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BL30A1200 Numerical Methods in Electromagnetism, 4 cr / 2.22 cu 
Code BL30A1200  Validity 01.08.2007 -
Name Numerical Methods in Electromagnetism  Abbreviation Numerical Metho 
Credits4 cr / 2.22 cu   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesYes
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Energy Systems 

Janne Nerg 

Description by Study Guide
Note  Location: Lappeenranta 
Year  M.Sc. (Tech.) 2 
Teaching Language  English 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Associate professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Janne Nerg


Upon completion of the course the student will be able to model and analyse electrical machines using commercial finite element based calculation software.


The fundamentals of the element method, boundary conditions, modelling of materials, post-processing of results. Iron loss models. Eddy current problems, utilisation of circuit model in calculation.

Teaching Methods 

28 h of supervised tutorials. 3rd period. Self study: assignment and report 76 h.
Total workload 104 h.

Suitability for doctoral studies (Yes/Leave empty)  Yes 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No)  No 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No)  No 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

Course requirements: participation in tutorials and a satisfactorily completed assignment. 0-5, assignment 100 %.

Course Materials 

Course material in Moodle.


BL30A0500 Introduction to Electrical Drives and BL30A0400 Design of an Electrical Machine.

Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No)  No 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No)  max 5 

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