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Reg. No.

Question Paper Code: 22118
B.E./B.Tech.Degree Examinations, April/May 2011 Regulations 2008 Second Semester

Common to Civil, Aeronautical, Automobile, Marine, Mechanical, Production, Chemical , Petroleum Engineering and to Biotechnology, Polymer, Textile, Textile(Fashion), Rubber and Plastics Technology GE2151 Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering Time: Three Hours Answer ALL Questions Maximum: 100 marks

Part A - (10 x 2 = 20 marks) 1. Define : Power factor.

2. What a re t he advantages o f electromechanical measuring instruments? 3. What is back emf?

4. What are the types of transformers based on construction? 5. State t he advantages o f bridge rectifier. 6. State w hat is ‘Early Effect’ in transisters. 7. Name four different flip flops commonly available. 8. What i s a decade counter?

9. Define the term ‘Demodulation’. 10. Sketch th e block diagram o f basic communication system.

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05 ohm a nd 100 ohm respectively. (12) 2 22118 4 4 11.5 kW at a power factor of 0. (4) (iii) A 30 kW. current an d power factor. take a power o f 1. 0. (b) (i) A single phase 2200/250 V. (6) 4 21 . 50 Hz supply connected to it.4 ohms respectively. Find the impedance. 50 Hz transformer has a net core area o f 36 cm2 a nd maximum flux density of 6 Wb/m2 . (4) OR 12. (a) (i) Use mesh analysis to determine t he three mesh currents i n the circuit shown below. (8) (ii) A short-shunt cumulative compound DC generator supplies 7.2 lagging from a 3 phase. 400 V. series field and armature resistances ar e 100. Calculate the number of primary a nd secondary turns.3 a nd 0. (8) 21 OR (ii) A series R-C circuit with R = 20 Ω an d C = 127 µF has 160 V. (a) (i) Derive the emf equation of a DC generator. (10) 21 12.5 kW at 230 V. The shunt field. DC shunt generator has armature an d field resistances of 0. explain t he construction and working of a permanent magnet moving coil (PMMC) type instrument. Calculate th e total power developed by t he armature when it delivers full output power. 300 V.Part B . (b) (i) With t he help o f a neat diagram.(5 x 16 = 80 marks) 11. (8) (ii) Three similar coils connected in star. explain t he construction a nd operating principle of split-phase induction motors. 50 Hz supply. (4) (ii) With th e help o f neat sketches. Calculate t he resistance a nd inductance o f each coil. Calculate t he induced emf a nd the load resistance.

(8) (ii) Explain with the neat sketch th e working of Binary Ladder Network for Digital to Analog conversion. (8) (ii) What is a half-wave rectifier? Sketch its circuit. (8) (ii) Draw the logic diagram an d explain the working of a half adder. (a) (i) Draw an d explain t he circuit diagram o f AND. (8) (8) 4 21 3 21 14. OR. (a) (i) Explain briefly t he need for modulation. (b) With the help of block diagrams describe the working of (i) a typical TV transmitter. (b) (i) Draw th e three configurations o f a bipolar junction transistor. (ii) a typical TV receiver. (a) (i) With the help of V-I characteristics describe t he working principle of zener diode. (8) 21 22118 . (8) OR 15. What i s its symbol? Mention also t he special properties o f zener diode when compared to ordinary diode.13. (8) OR 13. (10) OR 4 15. Discuss the operation of halfwave rectifier with help o f necessary waveforms. (8) 4 14. NOT a nd NAND gates with suitable truth tables. (b) (i) Draw t he logic diagram o f a 4-bit binary ripple counter a nd explain its working. (6) (ii) For t he common emitter configuration. draw t he circuit and explain th e input and output characteristics. What difficulties will be faced if unmodulated signals ar e transmitted? How modulation overcomes them? (8) (ii) Sketch t he circuit o f a simple transistor AM modulator a nd explain its working.