code EE727
credit_hours 3
title Advanced Electrical Machines
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prequisites None
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Permanent magnet technology. Brushless DC motors and PM machines. Theory and performance of: Variable reluctance stepper motors, Permanent magnet stepper motors, Hybrid stepper motor. Casting construction. Drive circuit. Operation modes. Application. Solid rotor machines theory and their application. Homo-polar and hetero-polar machines.
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objectives The student should be able to: Study magnetic characteristics of permanent and excited magnets. Represent the saliency effect of singly excited machines. Simulate special machines in friendly user software packages.
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ref. books T. Kenjo, A. Sugwara, "Stepping Motors and their Microprocessors Controls", Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1994. J. F. Gieras and M. Wing, "Permanent Magnet Motor Technology: Design and Applications", Marcel Dekker, N.Y., 1997.
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Course Content
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1 Basic Concepts of Rotating Machines.
2 Properties of Magnetic Material and Permanent Magnet Technology.
3 Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor and its applications.
4 Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator and its applications.
5 Brushless DC Motors (Trapezoidal and sinusoidal type EMF).
6 Induction Generator (self excited and grid connected): Operation and Analysis.
7 Multiply and singly excited magnetically field system.
8 Variable Reluctance Machine Configuration: Radial and Axial flux Machine.
9 Synchronous Reluctance Motor and Generator.
10 Stepper Motors.
11 Switched Reluctance motors and generators.
12 Linear machines.
13 Transverse Flux Machines, Yokeless and Segmented Armature machine.
14 High Temperature Superconducting Machines.
15 Magnetic Gearing: SNAPPER, PM Air-cored Machines: C-GEN.
16 Final Exam.