ELEC 0431: Electromagnetic energy conversion - Spring 2023

Class Schedule

Fri 10/02 General introduction, Maxwell's equations, Magnetic circuits (slides) Exercise session: Phasors and power in the sinusoidal steady state (slides)
Fri 17/02 Model CSL - Transformer: equivalent circuit (slides, notes) Exercise session: Balanced three-phase systems (slides)
Fri 24/02 Transformer: electric and magnetic losses, exterior characteristic, simulations Exercise session: Transformers (slides)
Fri 03/03 Overview electrical machines (slides) - Synchronous machines: physical principle, simulations, Potier diagram (slides, notes) Exercise session: Transformers (slides)
Fri 10/03 Synchronous machines: Behn-Eschenburg diagram, equivalent circuit, torque, network connection Exercise session: Synchronous machines (slides)
Fri 17/03 Asynchronous machines: physical principle, equivalent circuit, efficiency (slides, notes) Exercise session: Synchronous machines (slides)
Fri 24/03 Asynchronous machines: torque, speed control, start-up, circle diagram, operating modes simulations Exercise session: Asynchronous machines (slides)
Fri 31/03 DC machines (slides, notes) Exercise session: Asynchronous machines (slides)
Fri 07/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 14/04 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 21/04 DC machines Exercise session: DC machines (slides)
Fri 28/04 Electronic control systems: AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC (slides, notes) Exercice session: Electronic control systems (slides)
Fri 05/05 No class -
Fri 12/05 [Laboratory sessions] -
Fri 19/05 [Laboratory sessions] -

Interactive simulations

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

Podcasts (2021)

AM physical principle, AM equivalent circuit, AM efficiency, AMtorque, speed control, start-up, AMcircle diagram, AM operating modes, DC physical principle, DC generators, DC motors AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC