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Module

EEE8155 : Design and Analysis of Electrical Machines & Drives

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Barrie Mecrow
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To give a good grounding and some experience in the physical design of electrical machines and a broad understanding electrical drives selection criteria.

Outline Of Syllabus

The design of modern electrical drives, with consideration of the machine, power electronics and control requirements. Comparisons are made between drive types and typical application considered.

Magnetic and electric loadings; thermal design; winding design, choice of pole number, phase number, field and armature location. Permanent magnet machines; induction machines; switched reluctance machines; vector control of ac machines; applications characteristic of ac drives; comparative evaluation of different drives.

Use of commercially available software to perform machine analysis and design.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

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Timetable