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Magnetic circuits and materials. Phasor analysis of single and three phase power. Transformers. Principles of electrical generation and distribution systems, synchronous and induction machines. DC machines. Motor control.
1. Understand and analyse single and three phase power circuits.2. Understand magnetic fields, with particular reference to energy conversion applications.3. Be familiar with the properties of different materials in magnetic fields.4. Understand and analyse a range of applications involving these principles and materials.5. Obtain some familiarity with electrical machine major components.6. Be introduced to the design principles associated with dc and ac machines.7. Be familiar with fundamental machine performance characteristics.8. Have performed some dc and ac machine performance calculations.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Subject to the approval of the Dean of Engineering and Forestry
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Carlson, A. Bruce , Gisser, David G;
Electrical engineering : concepts and applications
Chapman, Stephen J;
Electric machinery fundamentals
Nasar, S. A;
Electric energy systems
Prentice Hall, 1996.
Paul, Clayton R. , Nasar, S. A., Unnewehr, L. E;
Introduction to electrical engineering
Domestic fee $986.00
International fee $5,500.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
Electrical and Computer Engineering