Electrical Machines

Mechanical Engineering
5 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 15,0 T + 15,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 3,50 OT

- Toni dos Santos Alves

Previous knowledge of electricity and electronics

Students should familarised themselves with the constructive structure and appropriate use of electrical machines.

1. Introduction to electrical installations (5h)
2. Introduction to automation systems (5h)
3. Introduction to electrical machines (2h)
4. Transformers (13H)
5. Asynchronous motors (20h)
6. Dynamo/DC motor (15h)

Evaluation Methodology
Ongoing assessment - 5 practical assignments
Mid-term assessment - written test, exam, make-up exam and employed student exam
Final assessment - minimum mark of 9 in the written part and a minimum mark of 9.5 in practical assignments

- Matias, J. (2005). Máquinas Eléctricas Corrente Alternada. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-112). Lisboa: Didáctica Editora
- Rodrigues, J. e Matias, J. (1992). Máquinas Eléctricas - Transformadores. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-137). Lisboa: Didáctica Editora
- Matias, J. (1990). Máquinas Eléctricas Corrente Contínua. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-87). Lisboa: Didáctica Editora

Method of interaction
Lectures, tutorials and laboratory sessions, case-study analysis and practical coursework.

Software used in class