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This section shows main aspects of the module MMF 111 : Introduction to Engineering Science: Energy and Power

The aim of this module is:

To explore fundamental principles of power generation and utilisation through the application of science

To explore fundamental principles of power generation and utilisation through the application of science

On completion of this module students should be able to:

On completion of this module students should have a knowledge and understanding of approaches to the production, transmission and utilisation of power and energy through engineering applications.

2. Skills

Skills and Attributes

(i) On completion of this module students should be able to describe a number of fundamental engineering systems, how they work and the scientific principles that underpin them. They should be able to solve simple problems associated with the systems and carry our routine calculations.

(ii) On completion of this module students should be able to conduct and analyse data from

a simple laboratory experiment.

- Thermodynamic cycles and the Internal Combustion Engine.

- Electricity generation and Electric motors.

- Introduction to mechanical power transmission, levers, shafts, gears, belts and hydraulic multiplication.

- Aircraft, Thrust lift and drag.

- Introduction to feedback control.

- Electricity generation and Electric motors.

- Introduction to mechanical power transmission, levers, shafts, gears, belts and hydraulic multiplication.

- Aircraft, Thrust lift and drag.

- Introduction to feedback control.

Activity Type | Hours | Comments |

Practical Classes and workshop | - | |

Tutorial | - | |

Lecture | - | |

Guided independent study | - | |

TOTAL | 100 |

TTotal student effort for the module: 100 hours

Comprising 22 hours lectures and tutorials and a 2-hour practical exercise

Comprising 22 hours lectures and tutorials and a 2-hour practical exercise

Assessment Type | Weigth | Exam Length |

Coursework | 30% | |

Exam | 70% | 1.5h |

TOTAL | 100 |

Assessment is through an assignment report (30%) and a 1.5 hour unseen examination (70%).

WARNES, L. A. A. (Lionel A. A.)., 1998. Electronic and electrical engineering:[principles and practice]. Macmillan.

LECTURE 0: Module Presentation.

LECTURE 1: DC Circuit Fundamentals - Application of Ohm's Las and Kirchoff's Laws to analysis of DC power circuits.

LECTURE 2: Calculation of current and power in DC circuits.

LECTURE 3: AC Circuit Fundamentals, Analysis of AC power circuits with resistance, capacitive reactance, and inductive reactance. Power factor calculation and phasor diagrams.

LECTURE 4: Calculation of impedance, current and power in AC circuits.

LECTURE 5: Calculation of Power (P), reactive voltamps ( Q) , and supply voltamps AC circuits

LECTURE 6: Electromechanical. Power Conversion.

LECTURE 7: AC generator fundamentals, and equivalent circuit.

LECTURE 8: Electrical Power Generation: Design, Construction and Performance Prediction and Automatic Voltage Control.

LECTURE 9: Rotating magnetic field, induction motor Torque/Speed characteristics and control of Induction Machine.

LECTURE 10: DC Machines: Design, Construction and control of Torque (motor) or generated voltage (generator).

LECTURE 11: Revision.

LECTURE 1: DC Circuit Fundamentals - Application of Ohm's Las and Kirchoff's Laws to analysis of DC power circuits.

LECTURE 2: Calculation of current and power in DC circuits.

LECTURE 3: AC Circuit Fundamentals, Analysis of AC power circuits with resistance, capacitive reactance, and inductive reactance. Power factor calculation and phasor diagrams.

LECTURE 4: Calculation of impedance, current and power in AC circuits.

LECTURE 5: Calculation of Power (P), reactive voltamps ( Q) , and supply voltamps AC circuits

LECTURE 6: Electromechanical. Power Conversion.

LECTURE 7: AC generator fundamentals, and equivalent circuit.

LECTURE 8: Electrical Power Generation: Design, Construction and Performance Prediction and Automatic Voltage Control.

LECTURE 9: Rotating magnetic field, induction motor Torque/Speed characteristics and control of Induction Machine.

LECTURE 10: DC Machines: Design, Construction and control of Torque (motor) or generated voltage (generator).

LECTURE 11: Revision.

LECTURE 4: Calculation of impedance, current and power in AC circuits.

LECTURE 5: Calculation of Power (P), reactive voltamps ( Q) , and supply voltamps AC circuits

LECTURE 6: Electromechanical. Power Conversion.

LECTURE 7: AC generator fundamentals, and equivalent circuit.

LECTURE 8: Electrical Power Generation: Design, Construction and Performance Prediction and Automatic Voltage Control.

LECTURE 9: Rotating magnetic field, induction motor Torque/Speed characteristics and control of Induction Machine.

LECTURE 10: DC Machines: Design, Construction and control of Torque (motor) or generated voltage (generator).

LECTURE 11: Revision.

TUTORIAL: AC Machines

TUTORIAL: Power and Powe Factor

TUTORIAL: AC Power