Technology of Electrotechnical Materials

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΤΕΧΝΙΚΩΝ ΥΛΙΚΩΝ / Technology of Electrotechnical Materials
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGeorgios Litsardakis
Course ID20000504

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours5
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
This is an advanced course on magnetic materials and applications.By the end of the course the student should be able to explain the fundamentals of magnetism and magnetic phenomena, to relate magnetic properties of materials with device functionality, and should be familiar with magnetic device design concepts.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Magnetostatics. Theory of magnetic materials. Magnetic circuits. Materials for permanent magnets. Losses in magnetic materials. Materials for high current applications. Materials for weak current applications.
magnetic materials, magnetic devices, permanent magnets
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
short videos, java applets execution
Course Organization
Laboratory Work40.1
Reading Assigment40.1
Student Assessment
written oral exam, with exercises and design problems
Student Assessment methods
  • written final exam (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Introduction to Magnetic Materials, B.D.Cullity and C.D.Graham, 2nd ed., Wiley Magnetism: I - Fundamentals, Springer 2002 Magnetism: II - Materials and Applications, Kluwer 2005 Physics of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, K.H.J.Buschow and Boer, Kluwer 2004
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