Electrical Engineering Guides

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering  that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics  and electromagnetism. Companies and industry experts…
Nikola Tesla - Serbian-American inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer
Nikola Tesla – Serbian-American inventor, mechanical engineer, and electrical engineer

Electrical books and guides

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering  that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics  and electromagnetism. Companies and industry experts has been always releasing technical books and guides in order to spread their knowledge.

On this page you can find very usefull books and guides related to electrical science, industry, automation and telecommunications.

All documents, EE software and EE books are free to download.

***Power Substation Guides – FOLDER
***Electricity generation, transmission and distribution guides – FOLDER
***Schneider Electric – Cahier Techniques – FOLDER
***ABB Drives – Technical Guides – FOLDER
***Siemens – Basics of Energy and Automation – FOLDER
***Relays In Details (Including Protective Relays) – FOLDER
1Electrical power supply and distribution star
2Energy-Efficient Electric Motor Selection Handbook
3Coordinated Power Systems Protection
4UPS selection, installation and maintenance
5Engineering Symbology, prints and drawing star
6Grounding and Bonding
7Handbook of electrical safety
8Handbook of electrical science VOL. 1-4
9Personal Protective Grounding for Electric Power Facilities and Power Lines
10Electrical Installation Guide star
11Schneider Electric – Harmonic detection and filtering
12Introduction to Motor and Generator
13Medium Voltage Cables – Construction Standard Specifications
14Electrical Power Supply And Distribution
15ABB – Electrical Installation Handbook PART I
16ABB – Electrical Installation Handbook PART II
17Instrument-Transformers – Part 1 of 3 Current Voltage Transformers
18Instrument-Transformers – Part 2 of 3 Current Voltage Transformers
19Instrument-Transformers – Part 3 of 3 Current Voltage Transformers
20Electrical Engineering Formulas
21How Power Factor Corection Works
22How To Apply Capacitors To Low Voltage Power Systems
23ABB – Power Factor Correction And Harmonic Filtering In Electrical Plants
24Power Factor – The Basics
25Transmission And Distribution Electrical Engineering
26Lighting Handbook star
27HV AC Circuit breakers – IEC62271-100
28A Simple Approach To Short Circuit Calculations
29Complete Patents Of Nikola Tesla star
30Electricity and Magnetism
31The Wire and Cable Technical Information Handbook
32Understanding Arc Flash Hazards – EATON white paper
33De-icing EHV Overhead Transmission Lines by Short circuit Currents
34Designing Low Voltage Non-Motor Industrial Feeder Circuits
35Electrical network protection guide – Schneider Electric star
36High Resistance Ground Application Guide
37Faults on Electrical System
37Roadway Lighting Design Manual
38Arch Flash Hazards – LV Circuit Breakers
39Arc-flash Application Guide (Arc-flash Energy Calculations for Circuit Breakers and Fuses)
40Current Transformers Selection Guide
41Elements of Electrical Engineering – Intermediate Vocatioinal Course, 1st Year
42Determining Correction Factor of Power Cable Sizing
43Protection and Control Guide
44High power Electronics – HVDC and SVC
45Transformers, Generators and Protection Theory
46The Role of Infrared Testing at Data Centers star
47High Voltage Engineering – Practice and Theory New star
48Medium Voltage Design Guide – Schneider Electric New star
49Principles of Insulation Testing New star
50Earthing of MV and LV Distribution Lines: A multi-faceted problem New
51Network Theorems New
52Test Preparation Study Guide For Coal Mine Electrical Certification – Underground Electrician
53NEMA Three Phase AC Motor – Home Study Course
54Application Guide – Industrial Switching and Protection Systems
55Electrical Design Manual For New Hospitals New
56Fundamentals Of Electrical Distribution – EATON star
