University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Advanced Electrical Machines (Power Electronics and Drives)

The deployment of power electronic converters and electrical machines continues to grow at a rapid rate in sectors such as hybrid and all-electric vehicles, aerospace, renewables and advanced industrial automation. In many of these applications, high performance components are combined into sophisticated motion control and energy management systems. This course will give you a rigorous and in-depth knowledge of the key component technologies and their integration into advanced systems.

Course modules

Core modules Power Electronic Converters; AC Machines; Permanent Magnet Machines and Actuators; Motion Control and Servo Drives; Advanced Control of Electric Drives; Energy Storage and Management; MSc Individual Project; Major Research Project. Examples of optional modules Power Semiconductor Devices; Advanced Signal Processing; Packaging and Reliability of Microsystems; Electronic Communication Technologies; Systems Design.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by examinations, coursework and a project dissertation with poster presentation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 21,450 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per (Year 1) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,650 per (Year 1) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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