Electrical Machines I

Course Information
TitleΗλεκτρικές Μηχανές I / Electrical Machines I
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorChristos Mademlis
Course ID600000981

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 72
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
COREElective Courses636

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
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
Upon successful completion of this course, students should: a) know the operation of the transformers and direct-current machines, b) know construction details of the transformers and direct-current machines, c) be able to analyze the operation of the machines through the respective equivalent circuits, d) know basic design elements of the transformers and direct-current machines, e) be able to experimentally determine the parameters of the machines' equivalent circuits.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to electric machinery principles. Production of a magnetic field, magnetic behavior of ferromagnetic materials, magnetically coupled circuits, energy losses, production of induced voltage and induced force. Transformers (theory and equivalent circuit). Direct current electric machines (principle operation and construction, commutation and armature construction, rotor windings, problems with commutation and solutions, power flow and losses in dc machines, dc generators and motors, equivalent circuit, dc machines characteristic curves, control of terminal voltage and rotor speed. Introduction to the AC electrical machines (introduction to the induction and synchronous machines, rotating magnetic field , introduction to the control techniques of the AC electrical machines).
Transformers, DC electric nachines and introduction to the AC electric machines
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
Laboratory Work180.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1)Ηλεκτρικές μηχανές ac-dc, Chapman Stephen J. 2)Ηλεκτρικές μηχανές, Τόμος I, Ξυπτεράς Γιάννης 3)Ηλεκτρικές Μηχανές, Hubert Charles I. 4)ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΚΕΣ ΜΗΧΑΝΕΣ, Fitzgerald,Kingsley,Umans
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