Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar
Balochistan University of Engineering & Technology, Khuzdar

Basic Electro-Mechanical Engineering

Specific Objectives of course:

  • To enable students to acquire basic knowledge of electrical and mechanical engineering relevant to civil engineering.

Electrical Engineering Component:

Electrical Elements and Circuits: Electric current, voltage, power and energy, Ohm’s law, inductance, capacitance, Kirchoff’s laws. Introduction to node voltage and loop current methods, AC single and poly-phase system, DC machines, AC Synchronous Machines, AC Induction Machines, Transformers, Converting Machines.

Power Plant Installations and Distribution System: Power Systems layout, generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power, Introduction to domestic electrification.

Electronics: Diode. Transistor and simple rectifier circuit. Principles of House wiring and Industrial wiring, Illumination. Electrical know how related to experimental design instrumentations like corrosion rate measurements, strain guages, LDT’s, LVDT’s. etc.

Mechanical Engineering Component:
Basic Concepts: Fundamentals of Heat Transfer, Conduction, Convection, Radiation, Thermal Conductivity, Overall Heat Transfer Coefficients, Practical Equations, Laws of Thermodynamics, Internal Combustion Engines.

Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC): Introduction to HVAC components. Heating and cooling load and its calculations; Comfort charts; Outline of A.C. systems; Consideration for air-conditioning in buildings; natural Ventilations; Insulating materials

Lab Outline: The Design work and/or experiments related to above mentioned outline shall be covered in the Laboratory/Design class.

 Recommended Books:

  1. Basic Mechanical Engineering Elements by Griffith J. Paul
  2. Basic Electrical Engineering by Dltoro, 2nd Edition, 2001, Prentice Hall,
  3. Ryner Joel , Applied Thermodynamics, 5th Edition, 1996, Longman
  4. T. D. & Mcconkey, Applied Thermodynamics, 5th Edition, 2004, Longman
  5. Basic Electrical Technology by T.K. Nagasarkar & Suhkija, 2nd Edition, 2007
  6. Theraja, B.L. Electrical Technology, S. Chand. 2008