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Code No: NR210303 NR

II B.Tech I Semester Supplementary Examinations, February 2007

( Common to Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechatronics,
Metallurgy & Material Technology, Production Engineering and
Aeronautical Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks

1. (a) Deduce an expression for star to delta transformation. [8]

(b) Find the equivalent resistance between A and B using Star-delta transforma-
tion. [8]

2. (a) Define peak factor, form factor. - [6]

(b) Calculate form factor for the sinusoidal wave form. - [10]
3. (a) With neat sketches, explain the construction and functions of the various parts
of a d.c. machine. [8]
(b) Calculate the emf generated by a 6 pole lap wound armature with 65 slots and
12 conductors per slot, when driven at 1000 rpm. The flux/pole is 0.02 Wb.

4. (a) Derive an expression for the torque developed in N-m and in Kg-m in a dc
motor. [8]
(b) Determine the value of torque in Kg-m developed by the armature of a 6-pole
wave-wound motor having 492 conductors, 30mwb per pole when the total
armature current is 40A. [8]
5. (a) Explain the principle of operation of a 1- phase transformer [8]
(b) A single phase transformer has 400 primary and 1000 secondary turns. The net
constructional area of the core is 60 cm2 . If the primary winding is connected
to a 50Hz supply at 520V. Calculate

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i. Peak value of flux density in the core.
ii. Voltage induced in the secondary winding.
iii. Transformation ratio.
iv. EMF induced per turn in both the windings. [8]

6. (a) What is meant by slip in an induction motor? Develop an expression for the
frequency of rotor currents in it. [6]
(b) A 6-pole, 50 Hz, 3 -phase induction motor running on full-load with slip de-
velops a torque of 160 N-M at its pulley rim. The friction and wind age losses
are 210 w and the stator copper and iron losses equal 1640 w calculate
i. Rotor output
ii. Rotor copper loss, and
iii. Efficiency at Full load. [10]

7. (a) Define % regulation and how do you find regulation of an alternator experi-
mentally. [8]
(b) A 3-phase, 4 pole star connected turbo alternator has a cylindrical rotor.The
reactance and resistance per phase of winding is 2.5 Ohms and 0.15 Ohms.
The alternator has terminal potential difference of 6600V When delivering a
current of 250 Amps. Calculate
i. The generated EMF at 0.6 PF lagging.
ii. The regulation at 0.6 PF lagging. [8]

8. (a) Sketch and describe the construction of a moving coil ammeter and give the
principle of operation. [8]
(b) A moving coil instrument gives full scale deflection with 15mA and has a
resistance of 5Ω. Calculate the resistance of the necessary components in
order that the instrument may be used as
i. a 2A - Ammeter
ii. a 100V voltmeter. [8]


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