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Electrical Machines

  • Course Code :
    EPR 340
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Area of Study :

By the end of the course the students will be able to: 1) Understand the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of DC Machines. 2) Understand the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 1-ph Transformers. 3) Understand the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 3-ph Induction Motors. 4) Understand the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 3-ph Synchronous Machines. 5) To perform the required experiments to get the load characteristics of each of the previous machines.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Identifybasicappliedand engineeringscience.
2- Identify principles in the of design of mechanical components,differentmaterials,andmanufacturingtechnologies in the field of mechanical power engineering and some other engineering disciplines.
3- Identify principles in the fieldofdesignoffluidflow, thermodynamics,gasdynamics,turbo-machinery, heattransferengineering and fundamentals of thermal and fluid processes
4- Develop conceptual and detailed design ofconstruction projects and fluid power systems..

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Definethe mechanical powerengineeringproblems and evaluate designs, processes, and performance and propose improvements.
2- Derivedifferentsolutionalternativesfortheengineeringproblems, analyze, interpret data and design experiments to obtain new data, and evaluate the power losses in the fluid transmission lines and networks
3- Analyze the performance of the basic types of internal combustion engines, hydraulic machines, fluid power systems, subsystems and various control valves and actuators.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use laboratory, workshop e4quipment and field devices competently and safely.
2- Analyze the record data in the laboratory.
3- Prepare engineering drawings, computer graphics, and write specialized technical reports.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary team.
2- Share ideas, communicate effectively and work in stressful environmentand within constraints.
3- Lead and motivate individuals and work with others according to the rules of the professional Ethics.
4- Use digital libraries and/or Learning systems and demonstrate efficient IT capabilities

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Revision of 3-ph circuits and magnetic circuits.
Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of DC Machines.
Starting and speed control of DC motors.
Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 1-ph Transformers.
Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 3-ph Induction Motors
Starting and speed control of Induction Motors.
Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, and basic characteristics of each of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Lectures
Tutorial
Class discussions and activities
Homework and self-study

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Electric Machinery Fundamentals Stephen J. Chapman McGraw-Hill

Recommended books :

1) “Basic Engineering Circuit Analysis”, J. D. Irwin, Fourth edition, Macmillan, most recent edition. 2) (2) “Electric Circuits”, James W. Nilsson and Susan A. Riedel, Addison Wesley, most recent edition.

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