ELEC 0431: Electromagnetic energy conversion - Spring 2016

Class Schedule

Wed 03/02S94 General introduction, Maxwell's equations Magnetic circuits, simulations (inductor.pro)
Wed 10/02S94 Transformer: equivalent circuit -
Wed 17/02S94 Transformer: electric and magnetic losses, exterior characteristic Exercise sessions 1-2 (Circuits and phasors, tri-phase systems, magnetic circuits)
Wed 24/02S94 Simulations (transfo.pro, pmsm.pro); Synchronous machines: physical principle, equivalent circuit, Potier and Behn-Eschenburg diagrams Exercise session 3 (Transformer)
Wed 02/03S94 Synchronous machines: torque, network connection, simulations Exercise session 5 (Synchronous machines)
Wed 09/03S94 Q & A session Exercise session 4 (DC machines)
Wed 16/03S94 Asynchronous machines: equivalent circuit, torque, efficiency, start-up, simulations Exercise session 6-7 (Asynchronous machines)
Wed 23/03S94 Asynchronous machines: speed control, circle diagram Exercise session (exam-type problems)
Wed 30/03- [No class] -
Wed 06/04- [No class] -
Wed 13/04- [No class] -
Wed 20/04S94 DC machines: motors -
Wed 27/04S94 DC machine: generators Exercise session (exam-type problems)
Wed 04/05S94 Electronic control systems: AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC (slides) -
Wed 11/05S94 Exercise session (system design using datasheets) -

Interactive simulations

  1. Download the simulation code for Windows, Linux, MacOSX, Android or iOS (iPhone & iPad).
  2. Launch the app
  3. Open a model:
  4. Press `Run'
Selection of models: