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Description : Explain following techniques related to energy conservation in transmission and distribution system. (i) By balancing phase currents (ii) Variable technical losses (I2R losses).

Answer : (i) Balancing Phase currents: Proper (healthy balanced) three phase loads always draw equal currents in all lines but single phase loads in the 3 phase 4 wire system or loads connected between two ... . 11) Minimize I2R losses. 12) Balance the load currents. 13) Regulate the system voltages.

Description : While calculating performance of medium transmission line, what assumptions are made in case of (i) Nominal 'T' Method (ii) Nominal 'TT' Method. 

Answer : (i) Assumptions are made in case of Nominal 'T' Method:  a. It is assume that line capacitance is connected at center of transmission line. b. It is assume that half ... assumed that transmission line resistance & reactance per phase is connected in between two half transmission line capacitance 

Description : In a transmission line if booster transformers are to be used, preferred location will be  (A) At the receiving end (B) At the sending end (C) At the intermediate point (D) Anywhere in the line 

Answer : In a transmission line if booster transformers are to be used, preferred location will be At the intermediate point

Description : The sending end and receiving end voltages of a three-phase transmission line are 10 kV/ph and 9.5 kV/ph, respectively. If the resistance drop is 150 V/ph and receiving end power factor is 0.8, the sending end power factor is (A) 0.745 lagging (B) 0.775 lagging (C) 0.8 lagging (D) 0.85 lagging

Answer : Vscos¢s-Vrcos¢r=IR

Description : A 50Ω transmission line is terminated in an impedance of 20-j50. What will be the reflection coefficient? A) 0.69 B) 1.69 C) 6.9 D) 16.9 

Answer : A 50Ω transmission line is terminated in an impedance of 20-j50. What will be the reflection coefficient? A) 0.69 B) 1.69 C) 6.9 D) 16.9