Course Details

ELE 479 Electric Machines Laboratory II
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.

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesPreparing and/or Presenting Reports
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE477 ELECTRIC MACHINES II.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveThis course is designed to equip seniors with practical knowledge about three-phase transformers, and electrical machines (induction machines and synchronous 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 how to carry out power measurements in three-phase ac circuits,
  2. L.O.2. Practice on star - delta connection types of three-phase transformers, and carry out the corresponding circuit analyses,
  3. L.O.3. Find out steady-state equivalent circuit parameters of three-phase induction machines via tests,
  4. L.O.4. Know the performance characteristics of three-phase induction motors,
  5. L.O.5. Carry out tests to find out the open- and short-circuit characteristics of synchronous machines,
  6. L.O.6. Know the performance characteristics of single-phase induction motors.
Course ContentPower measurements in three-phase AC circuits,
Three-phase transformers: star - delta connections, performance tests,
Three-phase induction machines: No-load and blocked rotor tests
Three-phase induction machines: Torque-speed characteristics, efficiency tests, starting and maximum torque
Synchronous machines: Open-circuit and short-circuit characteristics
Single-phase induction motor performance tests
ReferencesELE 479 Electrical Machines Laboratory Manual - II. 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Preliminary Work - ELE 362 Lecture Notes
Week 2Preliminary Work - ELE 362 Lecture Notes
Week 3Preliminary work using the experiment sheets.
Week 4Quiz 1
Week 5Power measurement in three-phase ac circuits
Week 6Quiz 2
Week 7Three-phase transformers: star - delta connections, performance tests
Week 8Preliminary Work - ELE 362 Lecture Notes
Week 9Quiz 3
Week 10Three-phase induction machines: No-load and blocked rotor tests
Week 11Quiz 4
Week 12Three-phase induction machines: Torque-speed characteristics, efficiency tests, starting and maximum torque
Week 13Quiz 5 + Synchronous machines: Open-circuit and short-circuit characteristics
Week 14Single-phase induction motor performance tests
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 succes060
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes040

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 5 2 10
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)5315
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)5210
Final Exam (Study duration) 11515
Total Workload162250

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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