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# Category: Electromechanics

**Electromechanics****: Preface**

**Aim of the study element**

To introduce the principles of electromechanical energy conversion, to give a description of the most important electromechanical devices, and an explanation on how to characterise and use them for a given application.

**Learning outcome**

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

- Analyse the energy characteristics of electric circuits.
- To characterise solenoid characteristics and its functions in a circuit, and to use linear analysis for electromechanical tranducers.
- To understand the energy conversion process in circuits.
- To understand the principles of operation of AC and DC motors and generators.
- To calculate and interpret the data of electric machines.
- To understand and describe the characteristics of some single-phased, switch reluctance and other motors.
- To select the appropriate motor for a particular application.

**Covered topics**

- Principles of electromechanics.
- Introduction to electric machines.
- Special electric machines.

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