Hotel Engineering by Sujit Ghosal

Hotel Engineering

bySujit Ghosal

Paperback | February 10, 2011

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Hotel Engineering is a comprehensive textbook, in the Indian context for Hotel Management students. The book covers fundamentals of engineering in the hotel context, description of working of engineering systems, provision of rules and regulations in a concise way but covering all the relevanttopics of hotel engineering. Written in a student-friendly style, it focuses on concepts reinforced with suitable examples, exhibits, illustrations and case studies.The book begins with an introduction to the engineering systems in a hotel. It goes on to discuss the fundamental concepts of work, power, energy and basic electrical systems in a hotel, and wiring and safety precautions in dealing with electrical appliances with reference to hotel industry. Itelaborates the science of illumination, lighting devices and lighting requirements for different functional areas in a hotel. The book discusses thermal science and different types of fuels used in catering industry and ovens and cook-tops. Topics such as fire and extinguishers, water hardness andtreatment, cold and hot water distribution systems, refrigeration and heating, ventilation and air conditioning and elucidated. The book highlights maintenance procedure requirements. It explicates concerns with maintenance of buildings and swimming pool, utility systems and safety and securityaspects of a hotel. The book has maintenance and troubleshooting guides of engineering systems in hotel industry that would be a handy reference for students.

About The Author

Sujit Ghosal, is Reader in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Jadavpur University Kolkata and teaches Hotel Engineering at the Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata. He has worked with several reputed organisations and is also a consultant to a number of government and private sector companies. Dr. Ghosal has also been a vis...

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Title:Hotel EngineeringFormat:PaperbackDimensions:460 pages, 9.84 × 7.48 × 0.01 inPublished:February 10, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198062915

ISBN - 13:9780198062912

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Table of Contents

1. Hospitality Industry and Engineering systems2. Basics of motion, electricity and electrical machines3. Elements of electrical wiring, safety and electrical tariff4. Elementary Illumination Science and Lighting5. Basics of heat, fuel and heat appliances6. Water Hardness and Softening7. Water systems8. Sanitation, Waste disposal and Pollution9. Fire -its prevention and control10. Refrigeration systems11. Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems12. Maintenance Engineering13. Contract maintenance and Equipment replacement policy14. Miscellaneous utility systems15. Safety and Security in Hotels16. Care, maintenance and Trouble shooting of Engineering Equipment in Hotel Industry