Lappeenranta, Finland

From Control Theory to Application: Part 2: Magnetic Bearings

when 11 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 595

Day 1: Introduction to the technology. Industrial presentations. Workshop.
Day 2: Mechanical modelling basics. Unmodelled dynamics.
Day 3: E-m modelling, inner loops. Constructing plant models in Matlab.
Day 4: Amplifiers, sensors, inner loop control, outer loop control.
Day 5: Practical implementation of control.Lab demo.

Course leader

Main teacher is Adjunct Professor Rafal P. Jastrzebski. Second teacher is Professor Leonid Chechurin. Also there is an assistant PhD student in the practical part of the course.

Target group

M.Sc. (suitable for postgraduates)

Course aim

Aims: Students will gain knowledge in applications, modelling, construction, and control of AMBs and bearingless motors. After completing the course, they will be able to:
- Plan system design of AMB application,
- Conduct basic mechanical models,
- Construct and derive e-m models of actuators,
- Know system components and inner loop challenges,
- Design outer loop levitation controllers.

Credits info

3 EC

Fee info

EUR 595: The LUT Summer School fee is composed of tuition and accommodation fees.

For partner university students or students of a visiting lecturer's university
Tuition fee: 1 week EUR 595, 2 weeks EUR 695, 3 weeks EUR 795.
Accommodation: 1 week EUR 220, 2 weeks EUR 290, 3 weeks EUR 370

For non-partner university students
Tuition fee: 1 week EUR 695; 2 weeks EUR 795, 3 weeks EUR 895.
Accommodation: 1 week EUR 220, 2 weeks EUR 290, 3 weeks EUR 370

Tuition fee includes attending the courses, 1 lunch/day and social activities.