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If the field of synchronous motor is under excited, power factor will be?

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

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Description : A synchronous motor has better power factor as compared to that of an equivalent induction motor. This is mainly because?

Answer : A synchronous motor has better power factor as compared to that of an equivalent induction motor. This is mainly because stator supply is not required to produce magnetic field.

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Answer : Yes, we can make the power factor of synchronous motor leading by adjusting its excitation.

Description : If we change the excitation of synchronous machine will it affect on power factor?

Answer : Yes, If we change the excitation of synchronous machine it will affect on power factor. If the synchronous motor is overexcited then it will have leading power factor and if the motor is underexcited then it will have lagging power factor.

Answer : An over excited synchronous motor on noload is known as synchronous condenser.

Answer : The standard full-load power factor ratings for synchronous motors are unity or 0.8 leading.

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Description : The synchronous motor will develop maximum power when the load angle is?

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

Description : Why synchronous machine is called doubly excited machine?

Answer : Armature windings of synchronous machines either deliver 3 phase AC or absorb 3 phase AC source,  whereas field windings are energized from DC source. Thus due to presence of AC on armature and DC on field windings, synchronous machines are often referred as doubly excited machines.

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Answer : In a distribution system, in order to improve power factor, the synchronous capacitors are installed at the receiving end.

Description : Can a synchronous condenser improve power factor?

Answer : Yes, synchronous condenser can improve power factor.

Answer : When a D.C. series motor is connected to A.C. supply, the power factor will be low because of high inductance of field and armature circuits.

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

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

Description : Three phase synchronous motor will have how many sliprings?

Answer : Three phase synchronous motor will have two sliprings.

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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Description : The no-load speed of a single-phase SCR bridge converter fed separately excited dc motor operating at a firing delay angle, α and flux, Φ (A) directly proportional to α and Φ (B) ... proportional to α and inversely proportional to Φ (D) directly proportional to Φ and inversely proportional to α

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

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

Description : An electric motor in which both stator field and rotor rotates with same speed is called?

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

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Answer : Leading

Answer : Slip-rings in a synchronous motor carry direct current.

Answer : A synchronous motor running with normal excitation adjusts to load increases essentially by increase in armature current.

Answer : A synchronous motor can develop synchronous torque at synchronous speed.

Answer : In a synchronous motor, the armature current has large values for high and low excitation.

Answer :  The size of a synchronous motor decreases with the increase in flux density.

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Answer : The construction of a synchronous motor resembles an alternator.

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Answer : Synchronous motor has more efficiency.

Description : How can we reverse the direction of rotation of synchronous motor?

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

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