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EJ2420 Seminars in Electrical Machines and Power Electronics 1.5 credits

The course consists of a series of seminars dealing with Electrical Machines, Power Electronics,
Electric Traction and Hybrid Drive Systems. It provides an
understanding of how theoretical knowledge is used in industrial applications and research activities. The invited speakers are international experts, industry partners and KTH researchers.

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For course offering

Autumn 2024 Start 26 Aug 2024 programme students

Application code


Headings with content from the Course syllabus EJ2420 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The speakers define the content of the course. The content is related to Electrical Machines, Power Electronics, Electric Traction and Hybrid Drive Systems.

Intended learning outcomes

When the student has passed the course the student should be able to relate theoretical knowledge to industrial usefulness.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Completed Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (180 higher education credits), or equivalent academic qualifications. Documented proficiency in English corresponding to English B.

Recommended prerequisites

EJ1200 Electric Power Systems
At least one of:
EJ2200 Electrical Machines and Drives
EJ2300 Power Electronics


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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • ANN2 - Seminars, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Participation to at least eightseminars. (ANN2; 1.5 cr)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Staffan Norrga

Supplementary information

In this course, the EECS code of honor applies, see: