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Module

ENG1003 : Electrical and Magnetic Systems

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Jon Goss
  • Lecturer: Dr Andrew Smith, Dr Mohamed Dahidah, Dr Rosemary Norman, Dr Paul Haigh, Mr Andrew Lovatt, Professor Barrie Mecrow, Dr Martin Johnston, Dr Shafiq Odhano, Dr Simon Lambert
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 15
ECTS Credits: 8.0

Aims

To give an understanding of electromagnetic fields and forces
To enable the student to understand simple electrical machines and transformers
To instruct students in the rules, devices and applications of AC and DC circuits

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction to concepts of:
-       electric fields, forces, potentials, fluxes, energies and capacitance.
-       magnetic fields and forces
-       the Lorentz force and induction
Introduction to the principles of DC. machines and transformers
Introduction to DC Circuits:
-       Basic circuit laws, specifically Ohm’s & Kirchov’s
-       Basic circuit analysis
-       Source equivalence
Introduction to AC Circuits:
-       Complex notation of AC waveforms
-       Phase and magnitude concepts
-       Phasor representation of AC signals
Introductory AC power
-       Concepts of reactive, real and actual power
-       Power factor

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.

Reading Lists

Timetable