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Electrical Machines (Manufacturing/Electrical Technology Module)


To provide the learner with a specialist knowledge of the types, characteristics and applications of single and three-phase AC and DC motors. Having successfully completed this module, the learner will be able to:

1. Analyse Three Phase Fields.
2. Analyse And Specify Dc Machines.
3. Analyse And Specify Synchronous Machines.
4. Analyse And Specify Induction Machines.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements for participants wishing to take this module as a single subject, however these are not introductory level modules and some familiarity with the area as well as a level of independent study would be expected for exam success. Participants taking this module as part of the Bachelor of Engineering in Manufacturing Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Technology must meet the entry requirements outlined on these course pages.


Each taught module has a programme of continuous assessment worth 50% and a final exam worth 50%. It is necessary to pass both elements to achieve an award in the module.


Students not registered on the Degree will receive an LIT Subject Certificate (Level 7, 5 Credits) on successful completion of the module. Students registered for the Degree will receive ECTS credits for each group of modules successfully completed. Accumulation of 60 credits will lead to the Degree Award.
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