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EE371 - Electromechanical Energy Conversion

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  • COURSE INFORMATON

    Course Title

    Code

    Semester

    C +P + L  Hour

    Credits

    ECTS

    Electromechanical Energy Conversion

    EE 371

    5

    3+0+0      3

    3

    7

     

    Prerequisites

    None

     

    Language of Instruction

    English

    Course Level

    Undergraduate

    Course Type

    Core

    Course Coordinator

    Canbolat Uçak

    Instructors

    Canbolat Uçak

    Assistants

    Bariş Dai

    Goals

    To provide a background in electromechanical energy conversion devices by combining mechanics with the fundamentals of electricity and magnetism.

    Content

    Magnetic Circuits and Magnetic Materials. Transformers. Electromechanical Energy Conversion Principles. Introduction to Rotating Machines. Synchronous Machines. Polyphase Induction Machines. DC Machines. Variable-Reluctance Machines and Stepping Motors. Single- and Two-Phase Motors.

     

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Outcomes

    Teaching Methods

    Assessment Methods

    Ability to develop and analyze equivalent magnetic circuits of basic electromechanical devices

    1,2

    1

    A,D

    Ability to design and conduct experiment for magnetic devices

    1,4,5,7,8,10

    1,6

    A,C,E

    Ability to develop and solve dynamic equations of electromechanical devices

    1,4,5,8

    1,6

    A,E

    Understanding of commonly used rotating AC and DC machines

    1,2

    1

    A,D

     

    Teaching Methods:

    1: Lecture, 2: Problem Solving, 3: Simulation, 4: Seminar, 5: Interdisciplinary group working, 6: Laboratory, 7: Term research paper, 8: Guest Speaker, 9: Sample Project Review

    Assessment Methods:

    A: Exam, B: Quiz, C: Experiment, D: Homework, E: Project

     

     

    COURSE CONTENT

    Week

    Topics

    Study Materials

    1

    Magnetic circuits

    Textbook

    2

    Magnetic materials

    Textbook,

    Additional Resources

    3

    Transformers

    Textbook,

    Additional Resources

    4

    Transformers in three-phase circuits and per-unit system

    Textbook

    5

    Electromechanical energy conversion principles, Midterm 1

    Textbook

    6

    Magnetic force and torque

    Textbook

    7

    Dynamic equations for electromechanical devices

    Textbook

    8

    Introduction to AC and DC Machines

    Textbook

    9

    Rotating MMF waves in AC machines

    Textbook,

    Additional Resources

    10

    Synchronous machines, Midterm 2

    Textbook

    11

    Poly-phase induction machines

    Textbook

    12

    DC Machines

    Textbook

    13

    Variable-reluctance machines and stepping motors

    Textbook

    14

    Single and two-phase motors

    Textbook

     

    RECOMMENDED SOURCES

    Textbook

    E. Fitzgerald, C. Kingsely, S. D. Umans, “Electric Machinery”, McGraw-Hill, Inc., 2003

    Additional Resources

    Turan Gönen, "Electrical Machines", Power International Press, 1998

     

    Stephen J. Chapman, "Electric Machinery Fundamentals", McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991

     

    MATERIAL SHARING

    Documents

     

    Assignments

     

    Exams

    Questions and Answers of Old Exams

     

    ASSESSMENT

    IN-TERM STUDIES

    NUMBER

    PERCENTAGE

    Midterm Exam

    2

    67

    Homework

    2

    8

    Project

    2

    25

    Total

     

    100

    CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    40

    CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    60

    Total

     

    100

     

    COURSE CATEGORY

    Expertise/Field Courses

     

    COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

    No

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Contribution

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

     

    1

    Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.

           

     

    2

    Ability to identify, formulate, and solve Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

           

     

    3

    Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.

               

    4

    Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.

         

     

     

    5

    Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating engineering problems

           

     

    6

    Ability to access information; For this purpose ability to perform database searching and conduct literature review.

               

    7

    Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.

         

       

    8

    Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language.

         

       

    9

    Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.

               

    10

    Awareness of professional and ethical responsibility.

     

           

    11

    Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.

               

    12

    Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Activities

    Quantity

    Duration
    (Hour)

    Total
    Workload
    (Hour)

    Course Duration

    13

    3

    39

    Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

    14

    7

    98

    Midterms

    2

    1.5

    3

    Homework

    2

    7

    14

    Project

    2

    7

    14

    Final examination

    1

    2

    2

    Total Work Load

       

    170

    Total Work Load / 25 (h)

       

    6.8

    ECTS Credit of the Course

       

    7

     

     

  • Syllabus
  • Course Outline:

    Magnetic Circuits and Magnetic Materials. Transformers. Electromechanical Energy Conversion Principles. Introduction to Rotating Machines. Synchronous Machines. Polyphase Induction Machines. DC Machines. Variable-Reluctance Machines and Stepping Motors. Single- and Two-Phase Motors.