WORKSHOP ON ENERGY EFFICIENT MACHINES
As part of Vidyut ’14, National Level Tech Fest of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, IEEE Student Branch in association with Industry Applications Society conducted a two day workshop on “Energy Efficient Machines” on 30th and 31st Jan, 2014. The sessions were handled by Engineers Ms. Uma S., Mr. Prabhu, and Mr. Muthu Murugan from VI Microsystems, Pvt. Ltd., Chennai. Around 102 students from different branches of Engineering participated for the workshop.
The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. P. S. Chandramohanan Nair, Chairman, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. of Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri, and Dr. P. Kanakasabapathy, Vice Chairman, , Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. of Amrita School of Engineering Dept., ASE Kollam. The sessions commenced after the inaugural function.
On 30th Jan introduction to drive technology, its importance and classifications, types of motors, power converters in drives, and drives for dc and ac motors were discussed. Afternoon session dealt with the energy efficient machine BLDC, its construction and working principle. Demo was also shown.
The second day topics were control techniques, DSPIC and working with demo kits – downloading programs, and programming.