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For starting a D.C. motor a starter is required because it limits the starting current to a safe value.

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

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Answer : In a double squirrel cage induction motor, good starting torque is produced as Large current flows through the outer high resistance winding.

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Description : How is a three phase cage induction motor self starting?

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Answer : In a manual shunt motor starter over load relay is connected in series and no volt relay in parallel with the load.

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

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Description : List different starting methods of three phase synchronous motor. Explain any one of them.

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Answer : The value of starting capacitor of a fractional horse power motor will be 300 uF .

Answer : A centrifugal switch is used to disconnect starting winding when motor has picked up about 50 to 70 per cent of rated speed.

Answer : The rotor developed by a single-phase motor at starting is zero.

Answer : In a capacitor start motor, the phase displacement between starting and running winding can be nearly 90°.

Description : A synchronous motor can be made self starting by providing?

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Description : Why does induction motor have high starting current?

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

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Answer : A three point starter is considered suitable for shunt as well as compound motors.

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

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

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

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