372.028 Numerical analysis of electrical machines and devices
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Blended Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to successfully perform numerical calculations by means of the Finite Element Method in particular for electrical machines and transformers.

Subject of course

Finite Element Method; Coupled electromagnetic-mechanical and electromagnetic-thermal problems; Material modelling; Calculation of significant parameters; Design optimization; Various exercises in the field of the lecture.

Teaching methods

  • Introduction to the Finite Element Method in terms of both electromagnetics as well as numerical mathematics.
  • Practical exercises for training using various software products as well as interpretation of the results.

Mode of examination


Additional information

  • Lecture notes and screencasts will be provided during the semester months.
  • Preliminary talk on Oct 4th 2023 from 11:30 AM in the lecture hall EI2.



Examination modalities

Final presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.10.2023 00:00 31.10.2023 23:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 460 Physical Energy and Measurement Engineering Mandatory elective
066 503 Electrical Power Engineering and Sustainable Energy Systems Mandatory elective


Lecture notes will be provided by the secretariat of the institute E370.

Previous knowledge

Lectures on Electrodynamics.

Accompanying courses