This book is prepared for undergraduate students of various Indian universities and those preparing for Associate Membership Examination of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (India) as well the diploma in electrical engineering examination of various Boards of Technical Education covering the subjects Electric Drives and Control and Utilisation of Electric Energy.
The chapter on Illumination deals extensively with the principles of the interior, factory lighting and flood lighting schemes as well as the features of street lighting. A section on photometric measurement is added along with a study of halogen lamps and energy saving fluorescent lamps. The chapter on Electric Drives and Control covers the recent trends in electric traction using GTO thyristor technology. Objective type questions were incorporated for self assessment.
About the Author(s):
DR. N.V. SURYANARAYANA
, Head of Electrical Engineering, Department, Pusa Polytechnic, Pusa, New Delhi obtained his Master`s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Delhi and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engg. from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.
He has more than 29 years of teaching experience in Andhra Pradesh and Delhi. He has worked as a Maintenance Engineer and a shift engineer in a power station/substation in A. P. State Electricity Board.
He also worked as a Technical Instructor(Technical Officer) in Indian Airlines. He had also contributed few papers in international Journals. His current interest is High gain and singular perturbation theory applied to power systems and control systems. He worked as a Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Head of the Department of Instrumentation and Control in Pusa Polytechnic/Ambedkar Memorial Polytechnic, Delhi Administration. He is also a part time lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi.
Refrigeration and Air conditioning
Electric Drives and Traction
Economics of Electric Power Supply and Utilization
Transient Conditions in Electrical Drives
Industrial Applications and Control of Electric Motors