Core Module Information
Module title: Electrical Machines

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ELE10102
Module leader: Francisco Vedreno Santos
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Cyber Security and Systems Engineering

Module code: ELE09100 Module title: Electrical Systems
Examples of equivalent learning: Electrical Systems equivalent to SCQF level 9

Description of module content:

Three-phase Transformers: construction, connections, parallel-operation.
Three-phase Induction Motors: equivalent circuit, testing and performance calculations, circle diagram...
Three-phase Synchronous Machines: equivalent circuit, testing and performance calculations, operating charts.
Losses and temperature-rise: mechanical losses, electrical losses, efficiency curve, temperature rise, life expectancy and hot-spot measurement.
Starting, Braking & Selection of electrical machines: starting methods, braking methods, loads, cooling and mechanical protection properties, environmental considerations and electrical protection.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: demonstrate an advanced understanding of the construction, operation, cooling and protection of power transformers;
LO2: analyse the performance and operation of induction motors
LO3: analyse the performance and operation of three-phase synchronous machines;
LO4: explain the losses and temperature-rise in electrical machines;
LO5: demonstrate a critical understanding of the starting, braking and selection of electrical machines.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Francisco Vedreno Santos
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 150
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 30 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 70 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Electrical Machines