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Department : Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Branch & Semester :
EEE & VI
PART A
Marks
Q.
No.
1.
Question
In the consideration which is not involved in the selection of the type of electric drive
for a particular application depends on
A)
Speed control range and its nature
B)
Starting torque
C)
Environmental conditions
D)
Voltage Sag
Thinking
Skill
(Blooms
Taxonomy)
2.
5.
A)
mercury pool
B)
shell bottom
C)
cathode
D)
anode.
For 3 phase rotary converters, when power factor is unity. the ac line to dc current
ratio is
A)
B)
C)
D)
Hysteresis motor
For 1 phase rotary converters, when power factor is unity. the ac line to dc current
ratio is
A)
B)
C)
D)
A)
Input Voltage
B)
Frequency
C)
speed
D)
efficiency
In single phase full converter, if and are firing and extinction angle, then load current is
discontinuous if
A)
( ) >
B)
( ) <
C)
( ) =
D)
( ) = 3 /2
For type A chopper has Vs as source voltage, R as load resistance and as the duty cycle. The output
Voltage for this Chopper is given by
A)
B)
C)
D)
Vs /
Vs / (1 )
Vs (1 )
Vs.
9
In motor circuit static frequency changers are used for
10
A)
B)
improved cooling
C)
reversal of direction
D)
speed regulation
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A)
B)
C)
D)
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Hoist
Blower
Pump
Lathe
U
0 90
90o 180o
90o 180o with suitable dc source in the load
when it supplies RLE load
A)
3 2VLL
Ec
B)
2VLL
Ec
C)
3VLL
Ec
D)
13
VLL
Ec
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A)
B)
improved cooling
C)
speed regulation.
D)
reversal of direction
A singlephase halfwave controlled rectifier has 400 sin 314 t as the input voltage
and R as the load. For a firing angle of 60 for the SCR, the average output voltage is
A)
B)
C)
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400/
300/
200/
D)
15
240/
A singlephase onepulse controlled circuit has resistance and counter emf load and
400 sin 314 t as the source voltage. For a load counter emf of 200 V, the range of
firing angle control is
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A)
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30 to 150
B)
30 to 180
C) 60 to 180
D) 60 to 120
In a singlephase halfwave circuit with RL load, and a freewheeling diode across the
load, extinction angle 13 is more than 1t. For a firing angle a, the BCR and
freewheeling diode would conduct, respectively, for
A)
,
B)
,
C)  , 
D)  , 
A singlephase fullwave mid point thyristor converter uses a 230/200 V transformer
with center tap on the secondary side. The P.I.V. per thyristor is
A)
100 V
B)
200 V
C) 141.4 V
D) 282.8 V
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18
A singlephase twopulse bridge converter has an average output voltage and power
output of 500 V and 10 kW respectively. The SCRs used in the twopulse bridge
converter are now reemployed to form a singlephase twopulse midpoint converter.
This new controlled converter would give, respectively, an average output voltage and
power output of
A)
500 V, 10 kW
B)
250 V, 5 kW
C) 500 V, 5 kW
D)
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250 V, 10 kW
C)
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In a singlephase full converter, for discontinuous load current and extinction angle
> , each SCR conducts for
A)
B)
C) 
D) +
D)
20
21
22
+

In a singlephase semi converter, for discontinuous conduction and extinction angle >
, each SCR conducts for
A)
B)

C) 
B)

C) +
D)
. In a singlephase semi converter, with discontinuous conduction and extinction angle
< , freewheeling diode conducts for
D)
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A)
B)
C)
D)
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Zero degree
In a singlephase full converter, if and are firing and extinction angles respectively,
then the load current is
A)
discontinuous if () <
B)
discontinuous if (  ) >
C)
D)
discontinuous if (  ) =
continuous if () <
PART B
Q.
No.
Question
Thinking Skill
(Blooms
Taxonomy)
Write the expression for the average output voltage of a single phase and three phase full
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when harmonics are considered ,Three phase converters are better than single phase converters?
Will this advantage be of any use in motor drives?
What are all the conditions to be satisfied for the regenerative braking operation to take place ?
What are the methods of control strategies of chopper control? Which is best suited for DC motor
Ap
control?
What is meant by current limit control?
10
11
Ap
12
Why thyristors are not preferred now days for chopper fed DC drives?
13
State the conditions for a continuous current conduction mode for DC motor.
14
Draw the diagram of a regenerative chopper fed separately excited DC motor drive
15
16
How critical is the current loop design in a four quadrant DC motor drive?
17
18
State the conditions for a continuous current conduction mode for DC motor
19
Write the expression for the average output voltage of a single phase and three phase full
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PART C
Q. No.
1.
Question
Explain the operation of a single phase fully controlled converter fed separately excited DC motor
with neat waveforms and derive the speed torque characteristics
Deduce an expression relating speed and torque of a single phase full converter fed separately
excited DC motor drive operating in the continuous current mode and discontinuous modes.
Suggest a SCR based power circuit, fed from a DC supply to control the speed of a separately
excited DC motor in both directions and explain its working
What are the advantages of three phase drives over single phase drives?
Explain the operation of the two quadrant chopper fed DC drive system
Explain in detail the working of a multi quadrant control of chopper fed DC series motor.
A separately excited DC motor with constant field current has an armature source whose potential
2
3
Thinking
Skill
(Blooms
Taxonomy)
Ap
R
U
R
U
U
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difference of 400 V and the speed of the motor is 1600 rpm, if all the losses in the motor are
neglected.
a)
b)
c)
What is the required power rating of the source?
A 220 volts, 1500 rpm, 10 Amps separately excited dc motor has an armature resistance of 10 . It
is fed from a single phase fully controlled bridge rectifier with an ac source voltage of 230 volts, at
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10
b. Developed torque at the firing angle of 45 degrees and speed of 1000 RPM
A separately excited DC motor rated at 10KW, 240 V, 1000 rpm is supplied from a fully controlled
two pulse bridge converter. The converter is supplied at 250 V, 50 Hz supply. An extra inductance
is connected in the load circuit to make the conduction continuous. Determine the speed, power
factor and efficiency of operation for thyristors firing angles of 0 and 60 degrees assuming the
armature resistance of 0.4 and an efficiency of 87% at rated conditions. Assume constant torque
load
A 200 volts, 875 rpm, 150 A separately excited DC motor has an armature resistance of 0.06 . It
is fed from a single phase fully controlled rectifier with an ac source of 220 Volts, 50Hz. Assuming
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conduction.
The speed of a separately excited DC motor is controlled by a chopper. The DC supply voltage is
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