ECE 61014 - Electromagnetic and Electromechanical Component Design

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Areas of Specialization(s):

Energy Sources and Systems

Counts as:

Normally Offered: Fall - odd years

Requisites by Topic:
Knowledge of the use of field and co-energy techniques to calculate force/torque, understanding of theory of operation of permanent magnet ac machines (brushless dc machines), basic knowledge of electromagnetic fields

Catalog Description:
This course focuses on the design of electromagnetic and electromechanical systems, with power applications. The course includes optimization methods, modeling techniques for design (as opposed to for simulation), and the formulation of design problems as optimization problems.

Supplementary Information:
Fall 2009 CRN 17906

Required Text(s):
  1. Power Magnetic Devices: A Multi-Objective Design Approach, S. D. Sudhoff, IEEE Press/Wiley, 2014, ISBN No. 9781118489994.

Recommended Text(s): None.

Lecture Outline:

Weeks Major Topics
1 Single Objective Optimization
1 Multi Objective Optimization
4 Applied Magnetics Review of Fundamental Field Laws, Representation of Magnetic Materials, , High Fidelity Magnetic Equivalent Circuits, Introduction to Finite Element Analysis, Proximity Effects and AC Resistive Losses
1 Power Inductor Design, MEC Modeling, Design Formulation
0.5 Calculating Force Using Magnetic Equivalent Circuits
0.5 Electromagnet Design MEC Modeling Design, Design Formulation
1 Losses in Magnetic Materials, Eddy Current Loss, Hysteresis Loss, Empirical Loss Models
4 Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine Design, Review, Distributed Winding Systems, Analytical Field Solutions, Design Formulation
2 Advanced Topics, High-Frequency Conductor Losses, Skin Effect, Proximity Effect, Thermal Analysis, Thermal Equivalent Circuit