code EE521
credit_hours 3
title Special Electrical Machines
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prequisites EE422
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Principles of design including elements design, process and/or a system related to specific disciplines. Contemporary engineering topics. Understand the principle and design of power electronic and drive system.
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objectives To investigate the different aspect of the fractional horse power motors. To study the theory of operation of single phase AC motors. To study the theory of operation of non conventional electrical machines.
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ref. books E.Hamdy, "Design of Small Electrical Machines", Wiley, 1994.
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textbook A.F.Fitzgerald, "Electric Machinery", McGraw-Hill Publishing company, 1990.
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Course Content
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1 Two phase AC Motors.
2 Single phase AC Motors.
3 Starting of single phase AC motor.
4 Single phase commutator series motor.
5 Energy conversion in doubly salient machines.
6 Three phase conventional reluctance machines.
7 7th week exam + Salient pole synchronous reluctance motor.
8 Operation principles of stepper motors.
9 Permanent magnet stepper motors.
10 Variable reluctance stepper motors.
11 Switched reluctance motors.
12 12th week exam + Linear induction motor.
13 Induction generator.
14 Operation and performance of permanent magnet DC motors.
15 Uni and bi-directional Brushless DC motors.
16 Final Exam.