ELEC 0431: Electromagnetic energy conversion - Spring 2018

Class Schedule

Fri 09/02 General introduction, Maxwell's equations, Magnetic circuits (slides) -
Fri 16/02 Magnetic circuits (cont'd); Transformer: equivalent circuit (slides) Exercise session 1: Transformers
Fri 23/02 Transformer: electric and magnetic losses, exterior characteristic, simulations Exercise session 2: Transformers
Fri 02/03 Synchronous machines: physical principle, equivalent circuit, Potier and Behn-Eschenburg diagrams (slides) Exercise session 3: Synchronous machines
Fri 09/03 Synchronous machines: torque, network connection, simulations Exercise session 4: Synchronous machines
Fri 16/03 Asynchronous machines: equivalent circuit, torque, efficiency, start-up, simulations (slides) Exercise session 5: Synchronous and asynchronous machines
Fri 23/03 Asynchronous machines: speed control, circle diagram Exercise session 6: Asynchronous machines
Fri 30/03 DC machines: generators (slides) Exercise session 7: Asynchronous machines
Fri 06/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 13/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 20/04 DC machine: motors Exercise session 8: DC machines
Fri 27/04 Electronic control systems: AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC (slides) Exercise session 9: Electronic control systems
Fri 04/05 No class -
Fri 11/05 Questions and Answers -

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: