This unit introduces students to the operation principles and characteristics of electrical machines and transformers. Students will gain a thorough understanding of transformers, DC motors, induction machines and synchronous machines, with a particular focus on how these are utilised in industrial applications such as utility power system, wind power generation, fossil fuel power plants and industrial processes. Matlab/SimPowerSystems will be utilised by students in learning how to model and simulate systems featuring electrical machines and transformers. This unit prepares students to undertake future studies in Electrical Power Engineering.
|Unit name||Electrical Machines and Transformers|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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1. Explain the operation of motors, generators and transformers using knowledge of magnetic circuit laws and fundamental circuit laws.
2. Solve problems related to the operation, characteristics and implementation of motors, generators and transformers.
3. Demonstrate the operation and characteristics of motors, generators and transformers using mathematical and circuit models.
4. Analyse, draw conclusions and report the results of electrical machine and transformer experiments and simulations.
5. Model an industrial application through integrating motors, generators or transformers in a simple simulation model.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,798.00||031301|
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