Short Courses

WEMPEC professors work with UW-Madison’s Interdisciplinary Professional Programs to provide many continued education short courses relating to their areas of expertise. WEMPEC member companies receive a $200 discount per course.

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November 2020

Permanent Magnet Machine Design Boot Camp – Internal PM, Surface PM, and Brushless DC

November 9, 2020 - November 13, 2020
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Permanent magnet (PM) electrical machine design is one of the most important skill sets needed to stay competitive in the motors and generators industry. This intensive course covers the design of several types of PM…

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Introduction to Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility (EMI/EMC) and Best Practices

November 16, 2020 - November 19, 2020
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Course Overview Learn about Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), including best practices and a building-block approach with application-specific examples. Learn More Who Should Attend? Electrical engineers Mechanical design engineers System engineers Project engineers…

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Fundamentals of Distributed Energy Resources

November 30, 2020 - December 3, 2020
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Learn about Distributed Energy Resources including traditional and renewable energy sources, energy storage, impact of electric vehicles to power grid, microgrids.

Participants will:

Learn various types of DER, including generators, solar, and wind power
Understand the benefits of energy storage for residential and grid applications
Learn integration of electric vehicles to the grid
Define microgrids and its benefits in modern power system
Understand how grid connected inverters work and interfaces to the power system
Learn about protection and integration of DER and Smart Grids into the power system

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March 2021

Introduction to Electric Machines and Drives

March 15, 2021 @ 12:00 am - March 18, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Madison Madison, WI United States

In the last 30 years, the introduction of power electronic drives with motors has led to new design opportunities. The increased integration of these drives and machines has triggered a quantum leap in productivity, efficiency and system performance.
This practical, hands-on course will give you a solid introduction to this rapidly expanding field under the guidance of industry experts.

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AC Machine Design Fundamentals: Induction Motors, PM Motors, Mechanical Design, Thermal Design, and FEA Examples

March 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 1, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Through a building-block teaching approach, you will develop a basic understanding of AC electric machine design. By learning the core concepts of electromagnetic laws for machine design, magnetic circuit calculations, loss mechanisms, analytical design techniques, and other essential topics, you will improve your skills, and ultimately, your work. Recent developments in AC electric machine design also will be covered in this course.

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April 2021

Introduction to Electrical Energy Storage: Batteries, Chargers, and Applications

April 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - April 22, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Learn and identify the advantages and disadvantages of using alternative battery types by understanding batteries' basic chemistry.

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June 2021

Power Electronics Design Boot Camp

June 14, 2021 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2021 @ 8:00 pm
Madison Madison, WI United States + Google Map

You will learn to master critical subjects for effective design of power electronics, like EMI/EMC, thermal, and reliability design and selection. Expert instructors in the field will teach you to analyze and control power electronic design. They will also expose you to new power electronic devices like Silicon Carbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) devices.

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July 2021

Fundamentals of Solar Power Plant Design

July 19, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 22, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Learn more about the Fundamentals of Solar Power Plant Design

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October 2021

Power Electronics Design Fundamentals – Multiphysics Approach for Cooling, EMI, Thermal Design, Wide Bandgap Devices

October 18, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 21, 2021 @ 11:30 pm

Learn the basics and nuances of power electronics four subfields: electronics, magnetics, energy conversion and control systems.

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November 2021

Permanent Magnet Machine Design Boot Camp: Internal PM, Surface PM, and Brushless DC

November 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Permanent magnet (PM) electrical machine design is one of the most important skill sets needed to stay competitive in the motors and generators industry. This intensive course covers the design of several types of PM machines, including internal PM, surface PM, and brushless DC machines.

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