ELG2336B: Electric Circuits and Machines for Mechanical Engineering  (2017) 

Course Outline
Textbook: Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering, G. Rizzoni, McGraw Hill (Any Version)
Lecture: Tuesday 8:30:00-10:00; Friday 10:00-:11:30  Room: CBYB205
Lab: (CBY B302: Session 1 (Thursday): 16:30-17:30; Session 2 (Friday): 8:00-9:00)
Instructor: Riadh Habash (rhabash@site.uottawa.ca); Office hours: Open

TA: Azadeh Dastmalchi  (azadeh.dastmalchi@gmail.com)

TA: Komal Tanti (ktant023@uottawa.ca)

TA: Hamideh Ghanadian (hghan053@uottawa.ca)

TA: Shi'an Wang (swang252@uottawa.ca)

 

Course Progressing

Part 1: Electric Circuit Theory and Analysis
January 10 Lecture: Introduction; Chapter 2: Ohm's law, KVL, KCL
January 12

Lab: Make Lab Teams (3 Students, Each): General Instructions Introductory Session Introductory 2

January 13 Lab: Make Lab Teams (3 Students, Each): General Instructions Introductory Session Introductory 2
January 13

Lecture: Chapter 2: Read all Examples (2.1-2.14)

 
January 17 Lecture: Chapter 3 (Read Examples: 3.5) Nodal and mesh analysis
January 19 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on) Experiment 1: Multisim work should be submitted

Simulation Exercises Using MULTISIM. Part 1

Simulation Exercises Using MULTISIM. Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now)

January 20 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on) Experiment 1: Multisim work should be submitted

Simulation Exercises Using MULTISIM. Part 1

Simulation Exercises Using MULTISIM. Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now)

January 20

Lecture: Solving Problems: 2.32; 2.52; 2.59; 2.66; 2.75; 3.1; 3.3; 3.4; 3.7

 
January 24 Lecture: Solving Problems
January 26 Lab 1: (Repeating) Experiment 1; You may start Experiment 2
January 27

Lab 1: (Repeating) Experiment 1; You may start Experiment 2

January 27 Test 1 (5%): Chapter 2 and 3; Examples: 2.1-2.14; 3.6; 3.8; 3.10; Problems: 3.7 (-0.5A, -0.5A); 3.9 (-45.53V, -48.69V, 1.31V, 491mA); 3.11 (3.75A); 3.18 (3.89V); 3.26 (8.89V)
 
January 31 Lecture: AC Circuits; (Examples 4.14;4.16;4.17;4.18;4.20); Tutorials 1; 2 (4.54; 4.55; 4.56; 4.57;4.60)
February 02 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Experiment 2Introduction to Lab 2
February 03 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Experiment 2Introduction to Lab 2
February 03 Lecture: Activity on Charging AC Circuit; Solve: 4.56; 4.57; 7.28; 7.31); Fifth Edition of Rizzoni (Solutions)
 
February 07 Lecture: AC Power (7.1, 7.2)  Chapter 7 ; Examples: 7.1-7.11: Activity on Apparent Power; Activity on Complex Power; Activity on Power Factor 
February 09 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Experiment 2Introduction to Lab 2
February 10 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Experiment 2Introduction to Lab 2
February 10 Lecture: AC Power (7.1, 7.2)  Chapter 7 ; Examples: 7.1-7.11: Activity on Apparent Power; Activity on Complex Power; Activity on Power Factor 
 
February 14 Lecture: AC Power (7.1, 7.2)  Chapter 7 ; Examples: 7.1-7.11: Activity on Apparent Power; Activity on Complex Power; Activity on Power Factor 
February 16 Send Your Project Proposal to your TA and Course Instructor
February 17 Send Your Project Proposal to your TA and Course Instructor
February 17

Midterm 1: Chapters 2, 3, 4 (P4.56; 4.57), and 7 (Examples 7.1-7.11).

2017 Course Designiette Theme: The Well STEAMed Engineer     20%+++

Faraday's Generator

Green IT

Recycling Technologies

 

MakerSpace

Learn Circuit Theory Online

See Examples of Student Projects at

Part 2: Electric Machines
February 28 Engineering Design: Important Instruction for Projects; Project Proposal Template
February 28 Chapter 18 (Magnetic Circuits): 18.1; 18.2; 18.5; Examples: 18.2; 18.3; 18.4; 18.7 
March 02 Experiment 3
March 03 Tutorial on Magnetic Circuits
March 03 Experiment 3
   
March 07 DC Machines: Read Examples 19.1-19.7 Armature reaction; Basic DC motor construction; Fundamental DC motor; The DC motor; Series motor; Shunt motor; Example 19.6; Example 19.7; Example 19.8.
March 09 Experiment 3
March 10 Tutorial on DC Machines
March 10 Experiment 3
   
March 14 AC Three Phase System: Star and Delta Configuration
March 16 Lab: Project Work and Submission of Exp 3 Report.
March 17 Lab: Project Work and Submission of Exp 3 Report.
March 17

Tutorial on DC Machines

   
March 21 AC Synchronous Machines: Chapter 19 (19.5-19.6) (Examples 19.10-19.11): The AC Generator; Synchronous motors
March 23 Lab: Project Progress
March 24 Lab: Project Progress
March 24 Induction Machines: Chapter 19  (19.8):  Induction Machines Ch17; Induction motor slip; Stator field; The wound rotor motor; Torque of induction motor; Induction Machines Ch17    Electric Utility     Ch18
   
March 28 Induction Machines: Chapter 19  (19.8):  Induction Machines Ch17; Induction motor slip; Stator field; The wound rotor motor; Torque of induction motor; Induction Machines Ch17    Electric Utility     Ch18
March 30 Lab: Project Progress
March 31 Lab: Project Progress
March 31 Test 2 (Examples 19.6; 19.7; 19.8; 19.10; 19.11; 19.12; 19.13. See the Tutorial
   
April 04 Chapter 20 (20.1, 20.2, 20.4, 20.5) (No Examples); Motor Selection Criteria (Problem 20.30)  Special Motors;  
April 06 Project Demonstration to your TA: Solidworks; Multisim; Specifications, etc. (5 marks)
April 07 Project Demonstration to your TA: Solidworks; Multisim; Specifications, etc. (5 marks)
April 07 Midterm 2 (10 marks) (Print out the 2 sheets; bring with you in order to answer the questions given during the midterm.
April 18

Presenting Project Poster in Digital Format (Upload to Blackboard): Present your project design in terms of Solidworks/Multisim and drawings. Minimize text content! Be artistic! (10 marks)
The poster must be in vertical format.
Each poster must consist of a single page.  Download the template


It is recommended to create the poster in PowerPoint (in .ppt or .pptx format).
To send the poster, you must first convert it into JPEG (.jpg) format.

Please try to limit the size of the JPEG file to no larger than 2Mb.

April 18 Final Exam
  utorial: SIMULINK) (Solution)