BASIC ELECTRICAL LABORATORY

Objectives:
The objective of Basic electrical laboratory is to learn the different basic and fundamental laws of electrical engineering along with practical experience with operation and applications of electromechanical energy conversion devices. It also aims to get the knowledge of the different electric devices like flurocent lamps, RLC circuits, Transformers etc.

Outcomes:

Upon the completion of Basic Electrical practical course, the student will be able to:
1. Analyze the different laws related to electrical engineering and compare the theoretical and practical values.
2. Understand the operation and applications of electromechanical energy conversion devices.
3. Understand identification and selection of various electrical components.
4. Analyze the characteristics of various electrical components.

Major Facility available in this laboratory:
1. Network theorem analysis kit.
2. Demo kit of different motor.
3. DC Motor (With Load arrangement)
a) Shunt Motor.
b) Series Motor.
c) Compound Motor.
4. DC Motor-Generator Set.
5. Three phase Induction Motor.
6. Single phase Variac.
7. Fluorescent lamp Connection Set. (2nos)
8. Carbon and tungsten filament lamp test setup.
9. Series and Parallel RLC circuit test setup.
10. Transformers (Single Phase).
11. Three phase load box.
Course covered in this Laboratory:
1. Engineering Science (Basic Electrical Engineering) Lab-I (ES-191)
2. Engineering Science (Basic Electrical Engineering) Lab-II (ES-291)
Experiments performed in this Lab:
1. Characteristics of Fluorescent lamps.
2. Characteristics of Tungsten and Carbon filament lamps
3. (a) Verification of Thevenin’s theorem.
(b) Verification of Norton’s theorems.
4. Verification of Maximum power theorem.
5. Verification of Superposition theorem
6. Study of R-L-C Series circuit
7. Study of R-L-C parallel circuit
8. Calibration of ammeter and voltmeter.
9. Open circuit and Short circuit test of a single phase Transformer.
10. No load characteristics of D.C shunt Generators
11. Starting and reversing of speed of a D.C. shunt
12. Speed control of DC shunt motor.
13. Measurement of power in a three phase circuit by two wattmeter method.