Illumination -lighting calculations - Design of lighting schemes - factory lighting - flood lighting - electric lamps

. Electric Heating-Electric furnaces and welding - Resistance, inductance and Arc Furnaces -Construction and fields of application.

Electric drives and control - Group drive - Individual drive - selection of motors - starting characteristics - Running characteristics.

Traction system – tractive effort calculations - electric braking - recent trend in electric traction.

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning-Various types of air conditioning system, domestic refrigerator and wiring system.


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2. Gupta, J.B., 'Utilisation of Electrical Energy and Electric Traction', S.K.Kataria and sons, 1990.

3. Partab, . H., 'Art and Science of Utilisation of Electrical Energy', Dhanpat Rai and Sons, New Delhi, 1998.