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A.C. series motor as compared to D.C. series motor has smaller brush width, less number of field turns, more number of armature turns, less air gap.

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Answer : If a D.C. series motor is operated on A.C. supply, it will spark excessively, have poor efficiency, have poor power factor.

Description : State the modification to be done in dc series motor to work satisfactorily as ac series motor. State applications of ac series motor.

Answer : Modifications are necessary in a dc series motor so that it operates satisfactorily on ac supply. The modifications are as follows:  1) AC series motor is built with a few field turns as ... and grinders 5) High speed vacuum cleaners 6) Sewing machines 7) Food processors 8) Drilling machine 

Answer : In a A.C. series motor armature coils are usually connected to commutator through resistance.

Answer : In a D.C. series motor, if the armature current is reduced by 50%, the torque of the motor will be equal to 25% of the previous value.

Answer : The speed of a D.C. series motor is inversely proportional to the armature current.

Answer : A D.C. series motor is that which has its field winding consisting of thick wire and less turns.

Answer : The direction of rotation of a D.C. series motor can be changed by interchanging field terminals.

Description : In a 2 kW, 200 V, 1000 rpm. DC series motor the torque at full load was found to be 0.3 N -m. The torque at half full load in N -m is :

Answer : In a 2 kW, 200 V, 1000 rpm. DC series motor the torque at full load was found to be 0.3 N -m. The torque at half full load in N -m is : 0.075

Description : Describe the reason of using dc series motor for electric trains.

Answer : Electric trains require an inverse torque speed characteristics for proper operation. That is a higher torque is required at start (when speed is nil or low) and as the train picks up ... torque - speed characteristics of DC series motors match, these motors are suitable for electric trains

Answer : In A.C. series motor compensating winding is employed to reduce sparking at the brushes.

Description : Why a dc series motor has a high starting torque?

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.

Answer : If a D.C. motor is connected across the A.C. supply it will burn due to heat produced in the field winding by eddy currents.

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Description : What are the advantages of DC series motor?

Description : Why dc series motor should not be started at no load?

Answer : Induction motor is a AC motor it is also known as asynchronous motor .

Description : In an AC. circuit, a low value of kVAR compared with kW indicates?

Answer : In an AC. circuit, a low value of kVAR compared with kW indicates high power factor.

Description : In case of conductively compensated D.C. series motors, the compensating winding is provided?

Answer : In case of conductively compensated D.C. series motors, the compensating winding is provided in series with armature winding.

Answer : When two D.C. series motors are connected in parallel, the resultant speed is normal speed.

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Description : Write two applications of D.C. series motor. 

Answer : The applications of D.C. series motor: 1. Cranes 2. Hoists 3. Trolley and cars 4. Conveyors 5. For traction work i.e. electric locomotives 6. Elevator 7. Air compressor

Answer : Differentially compounded D.C. motor has got maximum self loading property.

Description : As there is no back e.m.f. at the instant of starting a D.C. motor, in order to prevent a heavy current from flowing though the armature circuit?

Answer : As there is no back e.m.f. at the instant of starting a D.C. motor, in order to prevent a heavy current from flowing though the armature circuit a resistance is connected in series with armature.

Answer : As the load is increased the speed of D.C. shunt motor will reduce slightly.

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Description : What is the principle of AC motor?

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Answer : If a D.C. motor designed for 40°C ambient temperature is to be used for 50°C ambient temperature, then the motor is to be derated by a factor recommended by manufacturer and select the next higher H.P. motor.

Answer : The armature torque of the D.C. shunt motor is proportional to armature current.

Answer : Flywheel is used with D.C. compound motor to reduce the peak demand by the motor, compound motor will have to be cumulatively compounded.

Answer : The current drawn by the armature of D.C. motor is directly proportional to the torque required.

Answer : If  equalising bar is connected to the 2 DC generators  the current will be equal in 2 generators irrespective of parallel connection so that we connect equaliser bar

Answer : During rheostat braking of D.C. series motors motor is run as a generator.

Answer : For a D.C. shunt motor if the excitation is changed torque will change but power will remain constant.

Description : The speed of a D.C. motor can be controlled by varying  1. Its flux per pole 2. Resistance of armature circuit 3. Applied voltage 4. All of the above

Answer : The speed of a D.C. motor can be controlled by varying  1. Its flux per pole 2. Resistance of armature circuit 3. Applied voltage 4. All of the above

Answer : At the instant of starting when a D.C. motor is put on supply, it behaves like a low resistance circuit.

Answer : In case the back e.m.f. and the speed of a D.C. motor are doubled, the torque developed by the motor will remain unchanged.

Answer : The speed of a D.C. shunt motor can be increased by increasing the resistance in field circuit.

Answer : The armature voltage control of D.C. motor provides constant torque drive.

Answer : In a differentially compounded D.C. motor, if shunt field suddenly opens the motor will first stop and then run in opposite direction as series motor.

Answer : Sparking, is discouraged in a D.C. motor because commutator gets damaged.

Answer : D.C. Series motor is generally preferred for cranes and hoists.

Answer : Sparking at the commutator of a D.C. motor may result in damage to commutator segments, damage to commutator insulation, increased power consumption.

Answer : If a D.C. shunt motor is working at no load and if shunt field circuit suddenly opens this will result in excessive speed, possibly destroying armature due to excessive centrifugal stresses.

Answer : Cumulatively compounded D.C. motor will be suitable along with flywheel for intermittent light and heavy loads.

Answer : The starting resistance of a D.C. motor is generally low.

Answer : In case the conditions for maximum power for a D.C. motor are established, the efficiency of the motor will be less than 50%.

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