# In a D.C. shunt motor, speed is?

In a D.C. shunt motor, speed is independent of armature current.

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

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

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

Answer : If the speed of a D.C. shunt motor is increased, the back e.m.f. of the motor will increase.

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.

Answer : In case of D.C. shunt motors the speed is dependent on back e.m.f. only because flux is practically constant in D:C. shunt motors.

Answer : The speed of a D.C. shunt motor more than its full-load speed can be obtained by decreasing the field current.

Answer : In a D.C. shunt motor, under the conditions of maximum power, the current in the armature will be more than full-load current.

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

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

Answer : If the field of a D.C. shunt motor gets opened while motor is running the motor will attain dangerously high speed.

Description : A 200 V dc shunt motor is running at 1000 rpm and drawing a current of 10 A. Its armature winding resistance is 2 Ohm. It. is braked by plugging. The resistance to be connected in series with armature to restrict armature current to 10 A, is

Answer : A 200 V dc shunt motor is running at 1000 rpm and drawing a current of 10 A. Its armature winding resistance is 2 Ohm. It. is braked by plugging. The resistance to be connected in series with armature to restrict armature current to 10 A, is 36 Ohm

Description : If field current is decreased in shunt dc motor, the speed of the motor (a) remains same. (b) increases. (c) decreases. (d) none of the above.

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

Description : What are the speed control methods of dc motor?

Answer : Field control of DC motor Armature control of DC motor

Answer : If a D.C. shunt motor is working at full load and if shunt field circuit suddenly opens this will make armature to take heavy current, possibly burning it.

Description : DC shunt motor

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Description : State any four applications of DC shunt motor.

Answer : Applications of DC shunt motor: 1) Lathe machines 2) drilling machines 3) milling machines 4) Printing machinery 5) Paper industry 6) centrifugal and reciprocating pumps 7) blowers 8)fans

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

Answer : The mechanical power developed by a shunt motor will be maximum when the ratio of back e.m.f. to applied voltage is 0.5.

Answer : In D.C. shunt motors as load is reduced the speed will remain almost constant.

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

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

Answer : In case of a reluctance motor, when the load is increased so that it cannot maintain synchronous speed the motor will run as induction 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.

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 : 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

Answer : Series motor has the poorest speed control.

Answer : For the same H.P. rating and full load speed, following motor has poor starting torque differentially compounded.

Answer : The speed of a universal motor is usually reduced by using gearing.

Answer : Speed control of a universal motor is achieved by varying field flux with tapped field windings, connecting rheostat in series, applying variable voltage by means of silicon controlled rectifier, applying variable voltage by means of variable auto-transformer.

Answer : Centrifugal switch disconnects the auxiliary winding of the motor at about 70 to 80 percent of synchronous speed.

Answer : The speed/load characteristics of a universal motor is same as that of D.C. series motor.

Answer : The speed control of universal motor used for sewing machines is by varying the resistance.

Description : Why the speed of synchronous motor is constant?

Description : speed control methods of three phase induction motor?

Answer : Speed control of three phase induction motor

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

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

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.

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 : The purpose of retardation test on D.C. shunt machines is to find out stray losses.

Answer : D.C. shunt motors are used for driving machine tools.

Description : An electric motor in which both stator field and rotor rotates with same speed is called?

Answer : An electric motor in which both stator field and rotor rotates with same speed is called synchronous motor.

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.

Answer : The speed of a universal motor is generally reduced by using gear trains.

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

Description : If we change the excitation of synchronous machine will it affect on motor speed?

Answer : No, If we change the excitation of synchronous machine it will not affect on motor speed.

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