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What is meant by a voltage surge?

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Description : What can you do to prevent a power surge?

Description : What would cause a power surge in a house?

Answer : If your neibour / other flat owners / your maintainer staff switch on any type of inductive load that can cause power surge / dip  

Description : Can a power surge erase a hard drive?

Description : Can power surge damage your computer?

Description : State the purpose of surge tank and spill way in hydroelectric power station.

Answer : Surge tank :- A surge tank is the small reservoir or tank. It is open at the top. It is installed near Vale house of turbine. It avoids water hammer effect when load on turbine reduces. (It ... ; during floods etc. In this way spill way avoids damage of dam due to excess pressure of water.

Description : State the function of following with respect to hydro power plant : I) Storage reservoir II) Surge tank II) Spillways IV) Trash rack

Answer : I) Storage reservoir: It is the basic requirement of hydroelectric plant. Its purpose is to store water which may be utilized to run the prime mover to produce electrical power. A reservoir stores during ... of nozzles of impulse turbines. It is made of steel bars and is placed across the intake.

Description : The surge impedance for over head line is taken as  (1) 10-20 ohms (2) 50-60 ohms (3) 100-200 ohms (4) 1000-2000 ohms

Answer : The surge impedance for over head line is taken as 100-200 ohms

Description : The function of a surge tank is to  (1) produce surge in the pipeline (2) relieve water hammer pressure in the penstock (3) supply water at constant pressure (4) none of above

Answer : The function of a surge tank is to relieve water hammer pressure in the penstock

Description : Surge absorbers are used for protection against

Answer : Surge absorbers are used for protection against low voltage high frequency oscillations

Description : What is meant by pinch off voltage in MOSFET?

Description : What is meant by extra high voltage transmission?

Answer : HT & LT  two types transmission in industrial line 

Description : What is meant by flash over voltage?

Description : What is the cause of voltage fluctuation?

Description : What can cause a voltage spike?

Description : What is voltage interruption?

Description : What is voltage sags and swells?

Description : What is meant by KVA?

Answer : KVA - kilo volt ampere  Used to specify the transformer details

Description : What is meant by power dip?

Description : Find power delivered by voltage source

Answer : Find power delivered by voltage source

Description : Explain how sinusoidal AC voltage is generated by using simple one loop generator.

Answer : An electric current produced by means of electrical machine is known as generator which converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. When conductor cuts the magnetic flux, emf induced in it. (Faraday' ... upon position of armature. The nature of emf is alternating as shown by the waveform. 

Description : The SCR would be turned OFF by voltage reversal of applied anode-cathode ac supply frequency of A) 10 kHz B) 10 Hz C) 5 kHz D) 5 Hz 

Description : The voltage of transmission can be regulated by  (A) Use of tap changing transformers (B) Switching in shunt capacitors at the receiving end during heavy loads (C) Use of capacitors to neutralize the effect of series reactance (D) Any of the above methods

Answer : The voltage of transmission can be regulated by  (A) Use of tap changing transformers (B) Switching in shunt capacitors at the receiving end during heavy loads (C) Use of capacitors to neutralize the effect of series reactance (D) Any of the above methods

Description : The speed of a three-phase induction motor is controlled by variable voltage variable frequency control (i.e. keeping V/f constant). As the frequency is reduced, the slip at maximum torque  (1) Decreases (2) Increases (3) Remains constant (4) None of the above

Answer : The speed of a three-phase induction motor is controlled by variable voltage variable frequency control (i.e. keeping V/f constant). As the frequency is reduced, the slip at maximum torque Increases 

Description : In voltage source converter based HVDC transmission system the active power is controlled by changing (A) phase angle of the converter ac input voltage (B) supply frequency of the converter ac input voltage (C) magnitude of the converter ac input voltage (D) DC voltage at the inverter terminals

Answer : In voltage source converter based HVDC transmission system the active power is controlled by changing phase angle of the converter ac input voltage

Answer : If the current in a capacitor leads the voltage by 80°, the loss angle of the capacitor is 10°.

Answer : The mechanical power developed by a shunt motor will be maximum when the ratio of back e.m.f. to applied voltage is 0.5.

