Semester 6

Course: Electrical Machines Ι

Course Code: MKΗ9
Course Level: Undergratuate
Obligatory/Elective: Elective
Semester: 6
Division: Main Course
Group: Main Course
ECTS Credits: 5
Hours Per Week: 5
Language: Greek, English

DC machines
- Generator operation –series excitation, compound excitation.
− motor operation – series excitation, compound excitation
- motor start.
- speed control.
- motor brake.
Three-phase transformers
- Construction characteristics, equivalent circuit.
- 3-phase connection types
- open and short circuit tests.
- 3-phase transformers loading.
- Parallel transformers
Synchronous generators
- Structure. Operation principle and types.
- Speed control,
- voltage control,
- Equivalent circuit,
-Power control,
- Operation limits
- parallel generators,
Salient pole generators
- Structure
- Equivalent circuit
Asynchronous motors
- Torque-speed characteristics,
- Start,
- Special applications motors (one-phase, universal, others)

Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module the learner will be able
1. Understand adequately the ac motors and generators, DCMachines
and Transformers operational principles.
2. Predict the machine operation under different conditions
3. Solve electric machines problems using the applicable
equivalent circuit


Electric Circuits I and II, Mathematical Analysis I and II, Electromagnetics

Teaching Methods:
Method Description Semester Workload
Lectures 26
Problems solving in class 13
Laboratory exercises 26
Homework-study 60
Total 125

Evaluation of laboratory exercises (20%)
- Two unannounced tests and one progress test (30%)
- Final exams (50%)

Suggested Books:

1) Ν. Σκραπαρλής, Β. Μολασιώτης, Δ. Τσιαμήτρος, «Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις Ηλεκτρικών Μηχανών
Συνεχούς και Εναλλασσομένου Ρεύματος», Εκδόσεις Σύγχρονη Παιδεία, ISBN: 978-960-357-114-8.
2) Chapman S., Electrical Machinery Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill Inc.


2) Chapman S., Electrical Machinery Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, McGraw-Hill Inc. ΓΚΑΡΟΥΤΣΟΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΗΣ-ΨΑΡΡΑ ΑΝΑΣΤΑΣΙΑ Ο.Ε

Lecturer: Tsiamitros Dimitris