This course is also offered in an on-campus format, meeting simultaneously with the live virtual cohort.
Motors are becoming better and cheaper—opening profitable new applications across industries. In this course for engineers and product designers, you will learn to assess and design electric motors, generators, and drive systems, with emphasis on electric drives, including traction drives and drive motors. You will also explore how modern embedded controllers enable command through digital computation, breathing life into electric machines and motion control applications.
This course may be taken individually or as part of the Professional Certificate Program in Design & Manufacturing.
The type of content you will learn in this course, whether it's a foundational understanding of the subject, the hottest trends and developments in the field, or suggested practical applications for industry.
How the course is taught, from traditional classroom lectures and riveting discussions to group projects to engaging and interactive simulations and exercises with your peers.
What level of expertise and familiarity the material in this course assumes you have. The greater the amount of introductory material taught in the course, the less you will need to be familiar with when you attend.