FEA Modelling of AC Actuators (level 1)

Module Title FEA Modelling of AC Actuators (level 1)
Module Type E
Competency
Design oriented machine modelling using the finite element method
Courses Title Teaching Method SWS Credits Performance requirements/Examination
Electric System Modelling
lecture, exercise 1 2 exam (100%)
Finite Element Modelling lecture, exercise 1 1
Semester summer
Responsible Abdennadher
Site Sfax
Lecturer(s) Imen Abdennadher
Language English
Workload 45 hours course attendance
30 hours self-study
Credits 3
Recommended Qualifications  -
Learning Outcomes a) Electric System Modelling
After the successful participation in the course Electric System Modelling the students are able to:
  • make the synthesis and the analytical resolution of the electrostatic model,
  • make the synthesis and the analytical resolution of the magneto-static model,
  • make the synthesis and the analytical resolution of the electro-magnetic system model.
b) Finite System Modelling
After the successful participation in the course Finite System Modelling the students are able:
  • make the synthesis of finite element model,
  • make the resolution of finite element mode,
  • make the numerical resolution of the finite element method.
Contents a) Electric System Modelling
  • Magnetic and electric laws
  • Maxwell’s equations
  • Electrostatic model
  • Magneto-static model
  • Electro-magnetic model
  • Cases studies
b) Finite System Modelling
  • Fundamentals of FEM
  • Approximating potentials with shape functional finite elements
  • Edge finite elements
  • Application of the finite element method
Media Black board and beamer, lectures and presentations, simulation using conventional software packages.
Literature
  • Miklos Kuczmann, Potential Formulations in Magnetics Applying the Finite Element Method, Lecture notes, Széchenyi István” University Györ, Hungary, 2009.
  • Guillaume Legendre, Introduction à l’Analyse Numérique et au Calcul Scientifique, University of Paris, 2017.