Syllabus academic year 2007/2008

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. Optional for: E4em. Course coordinator: Professor Mats Alak├╝la,, Inst f ind elektrotekn o aut. Prerequisites: ESS060 Electrical Engineering. Recommended prerequisits: EIE015 Power Electronics. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 4. The number of participants is limited to 30 Assessment: Approved design report grants the grade 3. For higher grade a written exam is required. Home page:

Electromechanic actuators are getting increasingly more common in industry products and productions systems. Skills in the design and integration of such are thus important. The purpose of this course is to provide such skills.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Lectures: Windings, current density, torque production and losses. Optimisation, torque quality, reluctance net models, FEM analysis.
Project: Design of an electrical machine with the use of a FEM design program.

Compendium: Electrical machine design, IEA, LTH.