Electrical machines 311

Module code ELX 311
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Magnetic circuits: flux, flux density, reluctance, hysteresis, MMF.Magnetic Energy, Conversion: Process, field energy, mechanical force in electromagnetic systems. Transformers: Types of transformers, per unit system, voltage regulation and efficiency, three phase circuit analysis. Principles of machines: Torque, speed, efficiency and heat loss, circuit models. Machines: Power transformers, DC motors, induction motors.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites EIR 211/221
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 tutorial per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Academic organisation Electrical, Electronic and Com
Period of presentation Semester 1

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