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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)

EET 215 Electric Machines and Energy Conversion Laboratory (1) Laboratory study of electric machine applications, transformers, and power systems.

EET 215 Electric Machines and Energy Conversion Laboratory (1)

The purpose of EET 215 is to provide students with practical experience with electromechanical energy conversion components associated with power system generation, utilization, transmission, and distribution. The laboratory experiments in this course will demonstrate empirically the concepts introduced in the companion lecture course, EET 214.

Topics covered include:
• Magnetics: energy conversion principles, motor and generator action
• Transformers: single-phase, 3-phase, autotransformers; per unit representation
• Induction machines: operation, modeling, characteristics, basic controls
• Synchronous machines: motor, generator, power factor control
• Power system representation and analysis

Laboratory activities will require that students apply basic knowledge of electric circuit analysis, electric machines, and engineering concepts to analyze and solve technical problems, using the assistance of computer tools as necessary. Students will be expected to develop proficiency in instrumentation using standard lab equipment, and will be required to use standard analysis and reporting tools to prepare formal laboratory reports and oral presentations.


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: EET 114, EET 118
Concurrent: EET 214

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.