ECE 458 - Electromechanical Energy Conversion

Description:  Credit 3U/4G. Electromagnetic forces and torque; magnetic circuits and transformers; DC machines; three-phase AC synchronous and induction machines; laboratory-demonstrations. Projects are required.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ECE 225

Textbooks:  Electric Machinery Fundamentals, Chapman, McGraw-Hill, 1985.


  • Review of electromagnetics, circuits, and mechanics
  • Magnetic circuits 
  • Transformers 
  • DC generators and motors 
  • AC synchronous generators and motors,three phase 
  • AC induction machines, three phase