# Is the speed of alternator is directly proportional to frequency?

Is the speed of alternator is directly proportional to frequency?

Yes, speed of alternator is directly proportional to frequency.

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Description : What is the frequency of an alternator which has 2 poles and makes 3600 revolutions per minute? A) 3600 HZ B) 60 Hz C) 120 Hz D) None of these

Answer : What is the frequency of an alternator which has 2 poles and makes 3600 revolutions per minute? A) 3600 HZ B) 60 Hz C) 120 Hz D) None of these

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 : At which power factor alternator is said to be overexcited?

Answer : At leading power factor alternator is said to be overexcited.

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 : State working principle of alternator. State the meaning self and separate excitation.

Answer : Working principle of alternator: When a conductor is moved in magnetic field or a magnetic field moved with respect to conductor, according to Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, the conductor ... like battery or shaft-mounted exciter, then the excitation is said to be separate excitation.

Description : Explain the construction of alternator with neat diagram.

Answer : Diagram: Construction of three phase alternator: Construction wise, an alternator generally consists of field poles placed on the rotating fixture of the machine i.e. rotor as shown in the ... of rotor used in construction of alternator, 1. Salient pole type. 2. Cylindrical rotor type.

Description : The power factor of an alternator depends on?

Description : The magnitude of various voltage drops that occur in an alternator depends on?

Answer : The magnitude of various voltage drops that occur in an alternator depends on load current.

Description : In alternator where the voltage drop occurs?

Answer : In alternator voltage drop occurs in armature resistance, leakage reactance, and armature reactance.

Description : Power in the wind is proportional to

Answer : Power in the wind is proportional to (Wind velocity)3

Answer : The friction at the track is proportional to speed.

Description : Draw and explain pneumatic proportional controller.

Answer : Explanation : Basic : Proportional control is one in which the process input is change in direct proportion to the error(t) controls the output so that the manipulated variable and the error has proportional relation. ... the MV and SP reference value called as error Given as :  Error = SP - MV

Description : Salient pole rotor is use for which speed?

Answer : Salient pole rotor is use for low and medium speed prime movers.

Description : Which rotor is use for high speed in turbo alternators?

Answer : Non-salient pole rotor is used for high speed in turbo alternators.

Description : What causes diodes to fail in alternator?

Description : Define armature reaction in an alternator. Explain the effect of armature reaction at various P.F. of loads of alternator.

Answer : Armature Reaction: The effect of armature flux on main flux is called as armature reaction.  Armature Reaction at Various Power Factors: When armature is loaded, the armature flux modifies ... lagging p.f. For capacitive loads the effect of flux is partly distorting and partly strengthening.

Description : Draw equivalent circuit of alternator.

Answer : Equivalent circuit of alternator

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Description : While keeping the excitation constant, if the steam supply of an alternator running in parallel with another identical alternator is increased, then (A) It would over-run the other alternator (B) Its rotor ... (C) Its portion of share in load will increase (D) Its power factor would be decreased.

Answer : While keeping the excitation constant, if the steam supply of an alternator running in parallel with another identical alternator is increased, then Its portion of share in load will increase

Description : The fractional-pitch used for eliminating 7th harmonic from the emf wave of an alternator is (A) 2/3 (B) 5/6 (C) 7/8 (D) 6/7

Answer : The fractional-pitch used for eliminating 7th harmonic from the emf wave of an alternator is 6/7

Description : Drop in alternator frequency is corrected by: (1) Damper winding (2) Increased prime mover output (3) Automatic voltage regulator (4) None of these

Answer : Drop in alternator frequency is corrected by: Increased prime mover output

Description : A 8 pole alternator rotates at 750 r.p.m. Its frequency is

Answer : A 8 pole alternator rotates at 750 r.p.m. Its frequency is 50 Hz

Description : The fall in speed of a dc generator due to increase in load can be corrected by  (1) cooling the armature.. (2) increasing the excitation. (3) reducing the load voltage. (4) increasing the input to the prime mover

Answer : It   can  be  corrected  by  increasing  the  input  to  the  prime  mover.

Answer : Speed torque characteristic of a repulsion induction motor is similar to that of a D.C. compound motor.

Answer : If the centrifugal switch does not open at 70 to 80 percent of synchronous speed of motor, it would result in damage to the starting winding.

Answer : The operating speed of a synchronous motor can be changed to new fixed value by changing frequency.

