GTU Electrical engineering sem-7 syllabus

GTU Electrical engineering B.E sem 7 syllabus of all subjects


GTU Electrical engineering B.E sem 7 syllabus

(1) Summer Internship (3170001)



(2) Advanced Power Electronics(3170906)                                        



Rationale: The course is aimed to provide exposure of some power electronic converters that are utilized by the industries and utilities and are not taught in the basic courses on Power Electronics-I and Power Electronics-II.


(3) Switchgear and Protection (3170908)



Rationale: An electrical power system consists of generators, transformers, and transmission and distribution lines. In the case of an event of a fault, an automatic protective scheme comprising of circuit breakers and protective relays isolate the faulty section protecting the healthy part of the system. The safety of equipment and human beings is the major concern for every protection scheme. Moreover, students must develop skills for operating various controls and switchgear in the power system. They are also required to carry out remedial measures for faults/abnormalities in machines/equipment in the power system using appropriate diagnostic instruments/devices. This course attempts to develop these skills in students and hence it is a core course for all electrical engineers.


(4) AC Machine Design (3170909)



Rationale: Electrical machines serve as the backbone for the electrical power sector. The knowledge of electrical machines design is essential for manufacturing as well as the pre-installation performance analysis. The design is also essential for the practicing engineers in the research and development field. This subject deals with design of electrical machines including basics of computer aided design.





Rationale: Microprocessor and microcontrollers are used to design and develop processor and computer based automatic smart electronics systems for home and industry application. This subject is devoted to the study of Advanced Microcontrollers which are used to develop and design embedded systems having low cost, low energy consumption with limited memory and having real time response. The students would learn the architecture and programming of ARM Controller in ‘C’ and in Assembly Language. They would also be able to develop simple applications by interfacing various sensor and actuators with the ARM controller.




Rationale: Ultimatum of electrical energy is swelling day by day due to upgrading in the life style of the societies of the countries in broad-spectrum. On the other hand, dynamics of power system and it control is becomes a more and more complicated due to increasing in power system complexity. Under this scenario, this syllabus includes various types of stability issues with its improving techniques. This subject is main source for research point of view as a further study of electrical engineer. With this context, this subject deals with the fundamentals for dynamics of power system and it control of the power system.


(7) Advanced Electric Drives  (3170916)



Rationale: Electric motor is inevitable part of industries. High precision Control of this electric motors for various industrial applications are needed. Electric drive using power electronic converters with suitable control strategy can control the speed and torque of electric motor precisely. The course is aimed to provide exposure about the commonly used power electronic converters for electric drive applications and various control strategies used for the purpose of motion control.





Rationale: Electrical power transmission is trending towards higher and higher voltages. Under such scenario, the conceptual understanding related to insulation, testing the HV devices is must for every electrical engineer. The subject deals with HV test generating devices, measurement devices, over voltages including lightning and non-destructive testing as well.


(9) Digital Signal Processors (3170918)



Rationale: Many Electrical and Power Electronics Applications require complex control schemes and signal processing. Hence, for such applications, embedded processor having very good control capacity and signal processing capacity both are required. So, special processors combining both these capacities are used in such applications. They are Digital Signal Controllers (DSC). They combine the best features of microcontrollers (MCU) and powerful digital signal processing (DSP) capabilities in one single chip Considering this, it becomes necessary for any electrical and power electronics engineer involved in product development to understand the concepts of Digital Signal Processing (Theoretical). Also they should understand Digital Signal Controllers from practical implementation point of view. This subject includes both of these.


(10) Power System Operation and Control (3170919)



Rationale: Demand of electrical energy is increasing day by day due to improvement in the life style of the people in particular and development of the countries in general. Under this scenario, the power system network operates in a stressed condition. Effective management of generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power is necessary for optimal system operation, for loss minimization and to avoid the unwanted power cuts. After the study of power system analysis, the study of power system operation is required. The understanding of automatic generation and control, reactive power characteristics of transmission lines and voltage control, state estimation, load forecasting and restructuring is desired.


(11) Industrial Electrical Systems (3170920)



Rationale: Electricity is the major power source for almost all small scale to large scale industries. Per capita consumption of electricity is an indicator of the growth of a country. In view of this, it is important for the electrical engineers to understand the components of residential, commercial and industrial electrical systems. This subject deals with the introduction to components of industrial electrical systems. The subject also includes selection of ratings for various components based on applications and basics of automation of industrial electrical systems.

(12) Power Quality and FACTS (3170921)



Rationale: Electrical Power systems are heavily loaded because of the increase in the demand and restructured power system operation. The technical solution of utilizing available power system structure to deliver more power is using the power electronics devices in power systems for reactive power compensation and HVDC. The other uses of power electronics devices in the distribution and at consumer levels are also inevitable. The more and more use of power electronics devices in the power systems at every stage increases the problem of power quality. The course is aimed to provide exposure about power quality; the commonly used power electronics based compensating devices, its impact on Power Quality and various power quality mitigation techniques.


(13) Smart grids (3170922)



Rationale: This course mainly focuses on basic fundamentals of smart grid for its implementation in the existing power system network. This course provides overview of smart grid and its applications in potential sectors of Modern power systems. It also provides detailed utility level analysis in terms of energy management, network analysis and operation of smart grids. The course also explores issues in management, control, protection and monitoring of grid with renewable energy source integration as well as in micro grids at remote location.


(14) Electrical and Hybrid Vehicle (3170923)



Rationale: Vehicle is an unavoidable machine for the industry, individual and government. The fuel consumptions have led the nations to be dependent on electric vehicles and needs a major change in the operation in context to energy saving. The electric vehicle has drawn attention of the designers, researchers and manufacturers for the skilled persons needed in this era. The energy saving concept has lead to hybrid electric vehicle in all the concepts for the transportation.


(15) AI and Machine learning (3170924)



Rationale: Artificial Intelligence is now a day used in nontechnical and technical fields. In every branch of engineering the AI has been used and Electrical engineering is also one of them infect, the use of AI technique in Electrical engineering is inevitable. The branches of electrical Engineering like Electrical Power Systems, Power Electronics and Smart grid technologies are some of them. The course is aimed to provide exposure about the fundamentals of AI techniques and use of some basic machine learning algorithms to be used in electrical engineering and in other branches of electrical engineering too; the commonly used AI techniques from the application viewpoints will be covered in the this course.


(16) Industrial Automation (3170925)



Rationale: Automation is playing a key role in Industries. Industries rely heavily on automation for economic viability and mass production. It is important for the students to learn basic of automation, how system works and importance of PLC, SCADA and robots in automation. This course will provide opportunity to learn industrial automation techniques.


(17) Internet of Things (3171108)



Rationale: IoT market is growing rapidly from installed base of about 30 billion devices in the year 2020 and expected to grow up to 75 billion devices by 2025. IoT is useful in many sectors like consumer, commercial, infrastructure, health, industry and military. Industry 4.0 is based on IoT. This course will provide opportunity to the students for contribution in IoT applications.

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