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  1. Electrical Engineering World

    Electric Engineering World is the worldwide community with members engaged in the electrical power industry. Mission // ENERGY & POWER FOR ALL!
  2. What is meant by armature reaction? The effect of armature flu to main flux is called armature reaction. The armature flux may support main flux or opposes main flux.
  3. Why, when birds sit on transmission lines or current wires doesn’t get shock? Its true that if birds touch the single one line (phase or neutral) they don’t get electrical shock… if birds touch 2 lines than the circuit is closed and they get electrical shock.. so if a human touch single one line(phase) then he doesn’t get shock if he is in the air (not touching – standing on the ground if he is standing on the ground then touching the line (phase) he will get a shock because the ground on what we standing is like line (ground bed – like neutral)? and in the most of electric lines the neutral is grounded..so that means that human who touch the line closes the circuit between phase and neutral.
  4. what is the principle of motor? Whenever a current carrying conductor is placed in an magnetic field it produce turning or twisting movement is called as torque.
  5. Why Human body feel Electric shock ?? n in an Electric train during running , We did nt feel any Shock ? why? Unfortunately our body is a pretty good conductor of electricity, The golden rule is Current takes the lowest resistant path if you have insulation to our feet as the circuit is not complete (wearing rubber footwear which doing some repairs is advisable as our footwear is a high resistance path not much current flows through our body).The electric train is well insulated from its electrical system.
  6. What are the advantages of speed control using thyristor? Advantages of speed control using thyristor : Fast Switching Characterstics than Mosfet, BJT, IGBT Low cost Higher Accurate.
  7. What is encoder, how it function? An encoder is a device used to change a signal (such as a bitstream) or data into a code. The code may serve any of a number of purposes such as compressing information for transmission or storage, encrypting or adding redundancies to the input code, or translating from one code to another. This is usually done by means of a programmed algorithm,especially if any part is digital, while most analog encoding is done with analog circuitry.
  8. whats is MARX CIRCUIT? It is used with generators for charging a number of capacitor in parallel and discharging them in series.It is used when voltage required for testing is higher than the available.
  9. How tube light circuit is connected and how it works? A choke is connected in one end of the tube light and a starter is in series with the circuit. When supply is provided ,the starter will interrupt the supply cycle of AC. Due to the sudden change of supply the chock will generate around 1000volts . This volt will capable of to break the electrons inside the tube to make electron flow. once the current passes through the tube the starter circuit will be out of part. now there is no change of supply causes choke voltage normalized and act as minimize the current.
  10. Why link is provided in neutral of an ac circuit and fuse in phase of ac circuit? Link is provided at a Neutral common point in the circuit from which various connection are taken for the individual control circuit and so it is given in a link form to withstand high Amps. But in the case of Fuse in the Phase of AC circuit it is designed such that the fuse rating is calculated for the particular circuit (i.e load) only.So if any malfunction happen the fuse connected in the particular control circuit alone will blow off.
  11. Operation carried out in Thermal power stations? The water is obtained in the boiler and the coal is burnt so that steam is obtained this steam is allowed to hit the turbine , the turbine which is coupled with the generator generates the electricity.
  12. What is “pu” in electrical engineering? Pu stands for per unit and this will be used in single line diagram of power distribution and it is like a huge electrical circuit with no of components (generators, transformers, loads) with different ratings (in MVA and KV). To bring all the ratings into common platform we use pu concept in which, in general largest MVA and KV ratings of the component is considered as base values, then all other component ratings will get back into this basis.Those values are called as pu values. (p.u=actual value/base value).
  13. How can you start-up the 40w tube lite with 230v AC/DC without using any choke/Coil? It’s possible by means of Electronic chokes,otherwise it’s not possible to ionize the particles in tube light with normal voltage.
  14. What is electric traction? Electric traction means using the electric power for traction system (i.e. for railways,trams, trolleys etc). Electric traction means use of the electricity for all the above machines. Now a days, magnetic traction is also used for bullet trains.and basically dc motors are used for electric traction systems.
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