Description : A pulse compression radar transmits an encoded pulse having a frequency chirp from 990 MHz to 1010 MHz centred around 1 GHz. The range resolution capability of this radar is A) 7.5 m B) 7.5 Km C) 75 m D) 750 m

Answer : A pulse compression radar transmits an encoded pulse having a frequency chirp from 990 MHz to 1010 MHz centred around 1 GHz. The range resolution capability of this radar is 7.5 m

Description : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... Current will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

Answer : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

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 : In a 741 Op-Amp, there is 20 dB/decade fall-off starting at a relatively low frequency. This is due to the (A) applied load (B) internal compensation (C) impedance of the source (D) power dissipation in the chip

Answer : In a 741 Op-Amp, there is 20 dB/decade fall-off starting at a relatively low frequency. This is due to the internal compensation

Description : An accelerometer has input range of 0 to 10g, natural frequency 30 Hz and mass 0.001 kg. The range of the secondary displacement transducer in mm required to cover the input range is (A) 0 to 2.76 (B) 0 to 9.81 (C) 0 to 11.20 (D) 0 to 52.10

Answer : An accelerometer has input range of 0 to 10g, natural frequency 30 Hz and mass 0.001 kg. The range of the secondary displacement transducer in mm required to cover the input range is 0 to 2.76

Answer : If the supply frequency to the transformer is increased, the iron loss will increase.

Description : The period of oscillation of a particle undergoing simple harmonic motion is: w) independent of the amplitude of the motion x) directly proportional to the frequency of oscillation y) independent of the frequency of oscillation z) none of the above

Answer : ANSWER: W -- INDEPENDENT OF THE AMPLITUDE OF THE MOTION

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Description : Define Feed and speed in shaping machine

Answer : 1) Feed: Feed (S) is the relative movement of the work or tool in a direction perpendicular to the axis of reciprocation of the ram per double stroke. It is expressed in mm per stroke. 2) Speed: ... speed is the speed at which the metal is removed by the cutting tool in a period of one minute.

Description : Speed control of the motor using TRIAC

Answer : Speed control of the motor using TRIAC:  This basic phase triggering circuit uses the triac in series with the motor across an AC sinusoidal supply. The variable resistor, VR1 is used ... meaning that it may not trigger at the exact same point for each positive and negative half cycle.

Description : Why does the speed of a DC shunt motor decrease as the load increases?

Answer : Because if the load is increasing then the torque must also be increase. If not then the speed of motor will decrease.

Description : Describe the following errors and their compensation: (i) Phase error (ii) Speed error

Answer : (I) Phase error   1. In the phase error the phase difference angle between ∅ & ∅ is kept by using the shading band/ring  2. If the design and location of Shading band/ring is ... of brake magnet. By changing the position of the brake magnet speed of the rotating disc can be controlled.

Description : A 240 V, dc shunt motor draws 15 A while supplying the rated load at a speed of 80 rad/s. The armature resistance is 0.5 W and the field winding resistance is 80 W. The net Voltage across armature resistance at the time of plugging will be

Answer : A 240 V, dc shunt motor draws 15 A while supplying the rated load at a speed of 80 rad/s. The armature resistance is 0.5 W and the field winding resistance is 80 W. The net Voltage across armature resistance at the time of plugging will be 474 V

Description : The number of cycles in which a high speed circuit breaker can complete its operation is  (A) 3 to 8 (B) 10 to 18 (C) 20 to 30 (D) 40 to 50

Answer : The number of cycles in which a high speed circuit breaker can complete its operation is 3 to 8

Description : The unit of speed regulation of a governor is :  (A) Hz (B) Hz/MW (C) Hz/MVA (D) rpm/MVAR

Answer : The unit of speed regulation of a governor is : Hz/MW

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

Answer : 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 directly proportional to α and inversely proportional to Φ

Description : The speed of a 2-pole, 3-phase stepper motor operated by 1200 pulses/min (A) 100 rpm (B) 200 rpm (C) 400 rpm (D) 800 rpm

Answer : The speed of a 2-pole, 3-phase stepper motor operated by 1200 pulses/min 200 rpm

Description : In an adjustable speed ac drive which quantity gets reduced above rated speed ? (A) developed torque (B) stator frequency (C) reduced starting torque (D) stator current

Answer : In an adjustable speed ac drive which quantity gets reduced above rated speed ? (A) developed torque (B) stator frequency (C) reduced starting torque (D) stator current

Description : Under constant load conditions, the speed of a d.c. motor is affected by?

Answer : Under constant load conditions, the speed of a d.c. motor is affected by field flux.

Answer : The speed of a locomotive is controlled by gear box.

Answer : In variable speed motor a weaker commutating field is needed at low speed than at high speed.

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