Commissioning and operation of powerMELA drives

Seminar ID 76132
Identifier MELAANINT
Course type Classroom Based Training
Duration 3 Days
Target audience Developers, System Integrators
Price 2070 €


The course explains the hardware (mechanical and electronical) and the software of the powerMELA-drive train. Further contents are the functions to control the drive train as part of a complete system.

The course is intended for system integrators and developers of power electrification.

The theoretical course content will be deepened with demonstrated examples from practice.


The participant

  • Knows the advantages of the powerMELA drive train
  • Knows the hardware structure of the powerMELA drive trains, and maintenance concepts
  • Is able to bring the powerMELA drive train into service regarding hard- and software
  • Is able to control the powerMELA drive train through the communication interface


Basic knowledge as conveyed in the course „ principles of power electrification“.

Course Content

  • Hardware structure of the powerMELA drive train
    • Technical Data, system interfaces, power electronics, control electronics
    • Cooling circuit, thermic conditions
    • Operating conditions
  • Installation and commissioning
    • Mechanics, assembly
    • Cooling
    • Electrical connection (power- and control electronic)
  • Firmware commissioning
    • Setup the CAN-hardware and establish a communication connection
    • Usage of KEFEX WinFlash
    • Parametrizing the inverter with the powerMELA Service Tool
    • Control settings, limitations and turn-off limits
    • Error reaction
  • Communication with powerMELA CAN protocol, overview, message types
  • powerMELA Operating
    • Operation with the powerMELA Control Tool
    • Operation as motor or generator
    • Control of speed, torque and voltage
    • Error-handling
    • Communications driver for STW controllers (C or CODESYS)
  • Power management in the vehicle
  • Practical examples for operation of the powerMELA drives

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