Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments, 1/e
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Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments, 1/e

Author : S Kamakshaiah , J. Amarnath & Pannala Krishna Murthy
© Year : 2011
ISBN : 9789380578767
Pages : 480
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.76   kg
Price :   38.00

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  • About the Book
  • Salient Features
  • Table of Contents
  • About the Author

The importance of measurements is well known in the field of Engineering. This book has been designed as a basic text for the undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering. This book meets the requirements of the syllabus of JNTU and other Universities in India. The primary objective of this book is to present the concepts of Electrical Measurements in a clear and interesting manner so as to make an average student understand the subject independently. The extract and clear representation of various diagrams of measuring instruments is a distinguished feature of this book. With all these features this book would be extremely useful not only for the undergraduate engineering students but also for AMIE and GATE candidates.

Salient Features:

  • Explains various methods for the measurement of electrical quantity with solved numerical examples.
  • Has detailed treatment of principles of working of indicating instruments.
  • Covers instrument transformers, power measurement, supply meters, potentiometers, resistance measurement, AC bridges and magnetic instruments.
  • Provides solved examples, review questions, and exercise problems in chapters.
  • Provides 240 multiple choice questions at the end of the book.

  • Measuring Instruments
  • Indicating Instruments
  • Instrument Transformers
  • Measurement of Power
  • Supply Meters
  • Potentiometers
  • Measurement of Resistance
  • A.C. Bridges
  • Magnetic Measurements

S Kamakshaiah :- Dr. S. KAMAKSHAIAH is from JNT University, Hyderabad and worked as Professor, Head of the Department & Chairman of Electrical Sciences. He annexed Gold Medal for getting 1st rank in SV University at B.Tech level. He was also awarded Gold Medal for Ph.D. work from I.I.Sc. Bangalore for its industrial application. He was the Best Teacher award winner of the year 1997-98 which was promoted by A.P. State Government. He has got 40 Technical Publications in International level. He is also an author of three text books Introduction to Electrical Engineering, Basic Electrical Engineering and Electrical Technology with his co – author Prof. Naidu, and HVDC Transmission published by Tata McGraw Hill. He has been teaching variety of subjects like Electrical Machines, Electro Magnetic Fields, Electrical Measurements, Power Systems, HV Engineering, HVDC Transmission, Electrical Circuits etc. He carried research work in the area of Vacuum arcs in Triggered Vacuum Gaps (TVG). At present he is working on the problems of Gas Insulated Substation (GIS) and HVDC. Presently he is working as Director, Krishna Chaitanya Institute of Technology & Science, Markapur, He visited various countries like Canada, Germany and Doha and presented papers at IEEE International Conference at ATLANTA, USA in the year June 2010.

J. Amarnath :- DR.J.AMARNATH was graduated from Osmania University, College of Engineering, Hyderabad in the year 1982, M.E from Andhra University in the year 1984. After post graduation he joined as engineering officer in Tata Electric Company, Bombay in the year 1984 and worked about 3 years. Later he came for teaching in Andhra University and Nagarjuna University colleges for about 4 years and Later he joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the year 1992. He obtained Ph.D in the area of High Voltage Engineering (Gas Insulated Substations) from J.N.T.University and BHEL corporate (R&D), Hyderabad in the year 2000. He is presently Professor, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad.

Pannala Krishna Murthy :- Prof. PANNALA KRISHNA MURTHY has secured his B.Tech from SSGMCE- Shegoan. He obtained his masters degree from JNTU College of Engineering, kukatpally, Hyderabad. Presently he is working as Professor and Head of the Department in SBIT, Khammam. He got more than 12 Technical Publications at International level. He has been teaching variety of subjects like Electrical Circuits, Electrical Measurements, Electro Magnetic Fields, Power Systems, HVDC Transmission, etc. At present he is working on the problems of HVDC system fault analysis using wavelet transforms.

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