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ENEE473 Electrical Machines Laboratory

Course Description: This course consists of experiments involving single and three phase transformers, induction machines, synchronous machines and DC machines.

Prerequisite(s): ENEE 205

Corequisite(s): None

Course 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