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# Transformers

Example Sheet 1 1. Show that the expression of the rms value of the back emf E of a transformer is

E = 4.44 Nfφm

where N is the number of turns of the winding, f the frequency in Hz, and φm the magnitude of the magnetic flux. Assume the excitation is sinusoidal. 2. Show that the hysteresis energy loss per unit volume per cycle due to an AC excitation in an iron ring is equal to the area of the B-H loop, i.e.

∫ HdB

The hysteresis loop for a certain iron ring is drawn in terms the flux linkage λ of the excitation coil and the excitation current im to the following scales on the excitation current im axis: 1 cm = 500 A on the flux linkage λ axis: 1 cm = 100 µWb The area of the hysteresis loop is 50 cm2 and the excitation frequency is 50 Hz. Calculate the hysteresis power loss of the ring. Answer: 125 W 3. A single phase transformer has 480 turns on the primary and 90 turns on the secondary. The mean length of the flux path in the iron is 1.8 m and the joints are equivalent to an air gap of 0.1 mm. If the maximum value of the flux density is to be 1.1 T when a voltage of 2200 V at 50 Hz is applied to the primary and the stacking factor is 0.91, calculate (a) the gross cross sectional area of the core, (b) the secondary voltage on no load, and (c) the primary current and power factor on no load. Assume the value of the magnetic field strength for 1.1 T in iron to be 400 A/m, the corresponding iron loss to be 1.7 W/kg at 50 Hz and the density of the iron to be 7800 kg/m3. Answer: 0.0205 m2, 412.5 V, 1.21 A, 0.168 lagging 4. A single phase transformer has 1000 turns on the primary and 200 turns on the secondary. The no load current is 3 A at a power factor 0.2 lagging. Calculate the primary current and power factor when the secondary current is 280 A at a power factor of 0.8 lagging. Assume the winding resistance is negligible. Answer: 58.3 A, 0.78 lagging

Example Sheet 2 (1) A 100 kVA, 11000:2200 V, 60 Hz, single-phase transformer has the following equivalent circuit parameters referred to the high-potential side: R1 = 6.1 Ohm R'2 = 7.2 Ohm Xl1 = 31.2 Ohm X'l2 = 31.2 Ohm Xm = 57300 Ohm Rc = 124000 Ohm

The transformer is supplying at 2200 V a load circuit of 50 Ohm impedance and a leading power factor of 0.7. Draw a phasor diagram (not to scale) showing the various phasor magnitudes and angles for this operating condition. Determine the potential difference and power factor at the high-potential terminals of the transformer. (10702, 0.746)

(2) A 20 kVA, 2200:220 V, 60 Hz, single-phase distribution transformer gave the following test results: i) Open-circuit test, low-potential winding excited: Voc = 220 V, Ioc = 1.52 A, ii) Short-circuit test, high-potential winding excited: Vsc = 205 V, Isc = 9.1 A, iii) Direct-current winding resistances: Rlp = 0.0311 Ohm, Rhp = 2.51 Ohm

Poc = 161 W

Psc = 465 W

Determine the equivalent circuit of the transformer referred to the high-potential side. (Rc 30150, Xm 16520, Xl1 & Xl2 10.91, R1 2.51, R'2 3.11)

(3) The following results were obtained on a 50 kVA transformer: O.C. test V1 = 3300 V, V2 = 400 V, primary power = 430 W S.C. test V1 = 124 V, I1 = 15.3 A, primary power = 525 W Calculate: (a) the efficiencies at full load and half load for 0.7 power factor lagging; (0.973, 0.969) (b) the voltage regulation; (0.033) (c) the secondary terminal voltage. (386.8)