R. Krishnan, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Emeritus, extensively published author, internationally known for contributions to the modeling, simulation, analysis and design of the PMSM and PMBDCM drives
Courses taught by R. Krishnan, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech College of Engineering Professor Emeritus, extensively published author (including "Permanent Magnet Synchronous and Brushless DC Motor Drives" and co-authoring of "Control in Power Electronics"), internationally known for contributions to the modeling, simulation, analysis and design of the PMSM and PMBDCM drives and one of the noted authorities in the field of SRM drives in the world

These courses are designed
for engineers specializing in
drives technology and the end users who utilize the many aspects
of its application 

Receive an introduction to PM motors, their classifications and the following:  dynamic modeling, control strategies, flux weakening, operation controller design, rotor position sensor-less control, parameter sensitivity, torque pulsations, high speed operation and new converter technologies
Advanced Short Course on Switched Reluctance Motor (SRM) Drives - receive an introduction to SRM motors, their classifications and the following:  theory, performance, modeling, analysis, design and application.

If you have questions regarding either course, please contact David Conners at dconners@vt.edu or (540) 767-6145.