EE4421 Utilisation of Electric Power:

Electrical drives: Review of motor performance characteristics, mechanical features, different types of industrial loads, standard rating, selection of motor; rating for different duty cycles, efficient operation of motors; Electric heating and welding; Illumination: photometric terms and laws, types of lamps, principles of lighting calculations; Electric traction: Electric and diesel traction systems, speed-time curves, traction motors, speed control and methods of braking; Economic aspects: Economic choice of equipment, initial cost and efficiency., reduction of energy cost, cost of renewals, effects of power factors, costing of electrical energy.