Answer : The voltage regulation in magnetic amplifier type voltage regulator is effected by varying the reactance.

Description : What is terminal voltage ?

Description : What kills, current or voltage?

Answer : Current would kill. You can actually have thousands of bolts going through you and not even know it. Yes you probably know already voltage is current times resistance. Since your body is a resistor it would take just a small amount of current to create a very high voltage

Description : What is internal voltage drop and terminal voltage?

Answer : It is not permissible to just connect the positive terminal to the negative terminal of a cell with a copper wire. It will overheat and get damaged. This happens because the electromotive force (emf) ... than the nominal voltage (emf) of the cell and this lower voltage is called terminal voltage.

Description : What is line voltage and phase voltage? Draw balanced three phase star connected system. Show all the voltages and currents.

Description : An SSB transmitter produces a peak-to-peak voltage of 200 V across a 100 Ω antenna load. What is the Peak Envelope Power? A) 49.98 W B) 79.98 W C) 99.96 W D) 199.93 W

Answer : An SSB transmitter produces a peak-to-peak voltage of 200 V across a 100 Ω antenna load. What is the Peak Envelope Power? A) 49.98 W B) 79.98 W C) 99.96 W D) 199.93 W

Description : What is a capacitor voltage transformer? A) It is a transformer used in power systems to step up low voltage signals and provide extra high voltage B) It is a transformer used in power systems ... in power systems to step down extra high voltage signals and provide low voltage D) None of these

Answer : What is a capacitor voltage transformer? A) It is a transformer used in power systems to step up low voltage signals and provide extra high voltage B) It is a transformer used in power systems ... power systems to step down extra high voltage signals and provide low voltage D) None of these

Description : What happens to the voltage in the secondary when the frequency of the supply in the primary is decreased? A) It increases B) It decreases C) It remains the same D) Cannot say unless the actual percentage increase in the frequency is known

Answer : What happens to the voltage in the secondary when the frequency of the supply in the primary is decreased? A) It increases B) It decreases C) It remains the same D) Cannot say unless the actual percentage increase in the frequency is known

Description : Consider a circuit with four resistors in series connected to a voltage source. What happens to the voltage across each resistor, if the value of each of the resistors is doubled? A) It will double B) It will remain the same C) It will be halved D) It will become zero

Answer : Consider a circuit with four resistors in series connected to a voltage source. What happens to the voltage across each resistor, if the value of each of the resistors is doubled? A) It will double B) It will remain the same C) It will be halved D) It will become zero

Description : What is the RMS voltage in a series RL circuit, if the voltage across R and L is 256 V and 192 V respectively? A) 320 V B) 448 V C) 64 V D) None of these

Answer : What is the RMS voltage in a series RL circuit, if the voltage across R and L is 256 V and 192 V respectively? A) 320 V B) 448 V C) 64 V D) None of these

Description : What is the unit of measure for voltage?

Answer : Voltage measured in volts.

Description : What equipment is used to measure voltage?

Answer : Voltmeter is used to measure voltage.

Description : What is an analog voltage?

Description : What is dielectric withstand voltage?

Description : What is the definition of extra low voltage?

Answer : Extra-low voltage (ELV) is an electricity supply voltage in a range which carries a low risk of dangerous electrical shock.

Description : What is the difference between line and phase voltage?

Answer : Line voltage  is  voltage  between two  phases R &Y  (415 v)  while  phase  voltage  is  the  voltage  between  one  phase and  a neutral  B &  N   (240 v).

Description : What is impulse voltage of transformer?

Description : What is Extra High Voltage?

Description : What is the difference between a line voltage and low voltage control system?

Description : What are the advantages of high voltage transmission?

Answer : Advantages:  1. As Transmission voltage increases, current decreases. 2. As current decreases, cross section of conductor decreases. 3. As cross section of conductor decreases ... line increases  12. As transmission voltage increases power handling capacity of transmission line increases 

Description : What is a high voltage test?

Description : What is considered low voltage and high voltage?

Description : what is the minimum voltage required to turn on a diode ?

Answer : 0.7 v sil and 0.3 v for gr

Description : What is the voltage in 3 phase line?

Answer : between 430 to 440 v

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