Course Details

ELE 365 Electrical Machines Laboratory I
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 18/05/2022.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesPreparing and/or Presenting Reports
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE361 ELECTRIC MACHINES I.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThis course is designed to equip seniors with practical knowledge about magnetic circuits, transformers, and electrical machines (DC machines) by experiments carried out in the Electrical Machines Laboratory. 
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will L.O.1. Know power measurements in ac circuits,
  2. L.O.2. Derive B-H (hysteresis) characteristics of magnetic materials, and learn how to calculate the associated core losses,
  3. L.O.3. Find out steady-state equivalent circuit parameters of transformers via tests, and thereof calculate the transformer performance parameters,
  4. L.O.4. Know the DC generator operating characteristics,
  5. L.O.5. Know DC motor types and their torque versus speed characteristics,
  6. L.O.6. Have a general knowledge on DC motor speed control.
Course ContentPower measurement in a.c. circuits,
Single-phase transformer: voltage and current waveforms, hysteresis loop,
Transformer open-and short-circuit tests, efficiency and voltage regulation,
DC machines: magnetization characteristic, excitation types,
Operating characteristics of DC generators and motors,
DC motor speed control.
ReferencesELE 365 Electrical Machines Laboratory Manual. 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 2Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 3Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 4Preliminary work using the experiment sheets.
Week 5Power measurement in AC circuits
Week 6Single-phase transformer: voltage and current waveforms, hysteresis loop + Quiz 2
Week 7Transformer open-and short-circuit tests, efficiency and voltage regulation + Quiz 3
Week 8Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 9Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 10DC machines: magnetization characteristic, excitation types + Quiz 4
Week 11DC generators load characteristics + Quiz 5
Week 12Preliminary Work - ELE 361 Lecture Notes
Week 13Preliminary work using the experiment sheets.
Week 14Operating characterisitics of series and shunt dc motors + Quiz 6
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes1360
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 7 3 21
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)7214
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)6212
Final Exam (Study duration) 11010
Total Workload211757

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.   X  
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.  X  
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods. X    
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.X    
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.    X
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.    X 
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. X   
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.X    
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.  X  
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.    X
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.   X 
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.  X  

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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