Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. Optional for: E5, E5em, M4, Pi4. Course coordinator: Dr Avo Reinap,, Industrial Electrical Engineering and Automation. Recommended prerequisits: EIEF15 Electrical Engineering (EE), ETE055 Electromagnetic Field Theory (PhyE), MIE012 Electrical Engineering, basic course (ME), ETEF01 Electromagnetic Field Theory (MathE). The course might be cancelled if the number of applicants is less than 4. 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 programme.

Compendium: Electrical machine design, IEA, LTH.