Electrical Energy Conversion Systems (ELEC3206)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study aims to give students a good understanding of electrical energy conversion techniques and equipment. Students who successfully complete this unit will 1) have a broad view of electrical energy conversion systems including transformers, DC machines, induction machines and synchronous machines; 2) be able to analyze and solve problems in transformers and electric machines; 3) have gained confidence in their ability to undertake more advanced study in the power area. The following specific topics are covered: magnetic circuits, inductance, sinusoidal excitation, hysteresis and eddy current loss, permanent magnets, electromechanical energy conversion, singly-excited and doubly-excited systems, transformers, single-phase, equivalent circuit parameters, three-phase transformers, autotransformers, DC machines, separate excitation, shunt excitation, series excitation, and compound excitation, efficiency, armature reaction, induction machines, revolving field, equivalent circuit, squirrel cage machines, measurements of the parameters, DC resistance test, no-load test, blocked-rotor test, synchronous machines, field relationships, power-angle relationships, salient pole machines.
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Further unit of study information
2 hours of lectures per week, 2 hours tutorial per fortnight and 3 hours lab per fortnight.
Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)
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