC Motors II - Modelling

  • Induction motor sizing
    • Sizing equations of an induction motor
    • Equivalent circuit development
  • Motor modeling using MATLAB
    • Importing equations into MATLAB/Simulink and solving equivalent circuits

Week 05 - Torque Speed Characteristics

  • Torque vs speed for different motors
    • Derive torque vs varying speeds or voltage input equations for different AC motors
  • Deriving characteristics using MATLAB
    • Expand previously developed MATLAB/Simulink model to generate torque vs speed plots

Week 06 - Industrial Applications of Motors 1

  • DC Motor applications in different industries
  • AC vs DC (Tesla vs World) Motor as a component of industrial control systems
  • Operating several motors in multi-axis motion systems
    • Discuss applications such as robotics, automation, material handling, and machine tools

Week 07 - Permanent Magnet Motors

  • Magnetic circuits
    • Magnetic circuits explanation
    • Understanding basic transformers and developing equations for flux linkage
  • Permanent Magnet motor modeling
  • Discuss basics of PM motor design equations and explain electromagnetic FEA
  • Different types of PM motors
    • Interior PM motors
    • Surface mount PM motors
  • Components of a PM motor
  • Discuss different types of possible stator slots, rotor poles, flux barriers, air gap, coils, etc

Week 08 - Reluctance Motors

  • Introduction to different types of reluctance motors
  • Synchronous Reluctance and Switched Reluctance Motors
    • Discuss torque equations and saliency ratio
  • Lumped parameter modeling
  • Discuss magnetic equivalent circuits
  • Motor losses
    • Discuss Iron, copper, and eddy current losses

Week 09 - PM assisted Synchronous Reluctance Motors

  • Design of a PMa-synRM
    • Dive into electromagnetic FEA design and simulation
    • Introduction to ANSYS modeling
    • Explain ANSYS Maxwell 2D and initiate a design model using basic tools
  • RMxprt vs Maxwell Predefined motor models vs customized 2D FEA designs

Week 10 - Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS

  • Magnetostatic analysis
    • Steady-state electromagnetic analysis and discussion
  • Transient analysis, time-varying fields, and simulation of dynamic electromagnetic FEA
  • Defining surface approximations Boundary, meshing, and approximations to successful FEA simulation
  • Post-processing tools of ANSYS Maxwell FFT, DFFT, exporting reports, plotting EMF and torque vs time

Week 11 - Electromagnetic analysis

  • Advanced FEA analysis
    • Importing CAD models
    • Defining surface approximations
    • Post-processing tools of ANSYS Maxwell
    • Optimizing slot/pole combinations
    • Cogging torque vs generated torque 

Week 12 - Interior PM Motor Design using ANSYS

  • Complete design and simulation of an IPM motor using ANSYS Maxwell 2D
  • Detailed instructions to design an interior permanent magnet-based electric motor

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

Industry Projects in Chennai

Our projects are designed by experts in the industry to reflect industry standards. By working through our projects, Learners will gain a practical understanding of what they will take on at a larger-scale in the industry. In total, there are 2 Projects that are available in this program.

Startup behavior analysis of an induction motor

In this project, the students will simulate the startup behavior of a 5 hp 3-phase squirrel cage induction motor and analyze the motor for the free acceleration period and the transient load period.

Simulation in ANSYS Maxwell and report creation

Simulation of designed IPM motor in ANSYS Maxwell. Preparation of a report for the details observed.

Our courses have been designed by industry experts to help students achieve their dream careers

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Design Electric Motors using MATLAB and ANSYS with Skill-Lync’s Electric Motor Design Using MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell Course in Chennai.

Electric Motor Design Using MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell is a 3-month online electric motor certification course in Chennai offered by Skill-Lync. With industry experts as instructors, this electric motor designing course in Chennai will cover the basics of electric motors and designing them using MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell.

It starts from the basics, like how the electric motor works, what an electric motor does, electromagnetics, AC and DC, covering complex ones like modelling using MATLAB/ Simulink, FEA using ANSYS, electromagnetic analysis, etc. This design of an electric motor course has two industry-relevant practical projects, which will help you apply theory in real life.

Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools, especially ANSYS, in motor design are employed by many companies, and some aircraft manufacturers employ FEA in traction motor design. Therefore, after taking this course, you will be market-ready to seek employment in the automobile and aviation industries, making it one of the sought-after job-oriented courses for electrical engineers in Chennai. 

FAQs

Why choose this electric motor designing course offered by Skill-Lync in Chennai?

This course will make you market-ready and well-versed in MATLAB, Simulink, and ANSYS Maxwell, the in-demand industry tools in electric motor designing. Moreover, this electric motor course online by Skill-Lync will help you leverage your skills and invest them in lucrative employment opportunities due to the transition towards Industry 4.0.

 

What are the prerequisites to take this electric motor certification course in Chennai?

There are no prerequisites for this course. Anyone interested in the field can opt for this course. 

 

What is the course fee for this design of an electric motor course offered by Skill-Lync in Chennai?

The fee for this course is flexible and comes in three plans: the basic, the pro and the premium plans. The basic plan gives you two-month course access for INR 7,000 per month for three months, the pro plan gives you four-month course access for INR 10,000 per month for three months, and the premium plan gives you lifetime course access for INR 15,000 per month for three months.

 

What are the benefits of this electric motor designing course in Chennai offered by Skill-Lync?

This course is one of the best online electrical engineering courses in Chennai, focusing on imparting theoretical knowledge, skill development, and practical application. After taking this electric motor certification course, you will be ready to use MATLAB and ANSYS Maxwell in designing electric motors. Also, it will expose you to the market trends and industry practices concerning electric motors. 

 

What are the career prospects after completing this electric motor designing course in Chennai?

Some roles you can work on after taking this course are:

  1. MATLAB Developer
  2. MATLAB Algorithm Developer
  3. Motor Design and Simulation Engineer
  4. FEA Engineer
  5. FEA Analyst
  6. FEA Project Manager

What is the average salary I can expect after taking this design of an electric motor course in Chennai?

The average salary after taking this course ranges from INR 513,000 to INR 643,000 per annum.

Instructors profiles

Our courses are designed by leading academicians and experienced industry professionals.

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1 industry expert

Our instructors are industry experts along with a passion to teach.

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12 years in the experience range

Instructors with 12 years extensive industry experience.

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Areas of expertise

  • Design

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