This unit introduces students to the operation principles and characteristics of electrical machines and transformers as well as the physics behind the operation of these machines. Students will gain a thorough understanding of transformers, DC motors, induction machines and synchronous machines. 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. Determine electric and magnetic field strengths and their effects in and around electrical machinery, including effects of magnetic induction on moving parts.
4. Making use of Maxwell’s equations, model electromagnetic radiation and magnetic fields due to moving parts containing currents.
5. Apply concepts of radiation cutoff frequencies to design EM screening structures.
6. Analyse, draw conclusions and report the results of physics and electrical machines experiments.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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ENG104 and KME271
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
3 lectures and 1 tutorial per week, 5 x 3 hour labs
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