# Why harmonics are generated in electrical system?

Why harmonics are generated in electrical system?

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Description : Why do non linear loads cause harmonics?

Description : What are even and odd harmonics?

Description : What are the main causes of harmonics?

Answer : Harmonic is a non linear load because linear load voltage deviated due to connection of some electrinie device such as converter,inverter

Description : What is mitigation of harmonics?

Description : What is current harmonics?

Description : Define measurement and state the significance of electrical measurement system.

Answer : Measurement: Measurement is essentially a process in which magnitude of a quantity is determined in comparison with another similar quantity with significant units. OR The measurement of a given ... x) The measurement conforms the validity of hypothesis and also adds to its understanding.

Description : Explain significance and purpose of electrical measurement system.

Answer : ➢ Significance of Electrical Measurement System  1. The measurement is required for measurement of all physical quantities for e.g speed, velocity, temperature, pressure etc.  2. All electrical ... 4. These standards and references may changes time to time, area to area person to person

Description : What is the definition of an electrical system?

Description : Slot harmonics are reduced in induction motors by using (A) fractional-pitch windings (B) fractional-slot windings (C) integral-slot windings (D) distributed windings

Answer : Slot harmonics are reduced in induction motors by using fractional-slot windings

Description : How eddy currents are generated?

Answer : The main reason for generation of harmonics in a transformer could be saturation of core.

Answer : Harmonics in transformer result in increased core losses, increased I2R losses, and magnetic interference with communication circuits.

Description : State the need for reduction of harmonics in inverters. Enlist the various methods for reduction of harmonics in inverter output.

Description : Explain the effect of Harmonics on the Transformer.

Answer : Effect of Harmonics on the Transformer:  1. Core loss: Harmonic voltage increases the hysteresis and eddy current losses in the lamination. The amount of the core loss depends on ... small core vibrations.  5. Saturation problem: Sometimes additional harmonic voltage causes core saturation.

Description : State the types of radioactive waste generated in a nuclear power station. Explain the methods employed for their disposal.

Answer : Types of radioactive waste: The waste produced in nuclear power plant is in the form of solid, liquid & gases, 1. Solid Waste Disposal:-  Solid wastes removed from the reactor are very ... are measured. If it is safe then released to atmosphere at high level through large height chimney.

Description : In an alternator at lagging power factor the generated voltage per phase as compared to that at unity power factor?

Answer : In an alternator, at lagging power factor the generated voltage per phase as compared to that at unity power factor must be more than terminal voltage.

Description : Is electricity generated in AC or DC?

Answer : Electricity   is  generated  in  AC.

Description : List at least two examples that show how static electricity can be generated.

Answer : Examples of how static electricity can be generated include combing your hair, walking across a carpeted room, or sliding two pieces of plastic across each other.

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.

Answer : Electricity is generated at electrical power generation station.

Description : What is the difference between linear and nonlinear electrical loads?

Description : Why earthing is essential in electrical installation ? Explain any one type of earthing.

Answer : Following reasons earthing is essential in electrical installation :   1. To provide an alternative path for the leakage current to flow towards earth. 2. To save human life from danger of electrical shock ... G.I. pipe of size 19mm and funnel for pouring the water in earth pit when required.

Description : Why is it cheaper to transmit electrical energy at high voltage?

Answer : Because of the electrical energy was step upped by transformers the transformer have high efficiency than the electric energy is cheaper

Answer : The efficiency of transformer is Greater than electrical Machine because there is no rotational losses in transformer and there is no air gap losses in transformer so losses is less in transformer compare to electrical machine so efficiency is higher in case of transformer.

Description : What are the main electrical equipment used in HPS ? State the function of each parts of it in brief.

Answer : Following Main Electrical Equipment used in HPS & their function: 1. Alternator 2. Exciter 3. Transformer 4. Switchgear   Function :  1) Alternator:- Alternator is coupled to ... part from the healthy section. It contains circuit breaker, relays, switches and other control devices.

Description : Laminated cores, in electrical machines, are used to reduce?

Answer : Laminated cores, in electrical machines, are used to reduce eddy current loss.

Description : Why radial distribution system used for short distance ?

Answer : Because of following disadvantages radial distribution system is not used for long distance:  Since there is only one feeder to DTC feed at one point so, 1) There is no reliability ... more time for fault finding & repairing Hence radial distribution system is used for short distance.

Description : Why solar system is preferred now a days ? Justify your answer.

Answer : Since availability of fossil fuels like coal are limited in future so there is more importance of solar power in the energy deficient because of following advantages of solar power Fuel is ... .  10. solar system technology are ideally suited to distributed applications ( Decentralized system)

Description : How to replace the electrical wiring in the apartment?

Answer : How to replace the electrical wiring in the apartment? In most cases, when renovating an apartment, a complete replacement of the electrical wiring is required, especially if the house was built in ... Upon completion of the finishing, the new electrical wiring in your apartment is ready for use.

