Single-Course English 5 ECTS

Electrical machines

Overall Course Objectives

The primary objective of this course is to present and teach students about the function and design of electrical machines in terms of basic principles of theory of electromagnetism. Furthermore, the course focuses on means for analysis of electrical machine operation used in present and future energy system.

Learning Objectives

  • Magnetic circuits analysis
  • Three phase transformers and equivalent circuit analysis
  • Electromechanical energy conversion
  • Induction machine and equivalent circuit analysis
  • Experimental tests and measurements of electrical machine and use of data to identify equivalent circuit parameters
  • Synchronous machine and equivalent circuit and use phasor diagram analysis
  • DC machine and equivalent circuit of DC analysis
  • participate in group work and work effectively as part of a team

Course Content

The topics covered in this course are:
o Magnetic Circuits
o Transformers,
o Energy conversion
o Induction Machines
o Synchronous Machines
o Direct Current (DC) machines,

Recommended prerequisites

46700/62760, Knowledge of basic electromagnetism and electrical power systems

Teaching Method

Lectures, e-learning, assignments and laboratory exercises


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13 weeks




DTU Lyngby Campus

Course code 46725
Course type Candidate
Semester start Week 5
Semester end Week 19
Days Mon 13-17

7.500,00 DKK