IMS COCHIN - Electrical Designing and Drafting

Electrical Designing and Drafting

Electrical Designing and Drafting is a major area where students are given an in depth knowledge in various areas in Electrical Design and Drafting of buildings and Distribution systems. A candidate pursuing the course in this design field would be able to have a very good lucrative career in this area.


  • Scope of Electrical Designing &Draughting.
  • Duties and Role of an Electrical Design Engineer and Draughtsman
  • Electrical Generation, Transmission and Distribution general concept.
  • Utilization of Solar Energy for various buildings.
  • Selection of Solar Panels, Solar Regulators, Solar Battery and Inverters and their functioning.
  • House Wiring Concepts.
  • Different Electrical Services: Lighting, Power, Fire Alarm, Emergency lighting Etc.
  • Different types of Equipment’s and their load as per standard specifications.
  • Symbols and Legends: Lamps, Fan, Exhaust Fan, A/C, Sockets, etc
  • Abbreviations for all type of services.
  • Lux Level Calculation & Different types of lamps like GLS, FTL, CFL, LED, MVL, etc.
  • Load Scheduling (Single house, Apartment, High Rise buildings) common area, open area and load calculations.
  • Cables: Selection, Conductor, strands, cores and Insulation
  • Armored and unarmored cables.
  • Voltage Drop Calculation.
  • Cable Schedule and Conduit selection as per the standards.
  • Switch Gears (Circuit Breakers) Types and Selection.
  • Internal Mechanism and Working of Circuit Breakers
  • Panel Boards (MDB, SMDB, SDB, etc.).
  • Transformer: Type, Internal connections, Selections & losses.
  • Fault level calculations for Transformers.
  • Short Circuit calculations in a building
  • Capacitor Bank (Power Factor Improvement).
  • BUSBAR details and Selection for High Rise Buildings.
  • Cable Tray (Tray cad), Raceway, Trucking, Conduits and Routing.
  • Cable Tray Selection
  • Emergency Lighting: Backup power from UPS & Diesel Generator.
  • Emergency Sign Lighting.
  • Selection of UPS and Generators.
  • Single line Diagram (SLD): Individual, Residential, Commercial, Industrial, hospitalized Buildings
  • Types of Earthing according to the requirements.
  • Introduction to Lightning Arresters.
  • Design Calculations to adopt Lightening Protection system.
  • Close Circuit Television (CCTV): Types of Cameras and Circuiting
  • Public Addressable System (Speakers Selection).
  • Fire Alarm system and load calculation.
  • Electrical Engineers work with HVAC profession (MCC).
  • Communication: TV, Telephone, Intercom & Internet Networking, Types of cables.
  • Types of Drawings: Design Drawing & Shop Drawing
  • Drawing Details: Lighting Layout, Power Layout, Single line drawing (SLD), Emergency Lighting Layout, CCTV Layout, Public Addressable Layout, Fire Alarm System Layout, Communication Layout, Cable Tray Layout, BUSAR Layout, Bus duct riser drawings.
  • Software’s: CG LUX (Lux Level Calculation), RELUX, Anixter (Cable sizing), Tray-Cad (Cable tray Routing), Master Converter (For conversion).
  • BOQ: Bill of Quantity, Estimation and Costing (Complete project)
  • Green Building Design Implementation.
  • Designing as per Electrical Standards: NEC, BS, DEWA, ADEWA, IEC, NEMA, NFPA etc.

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