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Electrical Design Estimation and Costing 10EE81

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Unit-1

1.Define the estimating and mention the purpose of estimating and costing. (Jan-2016)

2.Write a short note on comparative statement. (Jan-2016)

3.Briefly explain the modes of tendering. (Jan-2016)

4. What is estimating and what are the importance of the estimating and costing(Jun -2015)

5.Explain the following:1)Electrical schedules 2)Catalogues 3)Purchase system 4)Market


survey . (Jun -2015)

6. List out guidelines for inviting tenders. (Jan -2015)

7. Write the necessity of estimating and costing. (Jan-2015)

8. Explain by giving examples for the following terms. i) Contingencies ii) Overhead
charges iii) Profit (June-2014)

9. Explain activities of Purchase department. (June-2014)

Unit – 2
1. Briefly explain the factors to be considered while deciding choice of wiring sys

(Jan-2016)

2. List out the general rules and guidelines for residential installation. (Jun -2015)

3. Estimating the quantity of materials required for writing a newly constructed


building where plan is shown in fig Assume the details of the load All dimensions
are in meters (Jun -2015)

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the wire by taking safety factor equals to two. (June-2014)

Unit – 3

1. List out the design consideration of electrical installation in commercial bldgs.(Jan-2016)

2.Explain the determination of load calculation selection of size of service connection and
nature of supply. (Jun -2015)

3. Fig Shows the plan of ground floor of school building .School building consists at ground
floor ,1st floor and 2nd floor having same plan that of ground floor. Draw single line
diagram for ground floor and calculate materials required for three floors. (Jun -2015)

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floor, 1st floor, 2nd floor having same plan that of gnd floor. Draw single line dia for gnd
floor & calculate material required for three floors. (June-2014)

Unit - 4

1.List out the points to be checked while carrying out inspection of wiring install(Jan-2016)

2. Mention the different types of tests conducted on wiring installations. Explain in detail
testing of polarity. (Jan-2016)

3. Estimate the material required for single phase overhead service line of a house located
20 meters away from the pole. With following loads: Lighting load = 800 watts, Heating = 2
kW. Take factor of safety 2. (Jan-2016)

4. Write short note on service lines. (Jun -2015)

5. Write the reason for excess recording of energy consumption by energy meter(Jun -2015)

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6. Find the materials required for 1- overhead service lines of a house located 10 meters
away from pole, with following loads :Lightning =300 watts, Heating= 2500 watts.Assume
safety factor=2 (Jan -2015)

7. Explain points to be checked while carrying out inspection of wiring installat(Jan-2015)

8. Write the reason for excess recording of energy consumption by energy mtr (June-2014)

9. find the material required for 1pase overhead service line of a house located 10 mts away
from pole, with foll loads : Lighting = 300 Watts; Heating= 2500 Watts Assume safety
factor=2. (June-2014)

Unit-5

1.List out important consideration regarding motor installations. (Jan-2016)


2.The Fig. shows the plan of workshop. One 15 HP, 3 phase, 415 y induction motor is
installed. Show the key diagram and estimate quantity of mate rial required. (Jan-2016)
3. Explain determination of input power, current to motors & rating of cables. (Jun -2015)

4. A 10 HP (metric), 415 v, 3 ,50Hz squirrel cage IM is to be installed in a flour mill, the


plan of which is shown in fi Shows the wiring dia of the layout and estimate the quantity of
materials required and its cost. (Jun -2015)

5. List any eight important considerations regarding motor installation wiring (Jan-2015)

6. A 10 HP (metric) , 415V, 3 Phase, 50 Hz induction motor is to be installed in a workshop,


the plan of which is shown in below fig. show the layout of the wiring (key dia) & estimate
the quantity of material required. The wiring is to be surface conduit. Assume efficiency of
motor = 85% & powerfactor 0.8 lagging. (June-2014)

Unit-6
1.List out the main components of overhead lines. (Jan-2016)

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2.. Estimate the quantity of material required for running 80 km, single circuit of 66 kv
transmission line using four legged fabricated steel structures. The conductor used No.2
ACSR. Assume a span of 500 mts and every 10th tower is an anchor tower. (Jan-2016)

3 . What are the requirements of the line supports? Describe factors governing ht of pole?
(Jun -2015)

4. Estimate the quantity of materials required for adding 132KV bay at 132KV grid ss.

(Jun -2015)

5. Draw & explain typical ac electrical power supply system. (Jan-2015)

6. Estimate quantity of materials required for adding 132KV bay at 132 KV grid
substation.

(June-2014)

Unit-7&8

1. Write short note on guarding of over head lines. (Jan-2016)

2. Estimate the quantity of material required for 11 kV feeder running 1.5 km line using 9
mt RCC poles.The conductor used is ACSR of 611 x 2.59 mm with an average span of 120
mts.Assume every 8th pole is the Anchor pole. (DP structure). (Jan-2016)

3. Explain the classification of substations. (Jan-2016)

4. Draw and estimate material required for 66/11 KV substation with following
details:i) Input line 66 KV 2 nos. ii) Transformer 66/11 KV 2 nos of 100 MVA. iii) 4
Nos. of 11 KV outgoing lines 2 on each transformer. Show the position of isolators or
protective devices. (Jan-2016)

5. List the points to be considered at the time of erection of overhead lines. (Jun -2015)

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6.A pole for an overhead 11KV-3phase , 50Hz line is to be earthed (pipe) & a stay is to be
provided.Make a neat sketch showing how it should be done. Prepare a list of materials
required (Jun -2015)

7. Write a short note on conductor erection. (Jun -2015)

8. A pole for an overhead 11KV , 3-Ohase, 50Hz live is required to be earthed (pipe) & a
stay is to be provided . Make a neat sketch showing how it should be done. Prepare a list of
materials required. (Jan -2015)

9. Write short notes on indoor ss? List advantages and disadvantages of outdoor ss over
indoor ss. (Jan -2015)

10. Estimate the quantity of material required for installation of 132/32KV ss with main &
transfer bus scheme having 2 x 40MVA Transformers (Jan -2015)

11. Explain the classification of substations. (Jun-2014)

12. Draw and estimate materials required for 66/11KV substation, with foll details :

i) Input lines-2, having 66KV

ii)Output line-2,66Kv

iii) Output line-0, 6 numbers,11KV (Jun-2014)

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