ECTSElectromechanical Energy Conversion

Electromechanical Energy Conversion (EE352) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Electromechanical Energy Conversion EE352 Elective Courses 3 2 0 4 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
EE 210 or EE 234 or AEE 202
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type Technical Elective Courses
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Experiment, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. H. Bülent Ertan
Course Assistants
Course Objectives • To remember basics of electromagnetic field theory • To learn modelling magnetic circuits and their solution.Learn concepts of inductance and stored energy • To learn properties of Magnetic materials and their characteristics. To understand AC excitation and core loss concepts. • To learn transformer operating principle,, ideal transformer, single phase transformer, equivalent circuit, efficiency and regulation concepts. To under understand the operating principle of 3-phase transformers. • Per Unit system • To learn electromechanical energy conversion principle, co-energy and force production concepts. • To learn the concept of rotating field and induced emf onceepts • To learn operating principle of 3-phase induction motors, their equivalent circuit, power flow and testing. • To learn starting asynchronous machines and their speed control methods • To understand the operation principle of synchronous machines, their equivalent circuit and characteristics.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • 1. Be able to solve magnetic circuits
  • 2. Be able to calculate inductance and design inductance
  • 3. Be able to calculate core loss and stored energy in a magnetic circuit
  • 4. Be able to find the voltage and current transformations across a transformer
  • 5. Be able to calculate the losses and efficiency, voltage regulation of an transformer
  • 6. Be able to test transformers and derive the equivalent circuit of a transformer from measurements
  • 7. Knows Per Unit system
  • 8. Be able to calculate force produced by an electromechanical system and design such a system
  • 9. Be able to test asynchronous motors and calculate equivalent circuit paramaeters
  • 11. Be able to calculate torque-speed characteristic of an asynchronous machine.
  • 12. Knows speed control techniques of induction motors
  • 13. Knows power-load angle characteristics of synchronous machines
  • 15. Can test synchronous machines to obtain open circuit and short circuit characteristics
  • 16. Knows capacitive and inductive power factor operation of synchronous generators.
Course Content Electric machinery fundamentals, magnetic circuits and materials, electromechanical energy conversion principles, transformers: the ideal transformer, practical transformers, special transformers, three-phase transformers; DC Machines; DC generators, DC motors, DC motor starters, variable speed control of DC motors, synchronous machines: synchrono

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 • Introduction to the course. Why electrical machines? Principles of electromagnetics, Magnetic circuits, inductance Please, review last week lecture notes and read chapter 1 of your book.
2 • Excitation by AC current, magnetic loss, introduction to transformers. Please, review last week lecture notes and glance tChapter 1 and 2 from your book.
3 • Stored energy in magnetic field, magnetic materials, examples. Please, review last week lecture notes and continue to read chapter 1 of your book.
4 • Ideal transformer, transformer equivalent circuit. Transformer tests, examples Please, review last week lecture notes and continue to read Chapter 2 of your book.
5 • Three-phase transformers, examples review last week lecture notes andcontinue to read Chapter 2 of your book.
6 Per Unit system. Examples. Read section 2.6 of your book.
7 • Energy conversion. Energy, coenergy, force. Read Chapter 3 of Fitzgerald-Kinsley
8 • Rotating field concept. Induced voltage. Read Chapter 4 of your book.
9 • Structure of an induction machine. Induction machine equivalent circuit. Read Chapter 7 of your book.
10 • Induction motor parametreleri, locked rotor test, no load test. Examples Read Chapter 7 of your book.
11 • Induction motor torque-speed characteristics Please, review last week lecture notes and glance this week’s topics from the lecture notes
12 • Power flow, starting, speed control. Read Chapter 7 of your book.
13 • Synchronous machines, equivalent circuit. Read Chapter 5 of your book.
14 Final examination period Review of topics
15 Final examination period Review of topics


Course Book 1. Electric Machinery Fundamentals, Stephen J. Chapman, fifth Edition, McGraw-Hıll International Edition
2. Electric Machinery and Transformers Bhag S. Guru, Hüseyin R. Hızıroğlu, Oxford

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 5
Homework Assignments 2 5
Presentation - -
Project 2 10
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 9 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Accumulated knowledge on mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering; an ability to apply the theoretical and applied knowledge of mathematics, science and mechatronics engineering to model and analyze mechatronics engineering problems. X
2 An ability to differentiate, identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and implement proper analysis, modeling and implementation techniques for the identified engineering problems. X
3 An ability to design a complex system, product, component or process to meet the requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; an ability to apply contemporary design methodologies; an ability to implement effective engineering creativity techniques in mechatronics engineering. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include economics, environment, sustainability, producibility, ethics, human health, social and political problems.) X
4 An ability to develop, select and use modern techniques, skills and tools for application of mechatronics engineering and robot technologies; an ability to use information and communications technologies effectively. X
5 An ability to design experiments, perform experiments, collect and analyze data and assess the results for investigated problems on mechatronics engineering and robot technologies. X
6 An ability to work effectively on single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; an ability for individual work; ability to communicate and collaborate/cooperate effectively with other disciplines and scientific/engineering domains or working areas, ability to work with other disciplines. X
7 An ability to express creative and original concepts and ideas effectively in Turkish and English language, oral and written, and technical drawings. X
8 An ability to reach information on different subjects required by the wide spectrum of applications of mechatronics engineering, criticize, assess and improve the knowledge-base; consciousness on the necessity of improvement and sustainability as a result of life-long learning; monitoring the developments on science and technology; awareness on entrepreneurship, innovative and sustainable development and ability for continuous renovation. X
9 Consciousness on professional and ethical responsibility, competency on improving professional consciousness and contributing to the improvement of profession itself. X
10 A knowledge on the applications at business life such as project management, risk management and change management and competency on planning, managing and leadership activities on the development of capabilities of workers who are under his/her responsibility working around a project. X
11 Knowledge about the global, societal and individual effects of mechatronics engineering applications on the human health, environment and security and cultural values and problems of the era; consciousness on these issues; awareness of legal results of engineering solutions. X
12 Competency on defining, analyzing and surveying databases and other sources, proposing solutions based on research work and scientific results and communicate and publish numerical and conceptual solutions. X
13 Consciousness on the environment and social responsibility, competencies on observation, improvement and modify and implementation of projects for the society and social relations and be an individual within the society in such a way that planing, improving or changing the norms with a criticism. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 3 48
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 2 5 10
Homework Assignments 2 5 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 5 5
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 10 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 156