PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research
Pass percentage of our students during "Nov/Dec 2020 - Anna University Online Examinations" is 83.15%    
PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research
Pass percentage of our students during "Nov/Dec 2020 - Anna University Online Examinations" is 83.15%   
A guest lecture on the topic "Electric Drives" on 24th August 2017

A guest lecture on the topic "Electric Drives" was organized by EEE association on 24th August 2017 by Mr. R. Muralidharan, Manager - Engineering services, ITC, Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division, Mettupalayam.
The points discussed were as follows:

  • Basic introduction of electric drives
  • Explanation about semiconductor devices and switching characteristics
  • Speed control of electric motor
  • Working of Variable Frequency Drive (VFD)
  • Synchronization of electric motors
  • Application of VFD in paper industries
The chief guest explained the concept of synchronization of electric motors in a simpler way with demonstrations. Students were organized into two teams and a quiz was conducted. The session was interactive and helped students in understanding VFD and its applications better.

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