• Course Code: POWE435
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3 Crs.: 3 Lec)
  • Course Type: Electrical Power and Machine Engineering Core Courses (EPMECC)

Course Description

History of Electric Machinery. Magnetic circuits. Principles of energy conversion. Single-phase transformers: construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, power flow, regulation and testing, autotransformer, tap-change transformer. Three-phase transformers: connections, per-unit equivalent circuit and special connections. DC Machines: construction, theory of operation, armature reaction and commutation, induced voltage, developed torque and equivalent circuits for separately excited, series, parallel and compound DC generators and DC motors, starting methods of DC motors. PMDC motors and brushless DC motors: construction, theory of operation and applications. Introduction to DC motor drives. Pre-req.: POWE 271.