Selected Equipments

Electric Motors

DC brushless motors, Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines (PMSM), and Induction Machine (IM), whose power ratings range from 0.25 to 10HP.

Real-time Controllers

4-core 3.3GHz INTEL processors fully integrated with Matlab/Simulink make use of 96 input/output channels in a real-time HIL to validate control algorithms.

Power Supplies

The facility has three phase 480VAC and variable DC power supplies from 0 to 1000V with current limiting capability for a power rating from 100W to 10KW.

Energy Storage

Storage devices such as batteries and supercapacitors are available for validation of numerous state-of-charge (SOC) and state-of-health (SOH) estimation strategies.

Motor Drives

Three phase AC industrial variable frequency drives (VFD) for motor speed and torque control of permanent magnet synchronous and induction motors.

Power Converters

Power converters including three phase IGBT rectifiers and inverters of a 10KW power rating, and DC/DC converters with all required voltage/current sensors.

Unmanned Aerial Systems

Unmanned aerial systems such as quadrotors, twin-rotors, helicopters, drones and so on with all required electronics and sensors for feedback control.

Oscilloscope Devices

200MHz Mixed-Domain Oscilloscope with 4 analog channels, 10M record length, 5GS/s sample rate, 200MHz spectrum analyzer, and a wide color screen.

Arduino Boards

32-bit ARM core 84MHz processors, 54 digital I/O (12 PWM), 12 analog inputs, USB, 4 UARTs, 2 DAC, 2 TWI, SPI, JTAG, SD card, Ethernet, and Wi-Fi Shields.

Printed Circuit Boards

When needed, custom PCB design is carried-out to support the research activities of group members.

Measurement Devices

AC/DC voltage (600V), DC current (10A), AC current (400A). True RMS and resistance measurements (40M ohms).

Work Stations

4-core 2.9 GHz INTEL i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, and dual monitor with all required software.