EC 2201 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Syllabus - ECE 3rd Semester - Anna University - Regulation 2008

EC 2201                                  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING                               L T  P C
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To expose the students to the concepts of various types of electrical machines and transmission and distribution of electrical power .

·    To impart knowledge on Constructional details, principle of operation, performance, starters and testing of D.C. machines.
·    Constructional details, principle of operation and performance of transformers.
·    Constructional details, principle of operation and performance of induction motors.
·    Constructional details and principle of operation of alternators and special machines.
·    Power System transmission and distribution.

UNIT I             D.C. MACHINES                                                                                       9
Constructional details emf equation Methods of excitation Self and separately excited generators Characteristics of series, shunt and compound generators Principle of operation of D.C. motor Back emf and torque equation Characteristics of series, shunt and compound motors - Starting of D.C. motors Types of starters - Testing, brake test and Swinburnes test Speed control of D.C. shunt motors.

UNIT II            TRANSFORMERS                                                                                     9
Constructional details Principle of operation emf equation Transformation ratio – Transformer on no load Parameters referred to HV/LV windings Equivalent circuit – Transformer on load Regulation - Testing Load test, open circuit and short circuit tests.

UNIT III            INDUCTION MOTORS                                                                             9
Construction Types – Principle of operation of three-phase induction motors Equivalent circuit Performance calculation Starting and speed control – Single-phase induction motors (only qualitative treatment).

UNIT IV          SYNCHRONOUS AND SPECIAL MACHINES                                        9
Construction of synchronous machines-types Induced emf Voltage regulation; emf and mmf methods Brushless alternators Reluctance motor Hysteresis motor Stepper motor.

UNIT V           TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION                                                    9
Structure of electric power systems Generation, transmission and distribution systems
- EHVAC and EHVDC transmission systems Substation layout Insulators cables.



1.  D.P.Kothari and I.J.Nagrath, Basic Electrical Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill publishing company ltd, second edition, 2007 (Reprint).
2.  C.L. Wadhwa, Electrical Power Systems, New Age International, fourth edition,

1. S.K.Bhattacharya, Electrical Machines, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing company ltd, second edition, 2007.
2. V.K.Mehta and Rohit Mehta, Principles of Power System’, S.Chand and Company
Ltd, second edition, 2006.

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