Notes for 6.685, Fall Term 2005


Notes will be posted in a (hopefully) timely fashion, before they are needed.


These notes come without any warranty. They are intended to be helpful but may be (in fact almost certainly are) full of bugs. Corrections and/or questions which lead to better or clearer explanations will be gratefully received.


Chapter 1: Electromagnetic Forces

Chapter 2: Magnetic Circuit Basics

Chapter 3: Eddy Currents, Surface Impedances and Loss Mechanisms

Chapter 4: Elementary Synchronous Machine Models

Chapter 5: Winding Inductances

Chapter 6: DC (Commutator) and Permanent Magnet Machines

Chapter 7: Permanent Magnet "Brushless" DC Motors

Chapter 8: Analytic Design Evaluation of Induction Machines

Chapter 9: Design Synthesis and Optimization

Power Point on Inverters

Power Point on Brushless Motors