57Basics Of Molded Case Circuit Breakers (MCCBs) – EATON star
58Basic Wiring for Motor Control – Technical Data star
59Squirrel Cage Rotor Testing Methods New
60Power Quality Problems and New Solutions New
61CT Saturation in Industrial Applications – Analysis and Application Guidelines
62Guide to modern insulation testing
63Measurement techniques of leakage and ground currents New
64Electrical Theory – Technology, PLC Concepts and Basic Electronics New
65Basics of Circuit Breakers For Electrical Engineers (additional info for practical usage) New
66Electrical Installation Handbook (Protection, Control and Electrical Devices)
67Lighting And Electrical Systems Design Guide (Elementary School Building Example)
68Guide to Low Voltage Electrical System Design and Selectivity New
69A Good Practice Guide to Electrical Design star
70Guide to Designing and Installing Copper Building Wire Systems
71Lessons In AC Electrical Circuits
72Lessons In DC Electrical Circuits
73Guide to protection against indirect contact and earth fault
74Your Detailed Guide To Energy Efficient Housing
75Guide To The Basics Of Efficient Lighting Design New
76Solutions for Power, Control, Safety and Energy Efficiency New
77Guide To Measurements On Electrical Installations (Theory and Practice)
78Guide to Planning of Electric Power Distribution
79Concepts in Electric Circuits For Engineers Beginners
80Study Guide to Electrical Safety Basics
81Basic Knowledge Of AC Electrical Generators star
82Electrical Installations On Construction Sites star
83Lessons In Electrical Circuits – Semiconductors New star
84Electrical Protection Handbook
85Grounding and Bonding For Electrical Systems
86The Lighting Handbook (by Zumtobel) New star
87Metering Best Practices – A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency New
88The Most Complete Handbook Of Architectural Lighting Design
89Electrical energy efficiency of motors, cables, busbars and transformers
90Electrical Installation Guide 2016
91Cable Installation Manual for Power and Control Cables
92Earthing design in electrical networks and installations
93Basic Circuit Theorems For Electrical Engineers Beginners
94Using Circuit Breakers For Direct Current (DC) Applications
95The Complete Guide to Electrical Wiring
96Electrical safety hazards awareness (with realistic work scenarios)
97Beginner’s guide to measurement in electrical engineering
98Guide to experimenting with wiring of electric circuits
00Complete cable tray manual for electrical engineers and designers
01Troubleshooting electrical devices with insulation resistance test instrument
02Practical guide to electrical grounding systems and applications
03Guidelines to basic electrical wiring in your home and similar locations
04Complete guide to electricity, magnetism and modern physics
05Best practice guide to cable ladder and cable tray systems New
06Selection, application and theory of surge protection devices (SPD) New
07A pragmatic introduction to the art of electrical engineering New
08Lessons in digital electric ciruits – Fundamentals of solving the problems New
09Electrical machines and appliances theory for engineers – beginners New
10Learn to handle a digital multimeter New
11Fundamentals of electrical and computer engineering New
12Lightning protection guide 2015 New
13Clamp-on method of ground testing (grounding system quality) New
14Residential electrical wiring guide for electricians New
15Electrical engineering manual for defence facilities and infrastructure New
16Basic principles of electrical grounding for electricians and technicians New
17Electrical safety manual for students and young electricians New
18Power distribution inside large buildings New
19Lecture notes in electrical measurements for EE students New
20Course on basic electrical technology – Electrical circuits, machines & measurements
21Basic AC/DC circuit theory, analysis and problems
22Testing and commissioning of electrical installations for students
23Electricity and magnetism textbook with exercises – Physics matters!
24Earthing fundamentals and best practical techniques handbook

