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THANAGVELU ENGINEERINGCOLLEGE, CHENNAI 96 Department of Electrical engineering CAT-1 EXAM (vii semester) Special machines
1) List the advantages of synchronous reluctance motor. 2) Define reluctance torque with reference to a synchronous reluctance motor. 3) What are the types of synchronous reluctance motors? 4) List the applications of vernier motor. 5) What are the main features of stepper motor which are responsible for its widespread use? 6) Define the term stepping angle. 7) State some applications of stepping motor. 8) What is vernier motor? 9) Write down any two properties of synchronous reluctance motor. 10) What is hybrid? PART-B 15*16=80 11) a) Describe the constructional details and the working principle of synchronous reluctance motor. (16) (OR) b) i) Draw and explain a typical torque-speed characteristics of a synchronous reluctance motor (9) ii) Explain the working principle of vernier motor. (7) 12) a) Explain the construction of VR stepping motor in detail. (16) (OR) b) i) Write short notes about the drive circuits of Stepping motor (8) ii) Explain the principle and construction of Hybrid motor. (8) 13) a) i) Compare radial and axial air gap reluctance motor. (8) ii) Compare single-stack and multi-stack reluctance motor. (8) (OR) b) i) Derive the linear and non-linear analysis of stepper motor (12) ii) A hybrid VR stepping motor has 10 main poles which have been castellated to have 7 teeth each. if rotor has 60 teeth, calculate the step angle (4)
14) a) Explain the mechanism of torque production in VR stepping motor and & discuss the theory (16) (OR) b) Explain the static and dynamic characteristics of stepper motor (16) . 15) a) Describe the working of a three-stack stepper motor having 12 poles in starter and the rotor. (16) (OR) b) i) Explain the steady state phasor diagram of a synchronous reluctance motor (8) ii) A single-stack VR motor has a step angle of 15 degrees. Find the number of its rotor and stator poles. (6) iii) A four-stack VR stepper motor has a step angle of 1.5 degrees. Find the number of its rotor and stator teeth. (2)