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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 :

This course aims to:  Understand the definitions and construction of magnetic circuit.  Recognize the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current) equations, basic characteristics and testing of 1-ph Transformers  Empathize the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, basic characteristics and testing of DC Machines.  Understand the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, basic characteristics and testing of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.  Realize the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, basic characteristics and testing of 3-ph Induction Motors.  Develop practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the equivalent circuit parameters and load characteristics of each of the previous machines.  Share ideas and work in a team or a group.

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Magnetic circuits. Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, basic characteristics, and experiments of each of the following machines: DC Machines, 1-ph Transformers, 3-ph Induction Motors, and 3-ph Synchronous Machines.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Identify the magnetic circuit definitions and concepts.
2- Define knowledge and understanding of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 1-ph Transformers.
3- Recognize knowledge and understanding of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of DC Machines.
4- Recognize knowledge and understanding of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 3-ph Synchronous Machines
5- Define knowledge and understanding of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 3-ph Induction Motors.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze and solve operating conditions of 1-ph Transformers.
2- Employ and solve operating conditions of DC Machines.
3- Apply and solve operating conditions of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.
4- Illustrate and solve operating conditions of 3-ph Induction Motors.
5- Decide and chose among different solution alternatives.
6- Evaluate obtained results both individually or as a part of team.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Explore practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the equivalent circuit parameters of 1-ph Transformers.
2- Develop practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the load characteristics of DC Machines.
3- Develop practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the equivalent circuit parameters of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.
4- Apply practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the load characteristics of 3-ph Induction Motors.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Write technical reports in accordance with standard scientific guidelines.
2- Work in a self-directed manner.
3- Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in the Lab.
4- Analyze problems and use innovative thinking in their solution.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Electric power system components 4 2 2
3 phase systems 4 2 2
Magnetic circuits 8 4 4
1- phase transformer & 3-phase transformer 8 4 4
D. C. Machines 10 6 4
AC Machines 14 6 8
Lab session for DC Machine and Transformer 8 4 4
Lab session for AC Machines 4 2 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Problem solving
Experiential learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments, Participation, & Quizzes 30.00
Final Exam 40.00 16
Mid-Term Exam 1 15.00 6
Mid-Term Exam 2 15.00 11

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Books:

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

Recommended books :

“Schaum's Electric Machines and Electromechanics”, by Syed A. Nasar. Nasar

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