Module Catalogues

Electromagnetism and Electromechanics

Module Title Electromagnetism and Electromechanics
Module Level Level 1
Module Credits 5.00

Aims and Fit of Module

To consolidate and apply fundamental knowledge of electromagnetic fields; electric and magnetic circuits; to model an electromechanical automation system using motors, electric machines, transformers and synchronous machines, which are important to engineering and applications.

Learning outcomes

A. Apply basic principles related to electrostatics, magnetostatics, and electromagnetic induction.
B. Use the time-invariant Maxwell's equations in differential and integral form for engineering applications such as inductors and capacitors.
C. Apply knowledge of electromagnetic fields to solve electric and magnetic circuit problems.
D. Model electromechanical systems using motors, transformers, or generators.
E. Understand the measurement of electromagnetic fields and analyse the results.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and supervised laboratory sessions.