ELECTRIC POWER UTILISATION AND ENERGY AUDITING
UNIT – I ILLUMINATION, HEATING AND WELDING
Nature-of radiation –definition – laws photometry – polar curves – lighting calculationsdesign of illumination systems (for residential, industrial, commercial and street lightings) - types of lamps-energy efficiency lamps. Methods of heating requirement of heating material-design of heating element-furnaces – Welding generator-welding transformer and its characteristics
UNIT - II ELECTRIC TRACTION
Introduction – requirements of an ideal traction system – supply systems – mechanics of train movement – tractive effort – Specific energy consumption – traction motors and control – multiple units – braking methods - current collection systems-recent trends in electric traction.
UNIT - III DRIVES AND THEIR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Introduction – motor selection and related factors – types of loads – characteristics – load equalization – industrial applications – modern methods of speed control of industrial drives.
UNIT - IV ELECTROLYTIC PROCESS AND STORAGE OF
Electrolysis – Polarization factor – Preparation of work for electroplating – tanks and other equipment – Method of charging and maintenance – Nickel – iron and Nickel – cadmium batteries – components and materials – capacity rating of batteries – battery chargers.
UNIT - V ENERGY CONSERVATION 9
Economics of generation – definitions – load curves – number and size of units – cost of electrical energy – tariff – need for electrical energy conservation-methods – energy efficient equipment – energy management – energy auditing. Economics of power factor improvement – design for improvement of power factor using power capacitors – power quality – effect on conservation
Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 0, TOTAL : 45
1 E. Openshaw Taylor, “Utilization of Electrical Energy in SI Units” Orient Longman Private Limited, 2003.
2 B.R. Gupta, “Generation of Electrical Energy”, Eurasia Publishing House Private Limited, New Delhi, 2003.
3 M.L. Soni, P.V. Gupta, V.S. Bhatnagar, A. Chakrabarti, ‘A Text Book on Power System Engineering’, Dhanpat Rai & Co., 1998.
4 S.L. Uppal, “Electrical Power”, Khanna Publishers, 1988 5 Albert Thumann, William J. Younger, “HandBook of Energy Audits”, The Fairmont
UNIT – I HUMAN VALUES 10
Morals, Values and Ethics – Integrity – Work Ethic – Service Learning – Civic Virtue – Respect for Others – Living Peacefully – caring – Sharing – Honesty – Courage – Valuing Time – Co-operation – Commitment – Empathy – Self-Confidence – Character – Spirituality
UNIT - II ENGINEERING ETHICS 9
Senses of 'Engineering Ethics' - variety of moral issued - types of inquiry - moral dilemmas - moral autonomy - Kohlberg's theory - Gilligan's theory - consensus and controversy – Models of Professional Roles - theories about right action - Self-interest - customs and religion - uses of ethical theories.
UNIT - III ENGINEERING AS SOCIAL EXPERIMENTATION 9
Engineering as experimentation - engineers as responsible experimenters - codes of ethics - a balanced outlook on law - the challenger case study
UNIT - IV SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS 9
Safety and risk - assessment of safety and risk - risk benefit analysis and reducing risk - the three mile island and chernobyl case studies.
Collegiality and loyalty - respect for authority - collective bargaining - confidentiality - conflicts of interest - occupational crime - professional rights - employee rights - Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - discrimination.
UNIT - V GLOBAL ISSUES 8
Multinational corporations - Environmental ethics - computer ethics - weapons development - engineers as managers-consulting engineers-engineers as expert witnesses and advisors -moral leadership-sample code of Ethics (Specific to a particular Engineering Discipline ).
Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 0, TOTAL : 45
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