Embedded Generating Systems

Module Title Embedded Generating Systems
Module Type E
CompetencyDesign, modelling, and analysis of embedded generating systems
Courses Title Teaching Method SWS Credits Performance requirements/Examination
Generating Systems Embedded on Board of Road Vehicles
lecture, exercise 1 1 exam (100%)
Modelling of Claw Pole Alternators lecture, exercise 1 1
Design Improvement of the CPA-Based Generating Systems lecture, exercise 1 1
Avionic Generating Systems lecture, exercise 1 1
Semester summer
Responsible Ibala
Site Sfax
Lecturer(s) Amina Ibala
Rabeb Rebhi
Language English
Workload 60 hours course attendance
Credits 4
Recommended Qualifications  -
Learning Outcomes a) Generating Systems Embedded on Board of Road Vehicles
After the successful participation in the course Generating Systems Embedded on Board of Road Vehicles the students are able to:
  • identify the components of embedded generating systems,
  • classify the embedded generating systems.
b) Modelling of Claw Pole Alternators
After the successful participation in the course Modelling of Claw Pole Alternators the students are able:
  • establish the magnetic equivalent circuit of CPAs,
  • predict the no- and load features of CPAs.
c) Design Improvement of the CPA-Based Generating Systems
After the successful participation in the course Design Improvement of the CPA-Based Generating Systems the students are able:
  • rethink the design of CPAs,
  • design hybrid excited CPAs.
d) Avionic Generating Systems
After the successful participation in the course Avionic Generating Systems the students are able:
  • identify the components of avionic generating systems,
  • classify the avionic generating systems.
Contents a) Generating Systems Embedded on Board of Road Vehicles
  • Claw pole alternator (CPA) topological description
  • Flux path through the CPA magnetic circuit
  • Road vehicle embedded generating chain
b) Modelling of Claw Pole Alternators
  • Magnetic equivalent circuit (MEC) modelling
  • CMA MEC elaboration and resolution
  • Prediction of the CPA no-load characteristic
  • Prediction of the CPA load characteristic
c) Design Improvement of the CPA-Based Generating Systems
  • Attempts to eradicate the CPA major limitations
  • Limitation caused by the slip rings-brushes system
  • CPA design rethought: hybrid excitation
  • Boosting the DC bus current
d) Avionic Generating Systems
  • Reason behind the use of 400Hz networks in aircrafts
  • Case study: the primary three-stage power generator of the Airbus A380
Media Black board and beamer, lectures and presentations, simulation using conventional software packages.
Literature
  • D. Elloumi, A. Ibala, R. Rebhi, and A. Masmoudi, Lumped Circuit Accounting for the Rotor Motion Dedicated to the Investigation of the Time-Varying Features of Claw Pole Topologies, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, vol. 51, no. 5, pp. 8105108, 2015.
  • R. Rebhi, A. Ibala, and A. Masmoudi, MEC-Based Sizing of a Hybrid-Excited Claw Pole Alternator, IEEE Trans. on Industry Applications, vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 211-223, 2015.
  • A. Ibala and A. Masmoudi, Accounting for the Armature Magnetic Reaction and Saturation Effects in the Reluctance Model of a New Concept of Claw-Pole Alternator, IEEE Trans. on Magnetics, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3955-3961, 2010.