Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE2700 : Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory {0-0-2 / 1}
Subject Nature : Practical
Coordinator : Prof. Pravat Kumar Ray


1. Determination of regulation of three phase alternator by synchronous impedance method.
2. To conduct load test on a separately excited dc generator and obtain its internal and external characteristics.
3. Speed control of slip ring induction motor by varying rotor resistance and to obtain speed torque characteristics at different rotor resistance.
4. Study of open circuit and short circuit test of single phase transformer and determination of equivalent circuit parameters.
5. To observe speed control of DC motor using:
(A) Variation of armature voltage
(B) Variation of field flux.
6. Determination of equivalent circuit parameters of 3-phase induction motor using no load and blocked rotor test.
7. Measurement of three phase power by two wattmeter method.
8. Verification of Thevenin and Superposition theorem.
9. Testing of single phase energy meter at different power factors.

Course Objectives

  1. To conduct testing and experimental procedures on different types of Electrical machines
  2. To analyze the operation and control of electric machines under different loading conditions
  3. To familiarize on different electrical circuit parameters measurement in both single pahse and three phase system
  4. To verify different methods and theorems in electrical circuits

Course Outcomes

After studying this course the students would gain enough knowledge on
• The ability to formulate and then analyze the working of any electrical machine under loaded and unloaded conditions.
• The ability to troubleshoot the operation of an electrical machine.
• The ability to select a suitable measuring instrument for measuring electrical and non-electrical quantities for a given application.
• Perform calculations of power of three-phase system

Essential Reading

  1. 1. D. P. Kothari and I. J. Nagrath, Electric Machines, Mc Graw Hill , 2011
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Supplementary Reading

  1. Stephen J. Chapman, Electric Machinery Fundamentals, Mc Graw Hill , 2010
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