Description : Name safety tools used in industry for electrical wiring.

Answer : Safety tools used in industry for electrical wiring : 1) Hand gloves 2) Goggles 3) Rubber mats 4) Fire extinguishers 5) Danger notice plates 6) Search lights 7) Safety shoes or Gumboots 8) Ear plugs ... belts 13) Safety mask 14) Fire buckets 15) First aid box 16) Insulating stick or discharge rod

Description : State the importance of electrical power in day to day life.

Answer : Importance of electrical power in day to day life: 1. Electrical energy is the basic necessity for domestic (residency), commercial, industrial, agriculture, consumers , transport (Electric ... agriculture products. iv) Running motors, furnaces of various kinds in industry, running locomotives

Description : Write short notes on fire extinguishing methods adopted in electrical engineering.

Answer : Stand 6 to 8 feet away from the fire and follow the four-step PASS procedure. If the fire does not begin to go out immediately, leave the area at once. Always be sure ... fire causing the particles to expand chemically inhibiting combustion and expelling the oxygen thereby smothering the flames.

Description : State the function of any two safety tools used in electrical workshop.

Answer : 1. Circuit Testers: You need to have a voltage tester of some type for electrical work, and one that you trust is working properly 2. Electrical Tape: Every electrical tool kit should have at ... types of fire safety equipment are designed for detection. 11. Wooden ladder:- working with high level

Description : State the need of energy conservation in electrical motor.

Answer : Need of energy conservation in Electrical motors: 1. Induction motors are used as electrical drives in industrial, commercial and residential sectors. 2. Considering all industrial applications, 70% of ... system. 8. To adopt advanced technology in design and to use better quality materials.

Description : List any two types of fuels used in electrical power generation plants.

Answer : Types of fuels used in electrical power generation plants:  1) Solid fuels: Coal, Biomass: Wood, Nuclear fuel: Uranium, Plutonium  2) Liquid fuels: Diesel, Petrol  3) Gaseous Fuels: Natural gas, Producer ... 2) Wood 3) Uranium 4) Plutonium 5) Diesel 6) Petrol 7) Natural gas 8) Producer gas

Description : State the function of controlling torque in electrical measuring instrument.

Answer : Function of controlling torque  1. The function is to opposes the deflection force and increases with the increase in the deflection of the moving system, to limit its movement. 2. and brought ... set a position where the two opposing forces i.e. deflection and controlling forces are equal.

Description : kWh meter is the electric meter that measures the amount of electrical _________ in kWh that was consumed in the house.  (A) Energy (B) Current (C) Voltage (D) None of the above

Answer : kWh meter is the electric meter that measures the amount of electrical Energy in kWh that was consumed in the house.

Description : In fuel cell the __________ energy is converted into electrical energy.  (A) Mechanical (B) Chemical (C) Heat (D) Sound

Answer : In fuel cell the Chemical energy is converted into electrical energy.

Description : In order to have a lower cost of electrical energy generation the load factor  (1) and the diversity factor should be low (2) should be low but the diversity factor should be high (3) should be high but the diversity factor should be low (4) and the diversity factor both should be high

Answer : In order to have a lower cost of electrical energy generation the load factor and the diversity factor both should be high

Description : The resistance of a few meters of wire conductor in closed electrical circuit is?

Answer : The resistance of a few meters of wire conductor in closed electrical circuit is practically zero.

Description : Silicon steel is used in electrical machines because it has?

Answer : Silicon steel is used in electrical machines because it has low hysteresis loss.

Description : What is a node in an electrical circuit?

Answer : a positively charged electrons

Description : What is a drive in electrical controls?

Description : What does BIL stand for in electrical terms?

Answer : BIL stands for Basic Insulation Level.

Description : Is it possible to apply superposition theorem to nonlinear circuit? If yes, why? and if no, why? Explain

Description : Briefly explain how an electrical generator converts mechanical energy into electrical energy.

Answer : Working principle of DC generator: * Working principle of DC generator is the principle of dynamically induced emf or electromagnetic induction. * According to this principle, when flux is cut by a conductor, an ... , the flux is cut by the armature winding and an emf is dynamically induced in it.

Description : Explain the suitability of aluminium as an electrical conductor with respect to its mechanical and electrical properties.

Answer : Following are requirements of conductor:- i) High conductivity :  Material should have high conductivity, So that * cross section of conductor (size) reduces, * Copper losses reduces, * So Efficiency ... . Boiling point is 1820°C 9. Specific gravity is 2.7 10. High resistance to corrosion.

Description : State different types of electrical signal and draw all types of waveforms.

Answer : Types of electrical signals 1) Sine wave 2) Triangular wave 3) Square wave Waveforms

Description : Explain the need of maintenance of electrical equipment.

Description : What is the advantage of AC over DC electrical transmission?

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