SEE308 - Electrical Machines and Drives


2023 unit information

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

SEE207 or SEE210



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour studio per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including a 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project and laboratory-based activities at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus for the scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive activities as detailed in the unit site.


This unit aims to provide students with principles of magnetic circuits, transformers, characteristics of electrical machines and drives with their 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.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve a mark of at least 40% in the problem solving tests and a mark of at least 50% in the Team project report.

Unit Fee Information

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