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SEE308 - Electrical Machines and Drives

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Mehdi Seyedmahmoudian

Prerequisite:

SEE207 or SEE210

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hours practical and project work per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project and laboratory-based activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 x 1 hours of class per week (recordings provided), 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project and laboratory-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week.

Content

This unit aims to provide students with principles of magnetic circuits, single phase and three phase transformers, real and reactive power, characteristics of electrical machines and drives (generator and motors) and power electronics fundamentals which are all used for many industrial applications such as utility power system, wind power generation, electric vehicle applications, power plants, and many industrial processes. This unit will also introduce variable speed motor drives and associated power electronic converters.

Assessment

Examination 50%, individual laboratory reports (5 x 5% each) (students work in teams) 25%, group project report 25%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the final examination and a mark of at least 50% in laboratory reports.

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