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Assignment Questions for B.E II/I YEAR/SEM E.C.


Write the principle of operation of D.C Generator?

What do you understand by commutation in DC machines?
Draw the torque-speed characteristic of DC shunt and series motor?
What do you understand by armature reaction?
Write the equation for the torque developed in DC Motor?
Mention various methods of excitation of DC Machine?
(a) Derive the torque equation of a DC motor.
(b) The armature of a 6-pole DC generator has a wave winding containing664 conductors.
Calculate the generated emf when flux per pole is 0.06 weber and speed is 250 rpm. At
what speed must the armature be driven to generator on emf of 250 V if the flux per pole
is reduced to 0.058 Weber.
8. Explain about 3-point starter in DC motor with neat diagram?
9. a) Explain the process of commutation in a DC Generator
10. Describe with neat sketch the construction of a DC Machine?
10. Discuss various methods of speed control applicable to series motor and Shunt motor?
11. Various power stages in dc motor and derive the condition for maximum efficiency?

1. The readings of two watt meters of 3-phase power measurement are 50 W and 100 W
respectively. Calculate power factor.
2. Define synchronous impedance of an alternator.
3. Define regulation of AC Generator?
4. Give the relationship between line quantities of voltage and current for a delta connected 3phase system?
5. What do you understand by 3-phase balanced loads?
6. Define voltage regulation of an Alternator?
7. (a) Draw Star-Delta connections of a 3-phase system and derive line and phase voltage for
both star and Delta connections.
(b) Determine voltage regulation by the synchronous impedance method.
8. A balanced star connected load of (8-j4) /phase is connected to a 3-, 400V, 50Hz supply.
Find the line current, power factor and power.
9. a) Explain power measurement by two wattmeter method.
b) Explain armature reaction in alternator with neat diagrams?
10. A delta-connected balanced 3-phase load is supplied from a 3-phase, 400V supply. The line
current is 20A and the power taken by the load is 10Kw find i) Impedance in each branch
ii) line current iii) Power factor

Name of the Faculty: P.ANIL KUMAR

Assignment Questions for B.E II/I YEAR/SEM E.C.E


Define synchronous impedance of an alternator

Derive the E.M.F Equation of alternator?
Explain the armature reaction of alternator for different load powerfactors?
A 3-phase star connected alternator is rated at 1600 KVA, 13000 V.The armature resistance
and synchronous reactance are 1.5 and 30 Respectively per phase. Calculate percentage
voltage regulation for a load of 1280 KW at power factor of 0.8 lagging.
5. Define voltage regulation of an alternator?
6. Explain synchronous impedance method for calculating regulation of alternator?
7. Determine voltage regulation by the synchronous impedance method.

1. a) Mention the application of auto-transformer.
b)Define regulation and efficiency of transformer
2. Define efficiency and regulation of transformer.
3. What are the various losses in transformer?
4. Explain the importance of OC and SC tests in transformers.
5. Define transformation ratio of transformer.
6. Draw the phasor diagram of a transformer for an Inductive load.
7. (a) Explain how the efficiency of a transformer may be estimated from the open
circuit and short circuit tests.
(b) Discuss the principle of operation and application of single phase auto
Transformer and explain its advantages and disadvantages.
8. A 10 KVA, 200/400 V, 50Hz, 1- transformer has the following test results
OC test - 200V, 1.3A, 120W on LV side.
SC test - 22V, 30A, 200W on HV side
9. a) Derive expression for condition for maximum efficiency of a transformer.
b) A single phase transformer has a core whose cross-sectional area is 150cm2 operates at a
maximum flow density of 1.1wb/m2 from a 50Hz supply. If the secondary winding has 66
turns, determine the output in KVA when connected to a load of 4 impedance. Neglect
voltage drop.

1. Define the term slip in induction motor.
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Assignment Questions for B.E II/I YEAR/SEM E.C.E

2. Explain why single-phase induction motors are not self starting.
3. Write short notes on Torque-Slip characteristics of an induction motor with neat graph?
4. Write the applications of shaded pole motors?
5. An 8-pole 50Hz, 3-Phase induction motor has a rotor emf frequency of 2Hz.Calculate slip
and speed.
6. Explain how production of rotating magnetic field produced in case of 3-Phase induction
7. (a) Explain the principle of rotating magnetic field and hence prove it is of constant
magnitude and rotates at synchronous speed.
(b) What is slip in 3-phase induction motor?
8. Derive the torque-slip equation for a 3-phase induction motor and also the equation for slip at
which maximum torque occurs.
9. With a neat diagram explain the construction and principle of operation of 3-Ph Induction
10. Explain the constructional features and principle of operation of a capacitor start and run
single phase induction motor?

Name of the Faculty: P.ANIL KUMAR