ELG2336: Electric Circuits and Machines for Mechanical Engineering  (2020)

Reference Book: Principles and Applications of Electrical Engineering, G. Rizzoni, McGraw Hill or any other resource

Lectures: Tuesday 13:00-14:30; Thursday 11:30-:13:00  Room: SCR 002
Labs: (CBY
B302): Wednesday: 10:00-11:00; Thursday: 16:00-17:00; Friday: 9:00-10:00

Assessment: Tests: 20%; Labs: 20% Project: 20%; Final Exam: 40%

Instructor: Riadh Habash (rhabash@site.uottawa.ca); Office hours: Open

Lab TAs

Nahla Aboulkhair: nabou081@uottawa.ca

Kaleb Manion: kmann006@uottawa.ca

Hassaan Zaki: hzaki074@uottawa.ca

Project TA

Jonathan Chiasson: jonathan.chiasson1176@gmail.com

Course Progressing

 Part 1: Electric Circuit Theory and Analysis January 7 Lecture: Introduction; Chapter 2: Ohm's law, KVL, KCL January 8 Lab: Make Lab Teams (2 Students, Each): Lab Guidelines January 9 Lecture: Chapter 2: Read all Examples (2.1-2.14) January 9 Lab: Make Lab Teams (2 Students, Each): Lab Guidelines January 10 Lab: Make Lab Teams (2 Students, Each): Lab Guidelines January 14 Lecture: Nodal and mesh analysis January 15 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 16 Lecture: Voltage divider and current divider January 16 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 17 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 21 Lecture: AC Circuits; AC Waveform and AC Circuit Theory; Complex Numbers and Phasors January 22 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 23 Lecture: AC Circuits January 23 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 24 Lab 1: (Simulation: Multisim and Hands-on): Lab 1 Part 1 Part 2 (Advanced: May not be needed now) January 28 Lecture: AC Circuits January 29 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 January 30 Lecture: AC Circuits January 30 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 January 31 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 February 4 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 5 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 February 6 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 6 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 February 7 Lab 2: Submission of Lab Report 1; Lab 2 February 11 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 12 Lab: Lab 3 February 13 Test 1 (10 marks): Chapters 2, 3, 4 (P4.56; 4.57), and 7 (Examples 7.1-7.11). February 13 Lab: Lab: Lab 3 February 14 Lab: Lab: Lab 3 Some Resources:    Learn Circuit Theory Online See Examples of Student Projects at Part 2: Electric Machines February 25 Engineering Design: Important Instruction for Projects February 26 Lab 3 February 27 Magnetic Circuits; Electric Machines Notes February 27 Lab 3 February 28 Lab 3 March 03 Presentation about Course Project (Jonathan Jiasson) March 04 Lab 4 and Project March 05 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 05 Lab 4 and Project March 06 Lab 4 and Project March 10 March 11 Lab 4 and Project March 12 Chapter 19 (19.5-19.6) (Examples 19.10-19.11): The AC Generator; Synchronous motors March 12 Lab 4 and Project March 13 Lab 4 and Project March 17 Induction Machines Ch17    Electric Utility     Ch18 March 18 Lab 4 March 19 Electric Machines Notes; Induction Machines: Induction Machines Ch17    Electric Utility     Ch18 March 19 Lab 4 and Project March 20 Lab 4 and Project March 24 Electric Machines Notes; Review Midterm 2: Tutorial March 25 Lab 4 and Project March 26 Review for Test 2 March 26 Lab 4 and Project March 27 Lab 4 and Project March 31 Test 2 April 01 Lab 4 and Project April 02 Review for the Final Exam April 03 Lab 4 and ProjectLINK) (Solution) April 04 Lab 4 and Project April 08 Final Exam