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ECE 331: Energy Conversion

Transformers, AC and DC Machines

 

 

 

 

Instructor:            Jacob Glower

Email:                  jacob_glower@yahoo.com

Text: (Lecture notes plus pick one)       

·        Electric Machines, Theory, Operation, Applications, Adjustment, and Control:  Hubert  ($53 used)

·        Basic Electric Motors: Del Toro  ($13 used)

·        Electric Machinery and Transformers:  Guru & Hiziroglu ($43 used)

·        Electric Machines:  Principles, Applications, and Control Schematics:  Zorbas ($13 used)

·        Google Electronics Tutorials (free!)

 


 

 

Topic

Videos & Papers

Homework

Old Homework Sets & Solutions

Lab

M

Aug 21

Holiday!

W

Aug 23

 Introduction & KVN / KCL

F

Aug 25

Complex Numbers

M

Aug 28

Phasors,

W

Aug 30

RL Circuits

F

Sep 1

Maxwell’s Equations

M

Sep 4

Holiday!

W

Sep 6

Magnetic Circuits

F

Sep 8

Inductors

M

Sep 11

Steady-State Analysis of RL Circuits

Tesla’s Article on Hysteresis (1890)

“On Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies”  Einstein

W

Sep 13

Review

F

Sep 15

Test #1

M

Sep 18

Ideal Transformer

 

 

Lab 1:  Inductors

W

Sep 20

Transformer Testing

F

Sep 22

Transformer Design

M

Sep 25

AutoTransformers

 

W

Sep 27

Delta-Y Connections

F

Sep 29

Unbalanced Loads

M

Oct 2

Per-Unit Analysis

Transfomer Life Cycle Costing

 

W

Oct 4

Career Fair – no class

F

Oct 6

Life Cycle Costing

M

Oct 9

3-Phase Induction Motor

 

Lab 2: 3-Phase Induction Motors

W

Oct 11

Modeling

F

Oct 13

Testing

M

Oct 16

3-Phase Induction Generator

Motor Animations

W

Oct 18

Review

F

Oct 20

Test #2

M

Oct 23

Single-Phase Induction Motor

Single Phase Induction Motor

Single Phase IM Animation

Starting a motor w/o cap

Lab 3: Single Phase Induction Motors

W

Oct 25

Modeling & Testing

F

Oct 27

Loading

M

Oct 30

Synchronous Motors

Lab 4: Synchronous Motors

W

Nov 1

Modeling & Testing

F

Nov 3

Loading

M

Nov 6

Sync Generators

Lab 5: Synchronous Generators

W

Nov 8

DC Permanent Magnet Motors

F

Nov 10

M

Nov 13

Spreadsheets & Simulating DC Motors

 

Lab 6: DC Machines

W

Nov 15

DC Shunt

F

Nov 17

Startup Sequence for a DC Motor

M

Nov 20

DC Series-Shunt

 

W

Nov 22

DC Series

F

Nov 24

 

M

Nov 27

DC Generators

 

W

Nov 29

Review

F

Dec 1

Test #3

M

Dec 4

 

W

Dec 4

F

Dec 6

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