CSVTU BE VIII Semester EEE Utilization Of Electrical Energy Syllabus

CSVTU BE VIII Semester EEE Utilization Of Electrical Energy Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai (C.G.)

Semester: 8th Branch: Electrical & Electronics Engg.

Subject: Utilization Of Electrical Energy

 Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tut Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2

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 motors.


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, Cyclo converter 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 drives etc

Text Books:

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.

Reference Books:

1. “Electric drives”, De and Sen, PHI Pbs.

2. “A first course on Electric drives”S K Pillai, University press.

3. “Modern Power Electronics and A C Drives’’ B K Bose, Pearson Education

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