CSVTU BE VIII Semester EE Utilization Of Electrical Energy Syllabus
Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 8th Branch: Electrical Engg.
Subject: Utilization Of Electrical Energy
UNIT I: Electric Drives
Basic concept of electric drives, choice of electric drives, fundamental torque equation, speed torque converter and
multi quadrant operation, equivalent values of drive parameters, concept of load torque, calculation of time and
energy loss in transient operation, steady state stability and load equalization,
UNIT II: Control Of Electric Drives
Modes of operation, classification of drives, closed loop control of drives, current, torque speed , position etc.
Controllers PI, PID, PLL, Heating and Cooling of motors, Selection of motor power rating under different loading
conditions, Continuous, Short and Intermittent periodic duty, Review of torque speed characteristics of AC and DC
UNIT III: AC Drives
Induction motor drives, Review of conventional method of Starting, Braking and Speed control, Voltage source
inverter (VSI) and Current source inverter (CSI) fed three-phase induction motor drives, Cycloconverter fed drives,
Static Kramer & Scherbius drives.
Synchronous motor drives: Speed control of synchronous motor using voltage and current source inverters, Self
controlled synchronous motor drives employing load commuted thyristor inverter.
UNIT IV: Traction drives
Nature of traction load, Important feature of traction drives, Motors employed in traction, Conventional method for
AC and DC traction drives control, Semiconductor converter controlled drives employing DC motors, AC motors for
25 KV AC traction.
Heating and welding: Types of electric heating, resistance ovens, Induction heating, dielectric heating, Arc furnace,
Resistance welding and Arc welding.
UNIT V: Illumination& Energy Conservation
Nature of light, production of light, lighting calculation, factory lighting, flood lighting and street lighting. Measures of
Energy Conservation in Electric drives, Use of Efficient semiconductor Converters, Efficient Motors, Variable speed
1. “Fundamentals of electrical drives”,G K Dubey, 2
edition, Narosa Pb
2. “Electric Drives’’ Vedam Subramanyam, TMH Pbs.
3. “Utilization of electric energy”, Taylor, Orient Longman Pbs.
1. “Electric drives”, De and Sen, PHI Pbs.
2. “A first course on Electric drives”S K Pillai, University press.
“Modern Power Electronics and A C Drives’’ B K Bose, Pearson Education