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Utilization of Electrical Power

By Prof. Nagendra Kr Swarnkar, Rahul Choudhary

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  • 978-93-82247-00-5
  • English
  • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Paper Back
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  • Unit I Electric Heating: Different methods of electric heating. Principle of high frequency induction and di-electric heating. Construction, operation, performance and applications of arc furnace and induction furnace.

    Unit II Electric Welding: Welding process, welding transformer, Classification of Electric Welding: arc welding, resistance welding, welding of various metals.

    Unit III Illuminations: Definitions, laws of illuminations, polar curves, luminous efficiency, photometer, incandescent lamps: filament materials, halogen lamp. electric discharge lamps: sodium vapour lamp mercury vapour lamp and fluorescent lamp. Light Calculations: commercial, industrial, street and flood lighting.

    Unit IV Electrolytic Process: Principles and applications of electrolysis, electrodeposition, manufactures of chemicals, anodizing, electro polishing electrocleaning, electroextraction, electrorefinig, electro-stripping (parting) power supplies for electrolytic process.

    Unit V Electric Traction & Means of Supplying Power: Systems of Electric Traction: DC & AC Systems, Power Supply for Electric Traction System: Comparison and application of different systems. Sub-station equipment and layout, conductor rail & pantograph.

    Unit VI Traction Methods: Types of services, speed time and speed distance curves, estimation of power and energy requirements, Mechanics of train movement. Co-efficient of adhesion, Adhesive weight, effective weight. Traction Motor Controls: DC and AC traction motors, Series parallel starting. Methods of electric braking of traction motors.