ELECTRICAL MACHINE DESIGN

Second cycle degree in ELECTRICAL ENERGY ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: NICOLA BIANCHI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: It is neccesary to know basis of Electric Circuit, Magnetic Fields and Electrical Machines theory.
Examination methods: Traditional method with

lectures: 24
exercises: 30
computation laboratory: 24
Course unit contents: Design and analysis of electric machines
Design of electrical machines for standard applications. Design of single- and three-phase reactors and transformers, with air and oil cooling system.Synchronous machines. Induction motors. DC motors.
Design of electrical machines for electrical drives. DC motors with wound rotor and permanent magnet rotor. Brushless motors. Induction motors. Synchronous reluctance motors. Switched reluctance motors. Additional losses and stress due to the electronic converter supply.

Innovative tools and techniques for the electrical machine design. Optimization techniques as design tools. Applications of electromagnetic field computation tools (Laboratory of finite element analysis of electrical machines).