Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering
Electrical engineering deals with practical applications involving current flow through conductors; focuses on the design, construction, and operation of electrical systems and equipment. It includes developing, producing and testing of electrical and electronic devices and equipment, such as, generators to produce and distribute electricity, electric motors and other electrical machinery, transmission line.

Electrical Grounding or Earthing Conductors in Building Construction

Electrical Grounding or Earthing Conductors
Buried Earth Conductors: PVC insulated copper strip conductors or PVC insulated stranded copper cables with cross-section min 70 mm2 or as per earthing calculation. Earthing Conductors: PVC insulated copper conductor as described in the Specification for the particular application.

Indoor MV Distribution Panel Boards In Electrical Construction Works

MV Distribution Panel Boards In Electrical Construction Works
Building projects requires MV Distribution Panel-boards for distribution of power to each utilities. A good electrical distribution network will have proper design, right components, and future load provisions. Space utilization will also be an important factor for maintenance and handling of the equipments. Here we look into what are the features required for design, manufacture, install a MV Distribution panel board including its BIS (IS) standards that serving building projects.

Fire Fighting Services in MEP Construction Contract

Sprinkler test valve assembly for Fire Fighting System in MEP Mechanical work
In this sample MEP specification section, Mechanical Fire Fighting Services have been described in detail under construction contract work. Main Highlights of this MEP Specification for Fire Fighting Services are: Pipework Generally, Dry Risers, Hose Reels, Fire Hydrants and Sprinkler Installation.

Mechanical General Plant and Machines in MEP Work

MEP Specification drawing for Mechanical Pumping chanmber typical installation details
In this sample MEP specification section, Mechanical General Plant and Machines have been described in detail under construction contract work. Main Highlights of this MEP Specification are: Circulating Pumps, Water Storage Tank, Water Level Indication, Immersion Heaters for Hot Water Services, Direct Electric Water Heaters, and Expansion Vessels.

Quality Plan for Construction Projects

Construction Quality Plan for Building Projects
It is essential that services and systems in a building construction contract work are provided to conform to the requirements of the customer, and that the activities be effected as economically as practical. The achievement of these objectives is facilitated by setting up working procedures and practices, which collectively provide a Work Efficient, yet controlled operating environment.

Electrical Earthing or Grounding For Metallic Fencing

Electrical Earthing or Grounding For Metallic Fencing
In the electrical point of view and as a safety measure, metallic fence shall be separately earthed unless they come within 1.8 m of any equipment or structure above the surface of the ground, which is connected to the main earthing system. If the separation of 1.8 m cannot be obtained the fence shall be bonded to the earthing system. Here is how compound fences connecting to the earthing system.

Typical Mounting Details Of Fire Alarm Break Glass Manual Call Point

Typical Mounting Detail Of Fire Alarm Break Glass Manual Call Point

These drawings show how to install Fire Alarm Break Glass (BG) or Manual Call Point (MCP) on walls. It has to be mounted on back box installed in the wall. This box (embedded or exposed as specified in the concerned section of the specification) has to be connected through GI / PVC conduit that will have the Firetuff or equivalent cable to be looped for other detectors.

Installation of Audio Intercom System For Building Project

Audio Intercom System
Audio Intercom System being used in high-rise buildings or commercial complexes, provide two way communication from entrances, gates, go-downs, industrial plants and normal doors, to an internal audio handset. It can be used to screen authorized visitors from outside entrance and useful to communicate internally between persons from one room to another room or office spaces. It can also be used to function as effective public announcement system.

Typical Installation Details and Drawings for Building Construction

Typical Drawings
Construction projects highly depends on typical installation details and drawings. Architects and engineers use this kind of information to reduce their work load. Employees particularly technicians and foremen who execute the project uses typical drawings as general guidelines where repeated structure, forms, shapes, operations, loads, etc. come into force.

Low Voltage (LV) Power Cables In Electrical Construction Works

Low Voltage (LV) Power Cables In Electrical Construction Works
The scope of work shall cover laying, connecting, testing and commissioning of low voltage power cables complete with all cable support, cable, cable trays, clamps and joints. Cables to be purchased from who regularly engaged in the manufacturer of electrical cable and wire products of the types and ratings required, whose products have been in satisfactory use in similar service not less than 5 years. The standard of the cables shall comply with National Electrical Manufacturers Association of local standards or any other approved.

Typical Mounting Details Of Fire Alarm Detectors

Typical Mounting Detail Of Fire Alarm Detectors mounted on false ceiling
These typical drawings show how to install smoke detectors and heat detectors used in Fire Alarm system on false ceiling. The installation shall be as per the relevant section in the contract specification and drawing has the following major points: Smoke detector mounted on false ceiling with the help of loop in box; Firetuff or equivalent cable run under the RCC slab clipped to the soffit; Cable size shall be 2 core 1.5 sq. mm copper; Cable has to be looped to the detector and tied as shown in the drawing.

Methods of Installing External, Exterior and Outdoor Lighting System

External or Exterior lighting system
Installation Methods of External, Exterior and Outdoor Lighting System includes lighting equipment luminaires, control gears, panel boards, poles, brackets, cabling, and allied minor civil works. All installations are to be carried out under strict supervision of qualified supervisors and engineers. If installation required heavy vehicles, extreme care has to be taken for preventing damages of lighting equipment, control gears and poles.

Emergency Power Diesel Generating Set In Electrical Construction

Emergency Power Diesel Generating Set In Electrical Construction Works
This article covers the manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 415 volts, 3 ph, 4 wire, Diesel Alternator Set (Diesel Genset). The set shall be mounted on common base frame and complete in all respects including the auxiliary equipment such as battery auxiliary, lube oil pumps, filters, oil storage tank, centrifuge, etc. including piping required for interconnection between the set and the auxiliaries which are mounted separately.

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