Checking date: 30/06/2018


Course: 2019/2020

Magnetic circuits and transformers
(14131)
Study: Bachelor in Industrial Technologies Engineering (256)


Coordinating teacher: BURGOS DIAZ, JUAN CARLOS

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Electrical Engineering

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Students are expected to have completed
Physics II Electrical Power Engineering Fundamentals
Description of contents: programme
Topic 1: REVIEWING BASIC CONCEPTS ON ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM. Maxwell equations. Core losses. Dielectric losses. Magnetic circuits. Self and mutual inductances. Topic 2: CONSTITUTION OF POWER TRANSFORMERS. Magnetic core, windings, insulation system. Transformer refrigeration. Basic concepts on maintenance. Topic 3: 1-PHASE TRANSFORMERS. No load performance. On-load performance. Overloads. Equivalent circuit. Efficiency. Voltage drop. Parallel operation. Short circuit currents. Inrush current. Topic 4: 3-PHASE TRANSFORMERS. Types of transformers. Phasor groups. No-load performance. Transformer performance under balanced and un-balanced loads. Zero-sequence impedance. Tertiary windings. Interconnected star windings. Three winding transformers. Autotransformers. Tap changers. Application of the different transformer types and phasor groups.
Learning activities and methodology
The learning methodology includes: - Lectures covering the main topics described within the course outline. - Case study and problem solving lectures, where some issues are addressed from a practical point of view. - Laboratory sessions
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Kulkarni, S.V.; Khaparde S.A.. Transformer engineering. Design and Practice. Marcel Dekker. 2012
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