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  1. Yogin Rawal
    Jun 12, 2017

    Hello every one,

    Q-1: (a) Can some one provide an example of a “T-Connection” from 220 kV to 220 kV transmission line without any normal/required protection equipment and controls?
    (b) What danger this type of connection poses to the TL and all connected the Substations?
    Q-2: Is there a British Electrical Code gives examption from installing Automatic Fire Protection System? Reference please.

    Thank you,


  2. SABER
    May 04, 2017

    Dear Sir
    i need to know if there are any international stander for the % of spare line “fully equiped with CB” should be kept inside each switchgear ,switchboard and distribution board?
    also the % of space line ” free of devices” should be kept inside each switchgear ,switchboard and distribution board?

  3. Rajesh Kumar
    Apr 29, 2017

    Good post. I am very interested in electrical repairing work and that is why I like to read blogs about electrical work. Keep updating more and also write more on other topics. Because I love this field I do ac servicing work.

  4. Jose Antonio Cayón
    Apr 18, 2017

    I would like to know about the Direct Current Motor Starter Design. How do you design the start resistance and the number of them?

    Thank you very much in advance.

    Congratulations for your portal (EEP)

  5. abhijit
    Mar 05, 2017

    Dear sir,

    we have to make contact of switch upto 150A how to select the cross section area for rated current 150A

  6. Chandran C
    Feb 27, 2017

    Thanks for the wonderful tips. We are into home appliance service and blogs like these are very helpful to us. Keep writing more.

  7. Bazic
    Feb 22, 2017

    Thank you so much for your efforts, this website is very useful
    Is it possible to download all documents at once ?


  8. Tran Nguyen Chau
    Feb 15, 2017

    This is the best web site ever for basics of electrical engineering!!

  9. Dharmendra
    Feb 07, 2017

    I have a 150 KVA generator. It suddenly developed a malfunction recently. When it is switched on, it runs for about 30 seconds and then goes off. It is electronically switched on or off.

  10. Muhammad Abbasi
    Jan 09, 2017

    Dear EE Portal,

    Thanks for having such informative website.I am looking for quite long about Electricity metering sp[specifically define kwh meter, var and var hour meter and smart meter.

    If their is any book regarding metering please send me on

  11. Ashok
    Dec 13, 2016

    hello sir,

    Please clear my confusion. While calculating load currents for sizing the cables, which P.F.should be used?? Old or new after compensation..? and also i heard that reduced cable size depends on the type of compensation.i.e. global, sector or individual…please explain.

    • Abhiram
      Dec 21, 2016


      If you are talking about XLPE cables, then the power factor to be selected as per the load type. If it is residential, then you can go to 0.8 or below ; if it is commercial/ industrial you have to go to 0.9 or unity (If full motor/ pump loads).
      You can select/ alter the PF as per the local authority approvals only.

      For Fire pumps, large motors & AC units(with motor) always consider starting current as 1.5 times the normal load as standard to size the MCCB/ Isolator rating & then select the cable size accordingly.

      Abhiram Ajay

  12. Sanket Saxena
    Nov 12, 2016

    plz upload any book for practical thinghs mean to say book only linked how to use thinghs pratically which enhance our innovation skills

  13. Krishnan C
    Nov 08, 2016

    I like working on electronics very much. And that is why I have chosen the field of computers and printers. Good post. Keep updating more.

  14. Bipin nena
    Nov 05, 2016

    Dear sir,

    I always learning with EEP, the best site for electrical,
    Sir I want to DOE fundamental of electrical science vol. 2 of 4, hear in site I just see vol. 1 of 4,
    So please can you add in hear. ?

  15. Rizwan Ahmed Rafiq
    Sep 29, 2016

    Can you please explain the function of Load Bank?
    How can we size the Load Bank?

  16. Krunal Shah
    Sep 28, 2016

    How can we upload a video on your this site?

  17. Md. Ashraful Alom
    Sep 05, 2016

    thank you very much

  18. Md. Ashraful Alom
    Sep 05, 2016

    can i get help you for the procedure.

    Aug 19, 2016


  20. Can i get help for the procedure for Calculating Three-phase fault current for symmetrical/unsymmetrical systems

    Oct 29, 2015

    I am very pleased to know the difference between symmetrical three phase system and balanced three phase system. Please let me know symmetrical systems and balanced systems.

    Thank you

  22. Javier Mitchell
    Aug 09, 2015

    Hello Engineering Portal Team.
    Congratulations for this wonderful site.
    I have found exactly what I needed.
    Sory I can not donate at this moment, But this
    Engineering portal really deserve a donation just
    as many other wonderful sites on the WEB.
    please dont give up our portal. Keep on.
    Great Thanks to you all.

  23. Anwar Ali
    Aug 08, 2015

    I want to know about the current and voltage role in human body killing (death and electric shuck). I studied many articless/books about it but some are saying current kill people while some are stating voltage. In my opinion it is frequency as in our country frequency is 50Hz and voltage is 220 P-P. It usually kill people while electrocuted. In the country I am working the frequency is 60Hz and the voltage is same 220 P-P and I did not hear that some one electrocuted and died.

    As we go down in reducing frequency the system is going to DC nature which is more danger than AC.

    Please explain so that I can make clear my concept.

  24. Ernest
    May 26, 2015

    Good work

  25. Ernest
    May 26, 2015

    I am electrical engineering student , and i want to know more about power transformers.Thank you for the good job.

