Electrical Machines

EEE20005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 60 Hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

Aims and objectives

This unit of study aims to introduce the principles of electromechanical energy conversion. This includes the operation and analysis of transformers, induction motors and synchronous & DC machines. An introduction of the basic elements of power electronics is also provided.
Unit Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
#Unit Learning Outcome Description
ULO1Use the basic principles of electromechanical energy conversion to analyse the energy conversion process within electric machines (K1, S1)
ULO2Design, construct and assess the performance of simple electrical energy conversion systems (K1, S1)
ULO3Analyse electrical energy conversion systems both independently and collaboratively in a laboratory setting (K1, S1, S2)
ULO4Appreciate and apply safe practices in an environment that may contain potential electrical hazards (S1)
ULO5Collect and analyse experimental data, interpret results, formulate conclusions and generate laboratory reports (K1, S1, A2)
ULO6Use computer simulation to analyse electrical energy conversion systems (K1, K2, K3, S1)