THANAGVELU ENGINEERINGCOLLEGE, CHENNAI 96Department of Electrical engineeringCAT-1 EXAM (vii semester)
PART-A Special machines
1) List the advantages of synchronous reluctance motor.2) Define reluctance torque with reference to a synchronous reluctancemotor.3) What are the types of synchronous reluctance motors?4) List the applications of vernier motor.5) What are the main features of stepper motor which are responsible for its widespread use?6) Define the term stepping angle.7) State some applications of stepping motor.8) What is vernier motor?9) Write down any two properties of synchronous reluctance motor.10) What is hybrid?
15*16=8011) a) Describe the constructional details and the working principle of synchronous reluctance motor. (16)(OR)b) i) Draw and explain a typical torque-speed characteristics of asynchronous reluctance motor (9)ii) Explain the working principle of vernier motor. (7)12) a) Explain the construction of VR stepping motor in detail. (16)(OR)b) i) Write short notes about the drive circuits of Stepping motor (8)ii) Explain the principle and construction of Hybrid motor. (8)13) a) i) Compare radial and axial air gap reluctance motor. (8)ii) Compare single-stack and multi-stack reluctance motor. (8)(OR)b) i) Derive the linear and non-linear analysis of stepper motor (12)ii) A hybrid VR stepping motor has 10 main poles which have been castellated to have 7 teeth each. if rotor has 60 teeth, calculate thestep angle (4)