Continuing from the work done by students on the Sheffield university e-futures course, we will be looking into the hardware and software design of an electronic load controller. Notes, experiments and ideas relating to this project will be posted here, hopefully leading to a full design.

Note: This is a work in progress, please check back soon for more information.




of available ELC units

Hummingbird ELC

Designed by Jan Portegijs
Does not use a micro controller

Homo Ludens ELC



Synchronous machines

Induction machines

To do

  1. Review available designs
  2. Create design specification


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