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With energy resources becoming scarce and costly, and electrical energy being the most sought after form of energy, the designers of electrical systems are faced with the challenge of guaranteeing energy efficiency, quality and scheduling to the satisfaction of the corporate customers. This demands that the electrical systems designers to be more versatile and more effective managers of energy resources. This data handbook is intended to be used as design assistance to the beginners in the field of Electrical Systems design and provides them an easy access to the relevant data required for their design without having to waste their time and energy in searching for the required data to be used in the design problem.
This design data handbook is not intended for specialists in the field, but rather for the students of Electrical Engineering who are just entering the field of electrical systems design. This handbook also does not show the student how to be a designer, but presents in a concise manner the basic reference data to perform the design functions. This handbook can be permitted to be used inside the examination hall as a reference handbook.
1. SI units and quantities 2. Alpha numeric notation, graphic symbols and colours–NEC 1985 LIGHTING DESIGN 3. Lighting design procedures 4. Recommended levels of illumination–Domestic buildings 5. Recommended levels of illumination–Recreational buildings 6. Recommended levels of illumination–Schoolcolleges 7. Recommended levels of illumination–Office buildings 8. Recommended levels of illumination–Hospitals TYPICAL LAMP DATA 9. Typical lamp data–Incandescent lamps 10. Typical lamp data–Fluorescent lamps 11. Typical lamp data–Compact fluorescent lamps 12. Typical lamp data–Mercury vapour lamps 13. Typical lamp data–Metal Halide lamps 14. Typical lamp data–High pressure sodium vapour lamps 15. Typical lamp data–Pulse start MH lamps 16. Comparison of light sources 17. Effective cavity reflectances–IES Hand book data 18. Flexible house wiring cables 19. Comparative properties of PVC wiring cables 20. Recommended ratings of light and socket points–NEC 1985 21. Recommended number of points in dwelling units–NEC1985 22. Details of socket outlets in domestic buildings–NEC 1985 23. Different types of MCB distribution boards 24. Permissible number of cables in metallic conduits–NEC 1985 25. Performance data of typical exhaust fans 26. Performance data of typical ceiling fans TRANSFORMER SUBSTATIONS 27. Size of cables, earthing and protection of standby generators 28. Sizes of cables and earthing conductors of motors 29. Typical impedance values of 11 kV433 V transformers 30. Maximum rating of a motor that can be connected to a transformer 31. Minimum size of cable and earthing on MV side of transformers 32. Percentage de-rating of transformers supplying non-linear loads 33. Recommended sizes of aluminium busbars for bus trunking 34. Fuse ratings on the secondary side of transformers 35. Overloading capacities of oil filled transformers 36. Overloading capacities of dry type transformers 37. Absolute temperature withstand capacities of insulation classes 38. Correction factors for busbar design 39. De-rating factor for proximity effect 40. Clearances for open and enclosed air insulated busbars 41. Clearances for open outdoor bus bars not exceeding 15 kV 42. Protective measures on transformers 43. Inrush time constants for oil filled transformers 44. Inrush time constants for cast resin type transformers 45. Short circuit current calculation 46. Fault level computation and earthing design CONDUCTORS AND CABLES 47. Properties of ACSR conductors 48. Properties of AAC conductors 49. Regulation constants for 11 kV overhead lines 50. Regulation constants for 415 V overhead lines 51. Cable selection criteria 52. Voltage drops in cables 53. Short circuit rating of cables 54. Properties of 1 core XLPE Aluminium cables 55. Properties of 2 core XLPE Aluminium cables 56. Properties of 3 core XLPE Aluminium cables 57. Properties of 3.5 core XLPE Aluminium cables 58. Properties of 4 core XLPE Aluminium cables 59. Properties of 1 core PVC Aluminium cables 60. Properties of 2 core PVC Aluminium cables 61. Properties of 3 core PVC Aluminium cables 62. Properties of 3.5 core PVC Aluminium cables 63. Properties of 4 core PVC Aluminium cables 64. Properties of 2, 3 and 4 core copper cables 65. Properties of 1.5 mm2 solid copper conductor cables 66. Properties of 2.5 mm2 solid copper conductor cables 67. Properties of 11 kV cables 68. Method of laying the cables 69. Different methods of cable installations 70. Maximum operating temperature of insulating materials 71. De-rating factor k1 for cables 72. De-rating factor k2 for cables 73. De-rating factor k3 for cables 74. De-rating factor k4 for cables 75. De-rating factor k4 for buried cables 76. De-rating factor k5 for cables 77. Current carrying capacities of buried cables 78. Current carrying capacities of unburied cables 79. Properties of submersible flat cables MOTORS 80. Performance data of 3 phase squi
M.K. Giridharan :- is former Dean (Academics) and Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. A life member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), he has served as Professor in Electrical and Electronics Engineering at College of Engineering, Trivandrum and as Joint Director (Engineering Consultancy), LBS Centre for Science & Technology, Trivandrum. He has about 48 years of teaching and consultancy experience. His areas of interest include Power System Operations, Electrical Systems Design and Network Analysis. He is currently leading a peaceful retired life in his native town Kannur in Kerala.
Prof S Indulal :- Books in this area are very less and author is really an expert in this field.
We expect a book with advanced topics reg electrical system design from Giridharan Sir.