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Faculty of Engineering & Technology

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Electrical Machines

  • Course Code :
    EPR 441
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Department of Electrical Engineering

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Area of Study :

This course aims to:  Develop the students' knowledge about the definitions and construction of magnetic circuit.  Prepare students to recognize the construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, of DC Machines, 1-ph Transformers, 3-ph Induction Motors, and 3-ph Synchronous Machines  Prepare students to recognize the basic characteristics and testing of DC Machines, 1-ph Transformers, 3-ph Induction Motors, and 3-ph Synchronous Machines  Develop student's practical skills and perform the required experiments to get the equivalent circuit parameters and load characteristics of each of the previous machines.

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Magnetic circuits. Construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, (voltage, current, power and torque) equations, basic characteristics, performance: efficiency and voltage regulation or speed regulation, and testing (experiments) and 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- a1- Identify the magnetic circuit definitions and concepts.
2- a2- Recognize the fundamentals of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of DC Machines.
3- a3- Define principles of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 1-ph Transformers.
4- a4- Define principles of construction, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 3-ph Induction Motors
5- a5- Recognize principles, theory of operation, equivalent circuit, and basic characteristics of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- b1- Perform basic calculations of magnetic circuits.
2- b2- Analyze the operating conditions of DC Machines.
3- b3- Analyze the operating conditions of 1-ph Transformers.
4- b4- Analyze and operating conditions of 3-ph Induction Motors.
5- b5- Analyze the operating conditions of 3-ph Synchronous Machines.
6- b6- Decide between among different solution alternatives.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- c1- Perform the required experiments to get the equivalent circuit parameters of DC Machines.
2- c2- Perform experiments to get the load characteristics of 1-ph Transformers.
3- c3- Develop practical skills to get the equivalent circuit parameters of 3-ph Induction Motors.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- d1. Work coherently and successfully as a part of a team in the Lab.
2- d2. Work in stressful environment and within constraints.
3- d3. Communicate effectively.
4- d4. Effectively manage tasks, time, and resources.


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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Electric power system components 5 3 2
3 phase systems 5 3 2
Magnetic circuits 10 6 4
D. C. Machines 15 9 6
1- phase transformer. 10 6 4
3-ph Induction Motors. 15 9 6
3-ph Synchronous Machines. 10 6 4
Lab session for AC Machines 5 3 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lecturing
Discussion
Problem Solving
Report
Experiential Learning

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
• Final exam 40.00
o assignments 10.00
o In Class Quizzes 10.00
o Lab 10.00
o Mid-Term exams 30.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher

Recommended books :

1-“Electric Machinery fundamentals”, Chapman, S. J., McGraw Hill Co., 4th edition, 2005. (Text Book). 2- "Principles of Electric Machines with Power Electronic Applications", M. E. El-Hawary, McGraw-Hill, most recent edition. 3-“Schaum's Electric Machines and Electromechanics”, by Syed A. Nasar

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