2015 - 2016

  Energy Conversion and Electrical Drive                                                               
Yuval BeckWolfson - Engineering001Mon1200-1500 Sem  1
University credit hours:  3.5

Course description
Credit ppoints: 2.5
Prerequisites: Basic Electronics.
Magnetic circuits. Basics of power transmission: Active and reactive power, Power factor, Transmission lines. Transformers: Structure, equivalent scheme, phasor diagram of voltages, currents and powers in a transformer, loss mechanisms and efficiency, voltage regulation. Induction machines: Structure, rotating magnetic field, equivalent scheme, loss mechanisms and efficiency, moment characteristics, starting methods. DC machine: structure, operation in motor and in generator mode, loss mechanisms and efficiency, characteristics in different excitation schemes.
The laboratory experiments include: transformers and power measurements, induction machine, DC machine.

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