  26. Luis Lemus
    Mar 04, 2015

    Good day, first of all i would like to congratulate all of you for such an amazing portal. Contributions are great and i feel like i can keep learning each day a little bit more. I do have one request to make, if possible. I am currently working my thesis and i am interested in power quality for a call center building; specifically i am looking for information about the IEEE.Std. 1100. If you could share something it would be great. Greetings and keep up the great job!!!

  27. Zreik
    Feb 17, 2015

    can u Upload some article about Selectivity for DC Auxiliare low voltage?

  28. Sayed Yusuf Ali
    Dec 25, 2014

    Excellent. Keep it up.

  29. prem
    Dec 06, 2014


  30. SUNIL
    Sep 19, 2014

    Can you upload some article with respect haradous area classification as per IEC 60079. Easy to understand.

  31. Sabariprakash
    Sep 05, 2014

    Hi sir..
    I am having confusion in selection of alternate motor against the installed one.Here i will give the details of installed & alternate motor which i decided for procurement.

    Installed 3 phase Squirrel cage IM:
    Supply Voltage=415v; P=22Kw; Rated Torque=131.7Nm; speed=1468rpm; Frame Size=180L; Rated Current=37.2A(VFD duty Motor); NDE bearings=6210 ZC3 ;DE bearings=6210 ZC3; Cooling Method=IC416 ;

    Proposed 3 phase Squirrel cage IM:

    Supply Voltage=415v; P=22Kw; Rated Torque=143Nm; speed=1473rpm; Frame Size=180L; Rated Current=38A; NDE bearings=6310 ZC3 ;DE bearings=6310 ZC3; Cooling Method=IC411 ;
    Kindly suggest me to procure the proposed one or not and request you to give the detailed articles regarding selection of different motors with known motor.

  32. cameron
    Jun 22, 2014

    Hey guys. I need help on developing a distance relay in Matlab/Simulink. Can anyone perhaps assist me?

  33. Vele
    Jun 19, 2014

    Hi Sir,
    I’d like to know more about earthing transformers and neutral grounding resistors, their applications and why they are required. You have any information on this that can be useful for my project?

    • nbn
      Aug 28, 2015

      Any of the trafo needs to be grounded that is 2 earth pit of neutral earthing & 2 earth pit of body earthing.

      & neutral grounding resistor(NGR) panels are provided in HT DG panels

  34. Chanh
    Jun 01, 2014

    Hi Sir,

    i would like to know how to choose correct capacitor for run or start motor and can i use large or small capacitor than the existing one for motor

  35. vaishnavi
    Feb 14, 2014

    its really very useful
    can u help me in my project tat is gsm based power sharing of transformer with automatic load shedding system. can u give me detailed information about this.

  36. duru jonathan
    Feb 14, 2014

    I want to know more about how to read and solve a fault on electrical diagram.

  37. Leinad
    Oct 13, 2013

    Thank you for the very useful information.

  38. Hariprakash
    Aug 17, 2013

    Hello sir! i feel difficult to understand some concepts of Elec.engg like vector fields in electroagnetic theory,and finding hard to apply in problems,so my request is please make arrangements as these concepts are very important for an Elec.engg students.and also it will be useful for other students.
    I am waiting for your answer

  39. Badam
    Jan 30, 2013

    i am actually working on my project titled electrical design for an office building. I would like to know the recent technology available for cable laying and other safety equipments,

  40. I.P.
    Jan 14, 2013

    Thank You Very Much for this vast collection of resources.
    It’s Very helpful to EE students and licensure exam takers.

  41. ajit.atp
    Jan 13, 2013

    Hello Sir
    I am very much thank ful to you for your information.I hope others also gain knowledge from this.Thank u sir.

  42. ESSA
    Jan 05, 2013

    You are the best Edvard!

    Dec 25, 2012


    • Edvard
      Dec 25, 2012

      Thank you! Very kind of you!

        Jan 23, 2017

        I want to know how the master switch wired, hoping your response …

  44. cisnatel
    Jun 19, 2012

    Thank you very much.

  45. Edvard
    May 13, 2012

    Thank you all!!

  46. hamed
    May 12, 2012

    Your great and hard efforts too much appreciated .

  47. Ralvarez
    May 11, 2012

    I would like to thank you all for all this serious and helpful information

  48. lehuan
    May 01, 2012

    Thank you very much.

  49. prodaja
    Apr 26, 2012

    Great work, thank you very much!

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