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MA_Braun

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Braun

Retirement
Electric Drives and Power Electronics
Phone: +49 721 608-42472
Fax: +49 721 358854
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The Chair of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics has been headed from 1995 till 2020 by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Braun. The research ares has been split main topics:

 

Electric Drives

  • Modelling of electric drives
  • Field oriented control of electrical machines
  • Control of electrical machines in terms of torque, speed, angle
  • Characterisation of motors supplied by inverters

 

Converter Systems

  • Novel topologies: modular multilevel converters, matrix converter
  • Regenerative energy sources: power electronics for solar and wind energy
  • Power electronics for electromobility
  • Novel power semiconductors
 

Power converter systems

  •     Renewable energies: converters for solar and wind energy
  •     Grid-friendly power supply with PFC (= Power Factor Controller) and AFE (= Active Front End)
  •     Power electronics for vehicles
  •     Energy supply and distribution

 

Mechatronics

  •     Integration of electrical and mechanical systems