Credits: 2


Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENEE205; and must have earned a minimum grade of regular (letter) C- in all required 200-level ENEE courses; and permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department.
Recommended: ENEE322.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Electrical; Engineering: Computer).
Experiments involving single and three phase transformers, induction machines, synchronous machines and D.C. machines.

Semesters Offered

Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Spring 2024

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the basic theory and operation of electrical machines
  • Understanding how electrical machines fit into the larger context of power systems
  • Understanding and using procedures and analysis techniques to perform and describe electromagnetic and electromechanical tests on electrical machines

Topics Covered

  • AC circuits and phasor analysis
  • Three-phase circuits and power measurement
  • Single-phase transformer
  • Three-phase transformer
  • Three-phase induction machine (equivalent circuit model)
  • Three-phase induction machine (mechanical characteristics)
  • Single-phase operation of the three-phase induction motor
  • Single-phase induction motor
  • Three-phase synchronous machine (generator regime, equivalent circuit model)
  • Three-phase synchronous machine (motor regime, V-curves)
  • Three-phase synchronous machine (generator regime, parallel operation)
  • Frequency-control of the three-phase induction motor