# Which is the most common type of fault?

Which is the most common type of fault?

Single phase to ground fault is the most common type of fault.

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Answer : To protect the power transformer (Y-Y with neutral grounded) against fault, what type of connection do the CTs have ? Δ-Δ connection

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Description : In which fault the maximum short circuit current occurs?

Answer : In three phase bolted fault the maximum short circuit occurs.

Description : If the fault current is 6000 A, the relay plug setting is 150% and the CT ratio is 400/5, the plug setting multiplier will be

Answer : If the fault current is 6000 A, the relay plug setting is 150% and the CT ratio is 400/5, the plug setting multiplier will be 10

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Answer : If the % reactance upto the fault point is 20%, then the short circuit current will be 5 times the full load current

Description : With fault clearing time, the transient stability of a power system

Answer : With fault clearing time, the transient stability of a power system decreases

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Answer : six most common multiples

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Answer : Half Bridge Configuration: Full Bridge Configuration:

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Answer :  If the base current of a BJT is 250 µA and emitter current is 15 mA, then the common base current gain will be 0.98

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Answer : The ac bypassing of RF by CF in a common emitter configuration : increases ac signal across emitter -base junction

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Description : If an unsymmetrical line to ground fault occurs at the secondary terminals of a delta/star, ungrounded transformer, then  (A) zero sequence currents are present on both sides of the transformer  (B) ... side  (D) zero sequence currents are present on the primary side but not on the secondary side

Answer : If an unsymmetrical line to ground fault occurs at the secondary terminals of a delta/star, ungrounded transformer, then zero sequence currents are absent on both sides of the transformer

Description : If the fault current is 2000 A, the relay setting is 50% and CT ratio is 400:5, the plug setting multiplier will be

Answer : If the fault current is 2000 A, the relay setting is 50% and CT ratio is 400:5, the plug setting multiplier will be 10 A

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Answer : In the induction type directional over current relay, when a short-circuit occurs in the circuit power flows in reverse direction

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Description : Explain the essential toques in analog type measuring instruments.

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