# In an actual transformer the iron loss remains practically constant from no load to full load because?

In an actual transformer the iron loss remains practically constant from no load to full load because core flux remains practically constant.

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Description : At full -load of a transformer, the iron loss and copper loss are 3000 W and 4000 W respectively. Then total loss at maximum efficiency is :  (A) 7000 W (B) 6000 W (C) 8000 W (D) 4000 W

Answer : At full -load of a transformer, the iron loss and copper loss are 3000 W and 4000 W respectively. Then total loss at maximum efficiency is : 6000 W

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

Answer : Iron loss of a transformer can be measured by low power factor wattmeter.

Description : In a given transformer for a given applied voltage, losses which remain constant irrespective of load changes are?

Answer : In a given transformer for a given applied voltage, losses which remain constant irrespective of load changes are hysteresis and eddy current losses.

Description : For a transformer, operating at constant load current, maximum efficiency will occur at?

Answer : For a transformer, operating at constant load current, maximum efficiency will occur at unity power factor.

Description : A 40 kVA transformer has a core loss of 400 W and a full load copper loss of 800 W. The proportion of full load at maximum efficiency is

Answer : A 40 kVA transformer has a core loss of 400 W and a full load copper loss of 800 W. The proportion of full load at maximum efficiency is 0.707

Description : A ferrite core has less eddy current loss than an iron core because?

Answer : A ferrite core has less eddy current loss than an iron core because ferrites have high hysteresis.

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.

Description : When secondary of a current transformer is open-circuited its iron core will be?

Answer : When secondary of a current transformer is open-circuited its iron core will be hot because of heavy iron losses taking place in it due to high flux density.

Answer : An ideal transformer will have maximum efficiency at a load such that copper loss equal to iron loss.

Description : A 3 -phase, fully controlled, converter is feeding power into a DC load at a constant current of 150 A, the rms value of the current flowing through each thyristor of the converter is

Answer : A 3 -phase, fully controlled, converter is feeding power into a DC load at a constant current of 150 A, the rms value of the current flowing through each thyristor of the converter is 150/√3

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.

Description : In a step-down transformer, there is a change of 15 A in the load current. This results in change of supply current of?

Answer : In a step-down transformer, there is a change of 15 A in the load current. This results in change of supply current of less than 15A.

Description : The maximum load that a power transformer can carry is limited by its?

Answer : The maximum load that a power transformer can carry is limited by its voltage ratio.

Description : A transformer operates 24 hours day at full -load. It's full -load efficiency is :  (A) equal all day efficiency (B) more than all -day efficiency (C) less than all -day efficiency (D) equal to maximum efficiency

Answer : A transformer operates 24 hours day at full -load. It's full -load efficiency is : equal all day efficiency

Answer : The full-load copper loss of a trans¬former is 1600 W. At half-load, the copper loss will be 400 W.

Description : A transformer has negative voltage regulation when its load power factor is   (1) Zero (2) Unity (3) Leading (4) Lagging

Description : Even at no-load, a transformer draws current from the mains. Why?

Answer : The no load current in a transformer lags behind the applied voltage by an angle of about 75°.

Description : A no-load test is performed on a transformer to determine?

Answer : A no-load test is performed on a transformer to determine magnetizing current and loss.

Answer : No-load current of a transformer has small magnitude and low power factor.

Description : A single-phase transformer has no-load loss of 64 W, as obtained from an open circuit test. When a short-circuit test is performed on it with 90% of the rated currents flowing in its both LV and HV windings, ... .0% of the rated current (C) 80.0% of the rated current (D) 88.8% of the rated current

Answer : A single-phase transformer has no-load loss of 64 W, as obtained from an open circuit test. When a short-circuit test is performed on it with 90% of the rated currents flowing in its both ... measured loss is 81 W. The transformer has maximum efficiency when operated at 80.0% of the rated current

Answer : The purpose of providing an iron core in a transformer is to decrease the reluctance of the magnetic path.

Description : The eddy current loss in a dc generator is 400 W at 40 Hz frequency of reversal and constant flux density. When frequency is increased to 50 Hz., eddy current loss is :  (A) 256 W (B) 320 W (C) 500 W (D) 625 W

Answer : The eddy current loss in a dc generator is 400 W at 40 Hz frequency of reversal and constant flux density. When frequency is increased to 50 Hz., eddy current loss is : 625 W

Description : Select insulating materials for following parts : (i) Insulation between heating element and base plate of electric iron. (ii) Insulation used over copper or aluminium conductor used for making coils. (iii) Transformer bushings. (iv) Insulation between transmission line and pole.

Answer : Parts Insulating Materials  Insulation between heating element and base plate of electric iron. Mica Insulation used over copper or aluminium conductor used for making coils.  ... Transformer bushings Porcelain  Insulation between transmission line and pole. Porcelain

Description : Eddy current damping cannot be used for moving iron instrument because

Answer : Eddy current damping cannot be used for moving iron instrument because the presence of a permanent magnet required for such purpose would affect the deflection and hence the reading of the instrument

Description : One 200 KVA transformer has an iron loss of 1 KW and full load Cu loss of 2 KW. Its load KVA corresponding to maximum efficiency is:  (A) 100 KVA (B) 141.4 KVA (C) 50 KVA (D) 200 KVA

Answer : The purpose of providing iron core in a step-up transformer is to decrease the magnitude of magnetizing current.

Description : During short circuit test iron losses are negligible because?

Answer : During short circuit test iron losses are negligible because the voltage applied on primary side is low.

Answer : The power transformer is a constant main flux device.

Description : Full load copper loss in a transformer is 1600 watts. At half load the copper loss will be: A) 6400 watt B) 1600 watt C) 800 watt D) 400 watt

Answer :  Full load cupper loss in a transformer is 1600 watts. At half load the cupper loss will be: 400 watt

Description : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be  (1) unaffected (2) decreased (3) increased (4) either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field

Answer : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field

Description : What to look for when choosing an iron?

Answer : What to look for when choosing an iron? Today, the purchase of an iron is not a big problem. This piece of household appliances is presented in a wide range of stores. Each manufacturer tries to ... its presence increases the cost of the iron by an average of 10%. Good luck with your choice!

Answer : A transformer cannot raise or lower the voltage of a D.C. supply because Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction are not valid since the rate of change of flux is zero.

Answer : The magnetising current of a transformer is usually small because it has small air gap.

Description : The secondary of a current transformer is always short-circuited under operating conditions because it?

Answer : The secondary of a current transformer is always short-circuited under operating conditions because it avoids core saturation and high voltage induction.

Description : The efficiency of a transformer, under heavy loads, is comparatively low because?

Answer : The efficiency of a transformer, under heavy loads, is comparatively low because copper loss becomes high in proportion to the output.

Description : A 50 KVA transformer has iron loss 2 kW on full load. Calculate its iron loss at 75% of full load.

Answer : Iron loss is dependent on voltage and independent of load. Hence iron loss at 75% of Load = Iron loss at full load = 2 kW

Description :  A transformer has maximum efficiency at 3/4 full load. The ratio of its iron losses and full load copper loss is : -  a) 16/9 b) 4 / 3 c) 3/4 d) 9 /16

Answer :  A transformer has maximum efficiency at 3/4 full load. The ratio of its iron losses and full load copper loss is : -  9 /16

Description : A 500 kVA, 3-phase transformer has iron losses of 300 W and full load copper losses of 600 W. The percentage load at which the transformer is expected to have maximum efficiency is  (A) 50.0% (B) 70.7% (C) 141.4% (D) 200.0%

Answer : A 500 kVA, 3-phase transformer has iron losses of 300 W and full load copper losses of 600 W. The percentage load at which the transformer is expected to have maximum efficiency is 70.7%

Description : A dc chopper is fed from a constant voltage mains the duty ratio of chopper is progressively increased while the chopper feeds an RL load. The per unit current ripple would  (1) increase progressively  (2 ... 0.5 and then increase  (4) increase to a maximum value at α = 0.5 and then decrease

Answer : A dc chopper is fed from a constant voltage mains the duty ratio of chopper is progressively increased while the chopper feeds an RL load. The per unit current ripple would increase to a maximum value at α = 0.5 and then decrease

Answer : High Voltage side is open circuited.

Answer : Primary side is low voltage side and secondary side is high voltage side.

Description :  The no-load current drawn by transformer is usually what per cent of the full-load current ?

Description : The inrush current of a transformer at no load is maximum if the supply voltage is switched on  (1) at peak voltage value (2) at zero voltage value (3) at half voltage value (4) at 0.866 time voltage value

Answer : At 0.866 time voltage value

Answer : The power loss is an important factor for the design of transmission line.

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 : Part of the transformer which is most subject to damage from overheating is?

Answer : Part of the transformer which is most subject to damage from overheating is winding insulation.

Description : Time constant of an inductive circuit?

Answer : Time constant of an inductive circuit increases with increase of inductance and decrease of resistance.

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