Course Staff - Spring 2022

Section C:
MWF 10:00am - 10:50am
ECEB 2017
Professor:
Olga Mironenko (olgamiro)
Office Hours: Mondays 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Office: ECEB 4034
Zoom link (illinois login required)
Section F:
MWF 2:00pm - 2:50pm
ECEB 2017
Professor:
Richard Zhang (ryz)
Office Hours: Fridays 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Office: ECEB 4056
Zoom link (illinois login required)
Sec ONZ:
MWF 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Echo 360
Professor:
Richard Zhang (ryz)
Office Hours: By appointment
Office: Zoom
Recorded lectures posted at the ECE330 mediaspace page.
Teaching Assistants:
Parag Bajaj (paragb2)
Office Hours: Mondays 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Office: ECEB 4034
* Quizzes held on Tuesdays at PrairieLearn.

Course Resources

Textbook:
Power Circuits and Electromechanics (Paperback Version) by M.A. Pai, Stipes Publishing, Champaign.
Canvas:
Check Canvas for homeworks, and course material, and quiz scores. Have an administrative or technical question? Ask on the discussion forum. (Use it like Piazza!)
Mediaspace:
Check the ECE330 Channel for lecture recordings.
PrairieLearn:
Complete your weekly homework and quizzes at PrairieLearn.
Gradescope:
Exams will be graded and scores posted on Gradescope.

Evaluation

Quiz scores will be posted on PrairieLearn. Exam scores will be posted on Gradescope.
Midterm 1:
Confirmed. 7:00-8:30 pm (Central) on Thursday, February 24th, at Grainger Auditorium ECEB 1002 No class the Friday after.
25%
Midterm 2:
Confirmed. 7:00-8:30 pm (Central) on Wednesday, April 6th, at Grainger Auditorium ECEB 1002. No class the Friday after.
25%
Final:
Date, time, and location to be confirmed. Please verify in Course Explorer.
35%
All exams (MT1, MT2, Final) are closed book, closed notes. A formula sheet will be provided. Please remember to bring your own calculuator.
Re-grades open 24 hours after exam scores are posted, and must be submitted within 7 days. These should be used only to correct for mistakes made in grading. Re-grades are not to be used for getting back more partial credit on your exam.
Quizzes:
Complete weekly on PrairieLearn. The quizzes are open book, open note. Quizzes must be completed individually.
15%
Partial credit: Before submitting the quiz, make sure to upload a scan or picture of the work you used to solve the quiz problem. Your preliminary score issued by the automated system may be adjusted upwards (but never downwards) for partial credit based on submitted work.
NOTE: attach your work BEFORE you submit your quiz on PrairieLearn. Work, submitted by email, will not be accepted!

Tentative Lesson Plan[Back to top]

1/19

Logistics + Phasors

1/21

Complex Power

1/24

Power Factor Correction

1/26

Three Phase Power

1/28

Wye-Delta Conversion

1/31

Quiz 1 Review

2/2

Wye-Delta Conversion

2/4

Ideal Transformers

2/7

Quiz 2 Review

2/9

Inductors

2/11

Magnetic Circuit

2/14

Quiz 3 Review

2/16

Couples Coils

2/18

Mutual Inductance

2/21

Quiz 4 Review

2/23

Exam 1 Review

2/24

Exam 1

2/28

Real Transformer Model

3/2

Voltages of Mechanical Origin

3/4

Forces of Electrical Origin

3/7

Quiz 5 Review

3/9

Energy via line integrals

3/11

Co-Energy via line integrals

3/21

Quiz 6 Review

3/23

Energy Conversion cycle

3/25

Energy Conversion cycle

3/28

Quiz 7 Review

3/30

Multi-port Systems

4/1

Multi-port Systems

4/4

Quiz 8 Review

4/6

Exam 2 Review

4/6

Exam 2

4/11

Machines Overview

4/13

Synchronous Machines

4/15

Synchronous Machines

4/18

Quiz 9 Review

4/20

Induction Machines

4/22

Induction Machines

4/25

Equilibria Euler’s Method

4/27

Linear Stability

4/29

Nonlinear Stability

5/2

Quiz 10 Review

5/4

Final Exam Review

TBA

Final Exam

Past Exams [Back to top]

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Exam 1

Exam 2

Final

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