ELEC 0431: Electromagnetic energy conversion - Spring 2020

Class Schedule

Fri 07/02 General introduction, Maxwell's equations, Magnetic circuits (slides) Exercise session: Phasors and Power in the sinusoidal steady state
Fri 14/02 Magnetic circuits, cont'd; Transformer: equivalent circuit (slides) Exercise session: Phasors and Power in the sinusoidal steady state
Fri 21/02 Transformer: electric and magnetic losses, exterior characteristic Exercise session: Transformers
Fri 28/02 Synchronous machines: physical principle, Potier diagram (slides) Exercise session: Transformers
Fri 06/03 Synchronous machines: Behn-Eschenburg diagram, equivalent circuit, torque, network connection Exercise session: Synchronous machines
Fri 13/03 No class (COVID19) -
Fri 20/03 Asynchronous machines: physical principle, equivalent circuit, efficiency (slides) Exercise session: Synchronous and asynchronous machines
Fri 27/03 Asynchronous machines: torque, speed control, start-up, circle diagram, operating modes Exercise session: Asynchronous machines
Fri 03/04 DC machines: physical principle, generators, motors (slides) Exercise session: DC machines
Fri 10/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 17/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 24/04 Introduction to electronic control systems: AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC (slides) Exercise session: Electronic control systems
Fri 01/05 No class (Labor Day) -
Fri 08/05 Q and A -

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: