Hotel Engineering Management

By Gajanan Shirke

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Hotel Engineering is a complete textbook designed for students of hotel management. The book covers the basics of engineering systems used in hospitality establishments. Written in a student-friendly style, it explains various design and engineering concepts with suitable examples and exhibits. Due to its coverage of key concepts of engineering in the context of the hospitality industry, the book would also be useful for practicing hotel engineers. Table of Contents : 1. Hospitality Industry and Engineering Systems 1.0. The Engineering Department and its Integration in the Overall Operation and Management of the Hotel 1.1. Classification of Maintenance Management 1.2. Maintenance Planning 1.3. The similarity of the Maintenance and Renovation Concepts in Hotels 1.4. Preventive and Breakdown Maintenance, Comparisons 1.5. Roll of Maintenance Department, Duties and Responsibilities 1.6. Duties and Responsibilities of Chief Engineer in a Hotel 2. Basics Of Heat, Fuel, And Heat 2.0. Fuels Used In Catering Industry 2.1. Heat Terms & Heat Transfer 2.2. Method of Heat Transfer 2.3. Precautions to be Taken While Handling Gas 3. Basics Of Motion, Electricity 3.0. Fundamentals of Electricity 3.1. Characteristics 3.2. Resistance 3.3. Ohm’s Law 3.4. Parallel Circuits 3.5. AC Voltage 3.6. Alternating Current (AC) 3.7. Sine Waves 3.8. AC vs. DC 3.9. Sine Wave Values 3.10. Electric Power 3.10.1. Calculating Power 3.11. Kilowatt 4. Refrigeration System 4.0. Basic Refrigeration Cycle 4.1. Principles of Refrigeration 4.2. Safety 4.3. Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales 4.4. Kelvin and Rankine Scales 4.5. Humidity 4.6. Heat 4.7. Heat Flow 4.7.1. Heat Transfer 4.8. Pressure 4.9. Pressures You Need To Know 4.10. Pressure And Temperature 5. Fire-Prevention And Control 5.0. Fire safety 5.1. Chemistry of Combustion 5.2. Fire Prevention/Safety in Office 5.3. Types of Extinguishing Agents 5.4. Types of Fire Extinguishers 5.5. Using the Fire Extinguisher 5.6. Methods of Extinguishing Fire 5.7. Using Hose Reel 5.8. Fire Basics 5.9. Burns 5.10. Emergency Procedures 5.11. Attacking Fire 5.12. Means of Preventing Accidents 5.13. Safe Workplace Layout 5.14. Effects of an Accident 5.15. Types of Accidents 5.16. Categories of Accidents 5.17. Accident Investigation 5.18. Hazardous Identification, Evolution and Control 5.19. Hazard Control 5.20. Accident Proneness 5.21. Laws Accident Proneness 5.22. Causes of Accident Proneness 5.23. Characteristics of accident proneness 5.24. Active Fire Protection 5.25. Passive Fire Protection 5.26. Fire and Fire Extinguisher 6. Hotel Engineering Basics 6.0. Duties & Responsibilities of Maintanence Department 6.1. Classification and Types of Maintenance 6.2. Maintenance Contracts 6.3. Forms of General Contract 6.4. Replacement 6.5. Acquisition of Fixtures and Fittings 6.6. Repair and Maintenance 6.7. Outsourcing and In-house Contractors 6.8. Difficulties of Hotel Operators in the Implementation of Maintenance Plans 6.9. Acquisition of Fixtures and Fittings 6.10. Repair and Maintenance 6.11. Difficulties of Hotel Operators in the Implementation of Maintenance Plans 6.12. Rating Global Issues that Relate to Hotel Maintenance Management 7. Sanitation, Waste Disposal, And Pollution 7.0. Pollution 7.1. Forms of Pollution 7.2. Development of Standards of AOX for Small Scale Pulp & Paper Mills 7.3. Technological Developments to Reduce the Discharge of AOX 7.4. Different Methods of Waste Disposal 7.5. Pollution & Recycling Facts 7.6. Sewage Treatment Plant 7.7. Types of Sewage Treatment Plants 7.8. Water Pollution 7.9. Sewage Treatment 8. Energy Management 8.0. Energy Conservation 8.1. Energy Conservation Techniques 8.2. Best Energy Saving Light Bulbs 8.3. How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Windows 8.4. Ways to Conserve Energy 9. Hotel Engineering Department Knowledge 9.0. Housekeeping and Maintenance Department Coordination 9.1. Budgeting Maintenance Department Expenses 9.2. Allocating Energy Costs 9.3. Budget Other Expenses 9.4. Budget Energy Costs 9.5. Evaluate Actual Results 9.6. Sample Energy Budget Form 9.7. Capital Request/Expenditure Process 9.8. Replacement Schedule/Work Cycles 9.9. Heating 9.10. Air Conditioning 9.11. Heat Pumps 9.12. Air supply and Ventilation 9.13. Exhaust Systems 9.14. Domestic Hot Water System 9.15. Laundry 9.16. Energy Management Control Systems 9.17. Preventive Maintenance 9.18. Plan a Preventive Maintenance Schedule 9.19. Kitchen Maintenance 9.20. HVAC Systems 9.21. Servicing and Cleaning Air Conditioners 9.22. Preventive Maintenance on Room HVAC 9.23. Air Conditioning Maintenance/Public Areas 9.24. Unplug a Clogged Toilet 9.25. Replace a Broken Toilet Handle 9.26. Fix a Toilet where the Water is Running 9.27. Replace Carpet Burns 9.28. Unclog Plugged and Slow Drains 9.29. Repair Small Holes 9.30. Repair Large Holes 9.31. Clean the Hot Water Heater 9.32. Cut Replacement Keys for Metal Key 9.33. Basic Steps for Utility Cost Reduction and Energy Conservation 9.34. Guestrooms 9.35. Meeting Rooms 9.36. Lobby 9.37. Recreational Areas 9.38. Laundry 9.39. High Water Usage 9.40. High Electricity Usage 9.41. Energy Efficient Housekeeping Practices 9.42. Staffing 9.43. Job Descriptions 9.44. Hiring 9.45. Communication 9.46. Budgets 9.47. Scheduled Maintenance 9.48. Useful Format 9.49. Basics Hotel Projects 9.50. Size of Hotel Room and Bathroom 9.51. Furniture 9.52. Curtains 9.53. Luggage Rack 9.54. Beds 9.55. Beside Tables and Bed Heads 9.56. Armchairs and Table 9.57. Desk and Chair 9.58. Mini-bar 9.59. Mirrors 9.60. Decorative Items 9.61. Balcony (If Applicable) 9.62. Bathroom 9.63. Fixtures 9.64. Electricity and Low Voltage 9.65. Coverings 9.65.1. Floors 9.65.2. Walls 9.65.3. Accessories 9.66. Exterior Lighting 9.67. Sign Lighting 9.68. Landscaping 9.69. Front Desk (Guest Reception) 9.70. Service Reception (back-of-the-house areas) Glossary

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Author Gajanan Shirke
ISBN 9789351103004
Publisher SPD
Year of Publication 2014
Binding PB

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