19M013EFT - Power-efficient Electrothermal Processes

Course specification
Course title Power-efficient Electrothermal Processes
Acronym 19M013EFT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
The goal To learn about the conversion from electrical energy to heat and industrial technologies and domestic applications using such energy conversion.
The outcome General knowledge about electrical heating. Knowledge about the design and construction of electrical heating plants and design of electrical power supply.
Contents of lectures Theoretical background (Pointing theorem) about electrical energy to heat conversion. Power converters for generating voltage and frequency required for practical application of heat generation in industrial technologies. Design and construction of electrical heating devices and furnaces. Control of temperatures in resistive chamber furnaces.
Contents of exercises Numerical examples and laboratory exercises to illustrate and study resistive, induction, dielectric an arc electrical heating. Calculation in scope of design of electrical heating equipment. Model and application of Peltier elements as cooling elements. Project work on Smart cooking plate using Zigbee protocol.
  1. Z. Radaković, M. Jovanović: "Zbirka zadataka iz elektrotermije sa priručnikom za laboratorijske vežbe", Elektrotehnički fakultet, drugo izdanje, 1995 (Original title)
  2. A. C. Metaxas: "Fundamentals of Electroheat - a unified Approach", John Wiley&Sons, 1996 (Original title)
  3. M. Jovanović: "Osnovi elektrotermije i elektrotermička postrojenja", Elektrotehnički fakultet (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
2 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, Numerical examples, Laboratory exercises, Student project.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 30
Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 40