Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - EEL6227
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Approved by SCNS
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: to GC 5/6/13 Elective. Approved. Cleared Syst Concurrence 7/31/13. to SCNS 8/5/13. Nmbr 6220 approved as 6227 eff 9/1/13
- Department and Contact Information
Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted 2600 2011-08-23 Department College Budget Account Number Electrical Engineering EN Contact Person Phone Kenneth A buckle 8139744772 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Course Information
Prefix Number Full Title EEL 6227 Electrical Machines and Drives Is the course title variable? N Is a permit required for registration? N Are the credit hours variable? N Is this course repeatable? If repeatable, how many times? 0 Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option 3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum) Electrical Machines and Drives Course Online? Percentage Online B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 0
EEL3302 and EGN3375
A graduate course intended to familiarize students with the electrical to mechanical energy converters known as machines and the power electronic circuits used to control the machines and produce integrated drives.
A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.
Replacing Selected Topics with Permanent number; already listed in program
B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?
There is a strong demand from both on campus graduate students and remote students employed in this area.
C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
Yes, 3 or more times
D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
A background in electrical machine design, electrical drives, and control of electrical drives.
- Other Course Information
The objective of the course is to prepare students to either pursue research in the area of electric drives or to work in an industrial setting where electric machines and drives are utilized.
B. Learning Outcomes
Students review circuit theory and electromagnetics required for Machines
Students review transformer theory
Students learn about DC Motors and Generators
Students learn about AC Induction Motors
Students learn about AC Synchronous Motors and Generators
Students learn about Industrial Motor Control
Students learn about Control of DC Motors
Students learn about Control of AC Motors
C. Major Topics
Topic 1 A Review of Circuits, Magnetics and Mechanical Aspects of Machines
Steady State AC Analysis
Non-Sinusoidal Waveforms and Fourier Analysis
Torque, Power and Efficiency
Heat and Heat Transfer
Topic 2 DC Generators
Topic 3 DC Motors, Efficiency and Heating in Electrical Machines
Topic 4 AC Power and Electrical Transformers
Topic 5 3 Phase Induction Motors Part 1
Topic 6 3 Phase Induction Motors Part 2
Topic 7 3 Phase Synchronous Alternators
Topic 8 3 Phase Synchronous Motors
Topic 9 Single Phase AC Motors
Topic 10 Basics of Industrial Motor Control and Elements of Power Electronics
Topic 11 Electronic Control of DC Motors
Topic 12 Electronic Control of AC Motors Topic 13 Electronic Control of AC Motors
Topic 14 Transmission and Distribution Solid State Controllers
Electric Machinery, A.E. Fitzgerald, Charles Kingsley and Stephen Umans, 6th Edition, McGraw Hill
E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases
F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy
Six problem sets 80%
Final Exam 20%
G. Assignments, Exams and Tests
Six problem sets worked and handed in for grading
A final exam
H. Attendance Policy
Course Attendance at First Class Meeting Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation Registration - 4.0101,
Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (http://usfweb2.usf.edu/usfgc/gc_pp/acadaf/gc10-045.htm)
In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. Its the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.
I. Policy on Make-up Work
J. Program This Course Supports
Ph.D. or Masters in Electrical Engineering
- Course Concurrence Information