ELEC 0431: Electromagnetic energy conversion - Spring 2024

Class Schedule

Fri 09/02 General introduction, Maxwell's equations, Magnetic circuits (slides) Exercise session: Phasors and power in the sinusoidal steady state (slides)
Fri 16/02 Transformer: equivalent circuit (slides) Exercise session: Balanced three-phase systems (slides)
Fri 23/02 Transformer: electric and magnetic losses, exterior characteristic, simulations Exercise session: Transformers (slides)
Fri 01/03 Synchronous machines: physical principle, simulations, Potier diagram (slides) Exercise session: Transformers
Fri 08/03 Test on phasors in the sinusoidal steady state and three-phase systems Exercise session: Synchronous machines
Fri 15/03 Synchronous machines: Behn-Eschenburg diagram, equivalent circuit, torque, network connection Exercise session: Synchronous machines
Fri 22/03 Asynchronous machines: physical principle, equivalent circuit, efficiency (slides) Exercise session: Asynchronous machines
Fri 29/03 Asynchronous machines: torque, speed control, start-up, circle diagram, operating modes simulations Exercise session: Asynchronous machines
Fri 05/04 DC machines (slides) Exercise session: DC machines
Fri 12/04 Electronic control systems: AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC (slides) Exercice session: Electronic control systems
Fri 19/04 No class [possible laboratory sessions] -
Fri 26/04 No class [possible laboratory sessions] (Easter holidays) -
Fri 03/05 No class (Easter holidays) -
Fri 10/05 No class [possible laboratory sessions] -
Fri 17/05 No class [possible 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, AM torque, speed control, start-up, AM circle diagram, AM operating modes, DC physical principle, DC generators, DC motors, AC-DC, DC-DC, DC-AC, AC-AC