This unit covers the performance and efficiency aspects of electrical machine design as applied to the modification of existing machines. It encompasses designing to given parameters including those related to safety and efficiency, adhering to compliance standards and compliance assessments and documentation.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills and knowledge: - motor windings principles and construction; - direct current armature windings; - simplex lap windings; - simplex wave windings; - commutation and interpoles; - alternator windings; - breadth factor and sinusoidal output; - rating, cooling and regulation, and; - testing techniques.

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