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Unit-II Assignment

PART-A

2) Explain the effect of freewheeling diode on the performance of phase

controlled rectifier. (S2/R/R13/Nov-16)[3M]

3) Explain with the help of a neat circuit diagram, the use of pulse-
transformer in triggering circuits. (S3/R/R13/Nov-16)[4M]

4) Explain the principle of line commutation. (S4/R/R13/Nov-16)[4M]

(S1/R/R13/Nov-15)[4M]

6) Define firing angle. (S1/R/R13/Nov-16)[3M]

7) Draw the output voltage waveform of single phase AC volt age controller with

PART -B

1 a) Discuss the principle of phase control in single-phase full-wave ac voltage

controller. Derive the expression for the rms value of its output voltage.
(S1/R/R13/Nov-16) [8M]

b) A single phase full wave ac voltage controller controls load power. The input
is 230 V, 50 Hz. The load circuit consists of R= 3 and L= 4.Determine (i)
The control range of firing angle (ii) Maximum value of RMS load current (iii)
Maximum power (iv) Power factor [8M]

2 A 1- ,230V, 50HZ source connected to an anti parallel connected thyristor

circuit; controlling power to the following loads, when = 90. Calculate output
voltage, output current and load power factor for (a) R=10 OHMS L=0H; R=10
OHMS; L=60mH. (S2/R/R13/Nov-16) [16M]

3 a) A single phase full wave ac voltage controller feeds a load of R= 20 , with

an input voltage of 230 V, 50 Hz. Firing angle for both the thyristors is
45.Calculate (i) rms value of output voltage (ii) load power and input pf (iii)
average and rms current of thyristors (S3/R/R13/Nov-16)[8M]
b) Describe the operation of single phase half-wave converter feeding on RL
load with the help of voltage and current waveforms. Also, derive the
expressions for the average value of output voltage. [8M]

4 a) For a single phase half wave rectifier feeding a resistive load R, find the
values of rectifier efficiency, form factor, voltage ripple factor, transformer
utilization factor and crest factor when =00. (S4/R/R13/Nov-16)[10M]

b) Explain briefly different turn on methods used for SCR. [6M]

5 a) Define the term power factor. Derive its expression for single phase voltage
controller feeding a resistive load circuit. (S1/R/R13/Nov-15) [7M]

b) A resistive load of 10 is connected through a half-wave SCR circuits to

220v, 50Hz, single- phase source. Calculate the power delivered to load for a
firing angle of 60. Find also the value of input power factor. [9M]

6 a) Explain the operation of single phase half wave converter with RL load.
Draw the output voltage waveform and derive the expression for average load
voltage. (S2/R/R13/Nov-15) [8M]

b) A single phase full-wave ac voltage controller feeds a load of R=20 with an

input voltage of 230V, 50Hz. Firing angle for both the thyristors is 45.
Calculate (i) rms value of output voltage. (iii) Average and rms current of
thyristors. [8M]

b) A 230V, 50Hz, one-pulse SCR controlled converter is triggered at a firing

angle of 40 and the load current extinguishes at an angle of 210. Find the
average output voltage and the average load current for R=5 and L=2mH. [8M]

8 a) What is UJT firing circuit and explain it with suitable waveforms?

(S4/R/R13/Nov-15) [8M]

9 a) Explain the operation of single phase AC voltage controller with R load.

Draw the necessary waveforms. (S1/S/R13/May-16) [8M]

b) A 230V, 1kW electric heater is fed through a single phase AC voltage

controller from 230V, 50Hz Source. Find the load power for a firing angle delay
of 70. Derive the expression used. [8M]