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

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