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NOIDA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, GREATER NOIDA

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

ASSIGNMENT NO. 4

BRANCH: EN (5th SEM) Issuing Date…............

SUBJECT: Electrical Machine (REE-501) Submission Date……..

Q1. Discuss the various methods of starting of 3-phase induction motor.


Q2. What are the effects of space harmonics on 3-phase induction motor performance?
Q3. Explain the working of deep bar and double cage rotor induction motors.
Q4. Why starters are necessary for starting a 3-phase induction motor?
Q5. Discuss the pole-changing methods of speed control of 3 phase induction motor.
Q6. Discuss briefly various methods of speed control of 3 phase induction motor.
Q7. Explain the principle of operation of induction generator. What are its limitations?
Q8. The standstill impedance of the outer cage of a double cage induction motor is
(0.3+j0.4)ohm and that of inner cage is (0.1+j1.5)ohm. Compare the relative currents and
torques of the two cages at (a) standstill and (b) at a slip of 5%. Neglect stator impedance.
Q9. The standstill impedances of the outer and inner cage of a double cage induction motor are
(2+j1.2)ohm and (0.5+j3.5)ohm respectively. Determine the slip at which two cages develop
equal torques.
Q10. A cage induction motor when started by means of star-delta starter takes 180% of full load
line current and develops 35% of full load torque at starting. Calculate the starting torque
and current in terms of full load values, if an auto- transformer with 75% tapping were
employed?
NOIDA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, GREATER NOIDA

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

ASSIGNMENT NO. 5

BRANCH: EN (5th SEM) Issuing Date…............

SUBJECT: Electrical Machine (REE-501) Submission Date……..


Q1. Why single phase induction motor do not have a starting torque?
Q2. Using double revolving field theory, explain why single phase induction motor is not self
starting?
Q3. What are the disadvantages of single phase induction motor when compared with three
phase induction motor?
Q4. Write short notes on the following:
1) Starting of single phase induction motor
2) Capacitor motors
3) Shaded pole motors.
Q5. State and explain forward and backward revolving field theory associated with single phase
induction motor. Also draw and explain its torque speed characteristics.
Q6. Explain the principle of operation of universal motor. Draw and explain its operational
characteristics.
Q7. Draw and explain the equivalent circuit of single phase induction motor.
Q8. A 230 V, 50Hz, 4-pole, single phase induction motor has the following equivalent circuit
impedances: R1m = 2.2Ω, R2 = 4.5Ω, X1m= 3.1Ω, X2= 2.6Ω , XM=80Ω
Friction ,windage and core loss = 40W.
For a slip of 0.03 pu, calculate input current, power factor, power developed , output power
and efficiency.
Q9. The following data refers to tests on a 110 V, 150 W, 50Hz, 6-pole single phase induction
motor. No load test: 110V, 63w, 2.7 A
Blocked rotor test: 55V, 212W, 5.8A
The stator winding resistance is 2.5Ω and during blocked rotor test, the stator winding is
open .Determine the equivalent circuit parameters. Also find the core, friction and windage
loss.
Q10. Briefly explain brushless DC motors. What are its advantages over conventional DC motor? Also give its
applications.
NOIDA INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, GREATER NOIDA

Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering

ASSIGNMENT NO. 6

BRANCH: EN (5th SEM) Issuing Date…............

SUBJECT: Electrical Machine (REE-501) Submission Date……..

Q1. What are advantages of having field winding on rotor and armature winding on stator in case of

synchronous machines?

Q2. Define distribution factor and pitch factor.

Q3. What do you mean by synchronous reactance?

Q4. Discuss the constructional features of synchronous machines. Compare salient and non-salient pole

synchronous machines.

Q5. Derive an expression for generated EMF for an alternator.

Q6. Explain the parallel operation of alternators and also discuss the process of synchronism.

Q7. Explain the effect of varying excitation in a synchronous generator connected to an infinite busbar.

Q8. What is the armature reaction and its effect in three phase synchronous machines?

Q9. What is the voltage regulation of an alternator? What do you mean by positive and negative voltage

regulation of synchronous generator?

Q10. A 3-phase, 50Hz, 2-pole, star connected turbo-alternator has 54 slots with 4 conductors per slot. The

pitch of the coils is 2 slots less than the pole pitch. If the machine gives 3300V between lines on

open circuit with sinusoidal flux distribution, determine the useful flux per pole.