Course Syllabus for

Design of Electrical Machines

EIEN20F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2021
Decided by: Professor Thomas Johansson
Date of establishment: 2021-06-24

General Information

Division: Industrial Electrical Engineering and Automation
Course type: Course given jointly for second and third cycle
The course is also given at second-cycle level with course code: EIEN20
Teaching languages: English, Swedish


Electromechanic actuators are getting increasingly more common in industry products and productions systems. Skills in the design and integration of such are thus important. The purpose of this course is to provide such skills.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must be able to discuss and evaluate the properties of an electric actuator design in a certain application with the application design engineer.

Course Contents

Lectures: Windings, current density, torque production and losses. Optimisation, torque quality, reluctance net models, FEM analysis. Project: Design of an electrical machine with the use of a FEM design programme.

Course Literature

Kompendium i elmaskinkonstruktion, IEA, LTH..

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, project

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written report, written assignments. Passed assignment and approved project report are required to pass the course.
Grading scale: Failed, pass
Examiner: Senior lecturer Avo Reinap

Admission Details

Assumed prior knowledge: ESSF15 Electrical Engineering (E), ETE055, EITF85 Electromagnetic Field Theory (PhyE), MIE012, EIEF35 Electrical Engineering, basic course (ME), ETEF01 Electromagnetic Field Theory (MathE).
Minimum number of participants: 1

Course Occasion Information

Start date: 2024-01-17. Start date is approximate.
End date: 2024-06-03
Course pace: Full time

Application Information

Apply by email to Course Coordinator

Contact and Other Information

Course coordinator: Avo Reinap <>
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