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In a D.C. generator, the iron losses mainly take place in armature rotor.

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Iron losses in a D.C. machine are independent of variations in load.

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The total losses in a well designed D.C. generator of 10 kW will be nearly 500 W.

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In DC motor iron losses are occurred in?

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In DC motor iron losses are occurred in the armature.

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If residual magnetism is present in a D.C. generator, the induced e.m.f. at zero speed will be?

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If residual magnetism is present in a D.C. generator, the induced e.m.f. at zero speed will be zero.

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In a level compounded D.C. generator, full load terminal voltage is equal to no-load terminal voltage.

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In a D.C. generator in case the resistance of the field winding is increased, then output voltage will decrease.

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In a D.C. generator, the critical resistance refers to the resistance of field.

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In a D.C. generator the magnetic neutral axis coincides with the geometrical neutral axis, when there is no load on|he generator.

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The e.m.f. generated in a D.C. generator is directly proportional to speed of armature.

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In a D.C. generator the number of mechanical degrees and electrical degrees will be the same when number of poles is 2.

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In a D.C. generator the ripples in the direct e.m.f. generated are reduced by using carbon brushes of superior quality.

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Magnetic field in a D.C. generator is produced by electromagnets.

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The demagnetising component of armature reaction in a D.C. generator reduces generator e.m.f.

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If brushes of a D.C. generator are moved in order to bring these brushes in magnetic neutral axis, there will be crossmagnetisation as well as demagnetising.

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In case of a 4-pole D.C. generator provided with a two layer lap winding with sixteen coils, the pole pitch will be 8.

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A 220 V D.C. generator is run at full speed without any excitation. The open circuit voltage will be about 2 V.

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A D.C. generator can be considered as rotating amplifier.

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If a D.C. generator fails to build up the probable cause could not be field resistance less than the critical resistance.

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The armature core of a D.C. generator is usually made of silicon steel.

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For a D.C. generator when the number of poles and the number of armature conductors is fixed, then which winding will give the higher e.m.f. ?

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Wave winding

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The condition for maximum efficiency for a D.C. generator is variable losses equal to constant losses.

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The critical resistance of the D.C. generator is the resistance of field.

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Flashing the field of D.C. generator means creating residual magnetism by a D.C. source.

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D.C. generator generally preferred for charging automobile batteries is long shunt compound generator.

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What is the percentage of stray losses in DC machine?

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Percentage of stray losses in DC machine is about 1 % .

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Iron loss, copper loss and mechanical losses these are the losses in DC machine.

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In D.C. generators on no-load, the air gap flux distribution in space is flat topped.

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In case of D.C. machines, mechanical losses are primary function of speed.

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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

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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

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In a DC generator the windings of interpoles are connected :  (A) in series with main field winding, to create a pole,of same polarity as the main pole ahead in the direction of rotation.  (B) in series with main field winding, to create a pole of opposite polarity as the main pole ahead in the direction of ... in the direction of rotation.  (D) in series with the armature winding, to create a pole of opposite polarity as the main pole ahead in the direction of rotation.

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In a DC generator the windings of interpoles are connected :  in series with the armature winding, to create a pole of same polarity as the main pole ahead in the direction of rotation. 

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The iron alloy, ALNICO is mainly used to make ________ A) Temporary magnets B) Permanent magnets C) Transmission lines D) None of these

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The iron alloy, ALNICO is mainly used to make Permanent magnets

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State the function of commutator in DC generator and name the material used for commutator.

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Function of Commutator: Commutator converts AC induced in armature winding into DC for external load. Material: i) Commutator segments are made up of Copper. ii) Commutator segments are insulated from each other by Mica.

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A 200 V DC machine supplies 20 A at 200 V as a generator. The armature resistance is 0.2 Ohm. If the machine is now operated as a motor at same terminal voltage and current but with the flux increased by 10%, the ratio of motor speed to generator speed is 0.87

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The terminal characteristics of a dc generator suitable for electric welders is differentially compounded generator

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What is the difference between an AC and DC generator?

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What is the principle of DC generator?

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From which material field coils of DC generator are made of?

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Field coils of DC generator are usually made of copper.

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Why is the armature of DC generator laminated?

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The armature of DC generator is laminated to reduce eddy current losses.

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Armature reaction in a generator results in demagnetisation of leading pole tip and magnetisation of trailing pole tip.

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In a separately excited generator supplying rated load the armature reaction is always present.

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In case of a flat compounded generator voltage remains constant irrespective of the load.

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The e.m.f. induced in the armature of a shunt generator is 600 V. The armature resistance is 0.1 ohm. If the armature current is 200 A, the terminal voltage will be?

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The e.m.f. induced in the armature of a shunt generator is 600 V. The armature resistance is 0.1 ohm. If the armature current is 200 A, the terminal voltage will be 580 V.

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The purpose of providing dummy coils in a generator is to provide mechanical balance for the rotor.

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In over compounded generator, full load terminal voltage is more than no load terminal voltage.

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A sinusoidal voltage of 5 Hz is applied to the field of a shunt generator. The armature voltage wave will be of 5 Hz.

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An exciter for a turbo generator is a shunt generator.

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