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                            Objective & level of the course:
EEU 315
POWER SYSTEMS - I
	References Books:
                        
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EEU 372 ELECTRIC POWER UTILIZATION
S6 Elective-D



Objective & level of the course:
To enable the students to understand the concepts of Electric heating welding, illumination,
traction and their uses in industry.

Prerequisite:
Sl no Code Title of course Credit
1 EEU 315 POWER SYSTEMS - I 3

Module 1 (11 hours)
Electric Traction: Features of an ideal traction system-systems of electric traction-
mechanism of train movement- speed-time curve- traction supply system- transmission line
to substation- feeding and distributing system on an ac traction- system of current
collection-traction motors-tractive effort and horse power- Speed control Schemes-Electric
braking.

Module 2 (11 hours)
Electric heating: classification- heating element-losses in oven and efficiency- resistance
furnace- radiant heating- induction heating- high frequency eddy current heating- dielectric
heating- arc furnace- heating of buildings-Electric welding:- methods and equipments-
Electrolysis and Electroplating applications.

Module 3 (10 hours)
Illumination: radiant energy-terms and definitions- laws of illumination- polar curves-
photometry- MSCP- integrating sphere- luminous efficacy- electrical lamps- design of
interior and exterior lighting systems- illumination levels for various purposes- light
fittings- factory lighting- flood lighting-street lighting-energy conservation in lighting.

Module 4 (10 hours)
Air conditioning and refrigeration: Control of temperature - protection of motors - simple
heat load and motor calculations. Air-conditioning - function of complete air conditioning
system - type of compressor motor. Cool storage - estimation of tonnage capacity and
motor power. Technology of electric and hybrid electric vehicles.
References Books:

1. Taylor E Openshaw, “Utilisation of Electric Energy”, Orient Longman,1986.
2. J B Gupta, “Utilization of electric power and electric traction”, S K Kataria & Sons,

2002.
3. Wadhwa. C.L., “Generation, Distribution and utilization of electrical energy”,

Wiley Eastern Limited,1993.
4. Soni, Gupta, Bhatnagar, “A course in electric power”, Dhanapat Rai & sons, 2001.
5. S.L.Uppal, “Electrical Power”,Khanna pulishers,1988.
6. Garg and Girdhar, “Utilisation of Electric energy”,

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