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Course Detail

Course Name Electrical Machines II
Course Code 15EEE303
Program B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Semester Fifth
Credits Campus: Bengaluru, Coimbatore, Amritapuri
Year Taught 2015
Year Taught 2016
Year Taught 2017
Year Taught 2018


Unit 1

Induction machines – Construction, time and space harmonics, starting and speed control, testing, circle diagram, equivalent circuit, performance curves, torque speed characteristics, slip ring induction motors.

Unit 2

Synchronous machines – construction, generators and motors, salient pole and non-salient pole synchronous machines, characteristics, regulation, parallel operation, operation on infinite Bus, real and reactive power control, power angle curve, stability analysis, Transient and sub transient reactance.

Unit 3

The fractional horse power motors, types, Single phase Induction Motor, construction, starting, Equivalent circuit, performance curves, shaded pole motors, hysteresis motors etc.

Text Books

  • Kothari D. P. and Nagrath I. J., “Electric Machines”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi 2004.


  • M. G. Say, “Performance and Design of Alternating Current Machines”, CBS publishers, New Delhi, 1993.
  • Fitzgerald A. E., Charles Kingsley, Jr. and Stephen D. Umans, “Electric Machinery”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2002.
  • Vincent Del Toro, “Electrical Engineering Fundamentals”, Prentice Hall of India Private Ltd, 2002.
  • S. K. Bhattacharya, “Electrical Machines”, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi.

‘Electrical Machines II’ is a course offered in the fifth semester of B. Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

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