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Module Title : Electrical Mechanics
Module Code : BEM410, BEEE380

Course Objective
To introduce the students to the theory of electrical machines and they’re application in industry and the basic factors involved in rotating machine design and performance.

Course Description

DC Machines
Drive characteristics of dc motors & generators, effect of commutation and armature reaction, review of control requirements and application areas.

AC Machines
Construction and principle of operation of induction motors, equivalent circuit and performance characteristics, control requirements and applications. Synchronous motors.

Principle of operation, characteristics, rating and rotor structure. Steam turbine alternators and maintenance of alternators.

Course Requirement
There will be 4 multiple-choice exams and course assignments (Reaction Papers). The objective is not to test your memorization skills but your ability to readily assimilate principles of computers and then apply the data and concepts to everyday problems and situations. 

Course Assignments: Reaction Papers

The reaction paper is your opportunity to reflect and consider each chapter presented in this course.  It should contain your own thoughts, reactions, opinions, areas of agreement or disagreement that you arrive at as you progress through the course.  It may be a reaction to something you read in the text, or outside lecture material.  The paper should be hand-written in ink and a minimum of one page (front & back), single-spaced.

All papers must be submitted at the end of the course.

Grading Procedure
Multiple-choice exams are valued at 70% of final grade; assignment is 30% of final grade.

Numeric Grades

Letter Grades




Superior work at high honors level produces publishable, professionally presentable work



High quality work.



Satisfactory work.



Below average work.



Failure. College-level skills not demonstrated.