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Electrical Machines and Drives

IVE - Engineering
IVE - Engineering
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Programme Code
Subject Area
Engineering - Electrical & Electronic , Engineering - Mechanical and Building Services, Engineering - Construction
Programme Type
Short Course
Offering Institution
IVE - Engineering
Contact Hours
Please contact 9081 5283 for the details of class commencement date
Course Outline
- Construction, Operating Principles
- Equivalent Circuit, Voltage Regulation and Efficiency
- Open and Short Circuit Tests
DC Machines
- Construction, Operating Characteristics of DC Machines
- E.m.f. Equation
- Steady State Characteristic and Equivalent Circuit
- Commutation and Armature Reaction
AC Machines
- Squirrel Cage and Wound Rotor Construction, Operating Principles
- Production of Rotating Field, Slip, Equivalent Circuit
- Power Flow Diagram, Torque Slip Relationship
- Single Phase Induction Motors
Power Converters
- Single Phase and Three Phase Controlled Rectifier
- Fully Controlled Rectifiers, Dual Converters
- Step Down and Step Up Choppers, Buck-Boost Regulator
- Single Phase and Three Phase Bridge Inverters
- Voltage and Frequency Control
Drive Systems
- Four Quadrant Operations, Torque Speed Relationship
- D.C. Drives fed from Single Phase and Three Phase Controlled Rectifiers
- D.C. Drives Fed from Choppers
- Induction Motor Drives
- Learners' performance will be assessed by Continuous Assessment (CA) and End-of-Module Assessment (EA).
- The minimum attendance requirement is 70%. Learners are not allowed to sit for the End-of-Module Assessment (EA), if he/she failed to meet the attendance requirement.
- 1 to 2 nights per week, 18:30 - 21:30 or 18:30 - 22:00.
- Practical lessons may be arranged on Saturday.
- In special circumstances, some lessons may be conducted in online mode.
- Duration: 52 hrs (lessons) + 3 hrs (EA).

Entry Requirements

- Graduates of Higher Diploma in Intelligent Building Technology and Automation Engineering (Programme Code: 71316A/71316F); AND
- Completion of bridging module "Electrical Power Systems" (Programme Code: 1532).

Applicants can use the "Apply Online" function, which available from the programme website and login to the Online Enrolment System to submit their applications.

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Whatsapp: 90815283 
Tel: 2435 9423 
Fax: 2432 2253
Email: EDiT@vtc.edu.hk
Website: EDiT.vtc.edu.hk

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