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M.Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, September, 2008 POWER QUALITY (Common to Power Electronics & Electric Drives/ Power & Industrial Drives) Time: 3hours Answer any FIVE questions All questions carry equal marks --1. Explain the following terms related to power quality problems i) Voltage sag ii) Voltage swell iii) Waveform distortion iv) Harmonics. Discuss in detail the power quality data collection, analysis of data, data base structure and processing of data of PQ problems. What are the sources of Voltage sags? What are the causes of Voltage sags? Draw the flow chart for analysis of voltage sag. Give a detailed analysis of sag magnitude in radial system with and without transformers. Explain the analysis of sag magnitude in a) non-radial systems and b) meshed systems. Using block diagram approach discuss the operation of AC and DC drives. What are the effects of sag on adjustable speed drives? What are the effects of voltage sags on the performance of a) Induction motor and b) Synchronous motor. Explain in detail. Discuss the design philosophy of filters to reduce harmonic distortion. $$$ Max. Marks:60

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