Course Staff - Fall 2019

Section:
MWF 10:00am - 10:50am (Section C)
ECEB 2017
Professor:
Jonathon Schuh (schuh4@illinois.edu)
Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00am-12:00pm
Office: ECEB 4066 (Office hours at ECEB 4034)
Section:
MWF 2:00pm - 2:50pm (Section N)
ECEB 2017
Professor:
Richard Zhang (ryz@illinois.edu)
Office Hours: Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm
Office: ECEB 4056
TA:
Theodoros Mamalis (mamalis2@illinois.edu)
Office Hours: Thursdays 5:00pm-7:00pm
Office: ECEB 3020

Course Resources

Textbook:
Power Circuits and Electromechanics (Paperback Version) by M.A. Pai, Stipes Publishing, Champaign.
Piazza:
Have an administrative or technical question? Ask on Piazza.
Compass2g:
Check Compass2g for scores on quizzes, exams, and class participation.

Course Outline

1.
3 hrs
2.
4 hrs
3.
5 hrs
4.
Transformers: Ideal transformers, practical transformers, and equivalent circuits
4 hrs
5.
Electromechanical systems, energy, co-energy, energy cycles, computation of forces
6 hrs
6.
Dynamic equations, numerical integration of electromechanical systems
4 hrs
7.
3 hrs
8.
3 hrs
9.
3 hrs
10.
Other machines
3 hrs
*
Exams and review
4 hrs

Evaluation (Quiz, exam, and participation scores will be posted on Compass2g)

Midterm 1:
1.5 hour exam covering topics 1-4.
Confirmed. 7:00-8:30pm, Thursday, October 3rd.
25%
Midterm 2:
1.5 hour exam covering topics 5-7, using topics 1-4 as prerequisites.
Confirmed. 7:00-8:30pm, Thursday, November 7th.
25%
Final 1:
3 hour exam covering all topics 1-10. Expect to see topics 8-10 in special detail.
Tentative. 7:00-10:00pm, Friday, December 13th.
35%
Quizzes:
10 in-class quizzes, approximately one per topic, each comprising a single question randomly selected from that week's homework.
Normally held during the last 15 minutes of Friday lectures.
15%
Participation:
Answering in-class questions using the i>Clicker. This is completely optional, but earning it might boost you from a "−" letter grade to a solid letter (e.g. from B− to B) or a solid letter to a "+" (e.g. from B to B+).
3%
(extra credit)

+/- grading will be adopted for the final grades.

Assignments (Stuck on a problem? Ask for help on Piazza.) [Back to top]

Homework is not graded, but homework problems will appear in the weekly quizzes, which are graded. Solutions and new homework are posted after that week's quiz has been taken by both sections.

Homework:
one - two - three - four - five - six - seven - eight - nine - ten
Solutions:
one - two - three - four - five - six - seven - eight - nine - ten

Calendar & Lecture Notes [Back to top]

Entries marked "Schuh (C) Zhang(N)" indicate days with regular lectures

Past Exams [Back to top]

Exams with * behind them do not have answers

Exam 1

Exam 2

Final

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2019 Richard Y. Zhang.