Drives (RDP)

Year & Semester

3.Year - winter semester

Course Points


Contact Information

prof. dr. Mitjan Kalin

Course Overview


  1. To know and understand the operation of drive components
  2. To know and understand the characteristics and capabilities of the drive components
  3. To understand the aging factors of drive components
  4. Be able to determine the most appropriate drive topology and characteristics of the drive components with respect to their intended use

The course will start with 2023, as it is currently still held according to the old study programme.


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[2] Ehsani M, Gao Y, Emadi A: Modern Electric, Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles: Fundamentals, Theory, and Design, Second Edition, CRC, 2009, ISBN 978-1420053982

[3] J. Vižintin: Gonila in pogonski sklopi, Slovensko društvo za tribologijo, 2012

[4] G. Niemann, H. Winter, B.R. Hohn: Maschinenelemente, Band 1, Springer Verlag, 2005