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Synchronous motor always runs at which speed?

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Synchronous motor always runs at synchronous speed.
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Answer : An electric motor in which both stator field and rotor rotates with same speed is called synchronous motor.

Description : The maximum constant load torque under which a synchronous motor will pull into synchronism at rated rotor supply voltage and frequency is known as?

Answer : The maximum constant load torque under which a synchronous motor will pull into synchronism at rated rotor supply voltage and frequency is known as pull-in torque.

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Answer : Synchronous motor has more efficiency.

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Answer : In a synchronous motor, copper losses varies with load.

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Answer : The efficiency of a properly designed synchronous motor will usually fall in range 85 to 95%.

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Answer : The duration of sudden short-circuit test on a synchronous motor is usually about one second.

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Answer : If the field winding of an unloaded salient pole synchronous motor is open circuited, the motor will stop.

Answer : The coupling angle or load angle of synchronous motor is defined as the angle between the rotor and the stator poles of opposite polarity.

Answer : If the synchronous motor, properly synchronised to the supply is running on no load and is having negligible loss then the stator current will be zero.

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Answer : By reversing supply phase sequence we can reverse the direction of rotation of synchronous motor.

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Answer : The maximum value of torque angle in synchronous motor is 90 degrees electrical.

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Answer : If the load of the normally excited synchronous motor is increased the power factor will become lagging.

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Answer : Hunting in synchronous motor cannot be due to windage friction.

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Answer : The damping winding in synchronous motor is generally used to provide starting torque and prevent hunting.

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Answer : If the field of synchronous motor is under excited, power factor will be lagging.

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Answer : An unexcited single-phase synchronous motor is reluctance motor.

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Answer : A synchronous motor can be made self-starting by providing damper bar.

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Answer : The back emf of synchronous motor depends on load angle.

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Answer : Yes, we can use the synchronous motor as the synchronous capacitor when the synchrnous motor is overexcited.

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Answer : The synchronous motor will develop maximum power when the load angle is 900.

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Answer : When excitation of an unloaded salient pole synchronous motor suddenly gets disconnected the motor will stop.

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Answer : Three phase synchronous motor will have two sliprings.

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Description : What will happen if the induction motor runs at synchronous speed ?

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