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Unit details

SEE308 - Electrical Machines

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

Sui Yang Khoo

Prerequisite:

SEE207

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 2 hours laboratory and project work per week.  Compulsory campus attendance requirement for all students either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or on a single scheduled day during Week 8.   Typically Waurn Ponds (Geelong) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester and Cloud (online) enrolled students will attend the compulsory activities for this unit on a single scheduled day during Week 8.

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit covers the basic principles of magnetic circuits, single phase and three phase transformers, real and reactive power, and principle of rotating electric machines. Topics addressed in this unit include: switching behaviour of controlled rectifier, DC-AC inverter circuits, DC-DC boost and buck converters, PWM DC-DC converter drive, four quadrant converter for DC machines, rotating electromagnetic waves in AC machines, synchronous machines, variable voltage-frequency control for induction machine, current and variable frequency supply, equivalent circuit of machines, torque-speed characteristics and drive system design, dynamic and regenerative braking of machines.

Assessment

Project work 20%, laboratory work 20%, examination 60%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination and compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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