EEE375 Power Distribution and UtilizationFall 2017COMSATS Institute of Information TechnologyPage 3Power Distribution and UtilizationCourse CodeEEE 375 (3+0)PrerequisitesNoneCo-requisitesNoneCourse Catalog DescriptionIntroduction to Power Systems basic Infrastructure, Types of AC and DC distributors and calculations, 3–phase unbalanced load and its calculations; power factor - disadvantages and causes of low power factor,power factor improvement schemes, most economical power factor and power factor calculations;different types of tariff and its calculation; voltage control and different methods required for voltagecontrol; introduction to electric heating-resistance, induction and dielectric heating, electric welding,resistance welding and its types. illumination schemes for various situations (street lighting,commercial/industrial lighting, stadium/flood/stage/spot lighting etc.), types of lamps, their working andrelative merit.Text book1.Principles of power systems by V.K Mehta (4th Edition)Reference Books1.The Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Energy by H-Cotton, H-Barber. (3rd edition)2.Electrical Technology by B.L. TherajaCourse Learning ObjectivesThis course is designed to help students to achieve following objectives:1.Study of electrical power distribution and utilization systems,2.Analysis of various distribution system components, their performance, limitations and to coordinatethese components,3.Introduction and understanding of various types of voltage control, power factor improvementmethods and tariff schemes,4.Familiarization with fundamentals of illumination engineering and electric heating.