# Unlike a shunt motor, it is difficult for a series motor to stall under heavy loading because?

Unlike a shunt motor, it is difficult for a series motor to stall under heavy loading because?

Unlike a shunt motor, it is difficult for a series motor to stall under heavy loading because it develops high overload torque.

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Description : Why shouldn’t a DC shunt motor start on the heavy load setting?

Last Answer : A series motor never started at no load and a shunt motor is never started at on load.

Description : As compared to shunt and compound motors, series motor has the highest torque because of its comparatively .......... at the start.

Last Answer : As compared to shunt and compound motors, series motor has the highest torque because of its comparatively stronger series field at the start.

Description : A d.c. shunt motor is found suitable to drive fans because they require?

Last Answer : A d.c. shunt motor is found suitable to drive fans because they require small torque at start up, large torque at high speeds.

Description : What will happen when a DC shunt motor is started with a load?

Last Answer : Starting current will be very high so motor will take more current from supply. It may damage the armature winding.

Description : Why does the speed of a DC shunt motor decrease as the load increases?

Last Answer : Because if the load is increasing then the torque must also be increase. If not then the speed of motor will decrease.

Description : With the increase in load on a d.c. shunt motor, speed of the motor (a) increases proportionately (b) remains constant (c) increase slightly (d) reduces slightly

Last Answer : With the increase in load on a d.c. shunt motor, speed of the motor reduces slightly.

Description : To conduct load test on a dc shunt motor, it is coupled to a generator which is identical to the motor. The field of the generator is also connected to the same supply source as the motor. The armature of generator is ... value of this load resistance is  (A) 1.0 (B) 0.98 (C) 0.96 (D) 0.94

Last Answer : To conduct load test on a dc shunt motor, it is coupled to a generator which is identical to the motor. The field of the generator is also connected to the same supply source as the motor. ... obtain rated armature current in both motor and generator. The p.u value of this load resistance is 0.96

Description : A shunt d.c. motor works on a.c. mains?

Last Answer : A shunt d.c. motor works on a.c. mains unsatisfactorily.

Description : A 220 V shunt motor develops a torque of 54 N-m at armature current of 10 A. The torque produced when the armature current is 20 A, is?

Last Answer : Armature torque, Ta=PØZIa/2πA So Ta1/Ta2=Ia1/Ia2 Ta2=Ta1*Ia2/Ia1        =54*20/10         =108

Description : If the field circuit of a loaded shunt motor is suddenly opened?

Last Answer : If the field circuit of a loaded shunt motor is suddenly opened circuit breaker or fuse will open the circuit before too much damage is done to the motor.

Description : If load on a d.c. shunt motor is increased, its speed is decreased due primarily to?

Last Answer : If load on a d.c. shunt motor is increased, its speed is decreased due primarily to decrease in back e.m.f.

Last 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.

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

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

Description : The d.c. series motor should never be switched on at no load because?

Last Answer : The d.c. series motor should never be switched on at no load because the speed becomes dangerously high.

Description : A dc series motor driving and electric train faces a constant power load. It is running at rated speed and rated voltage. If the speed has to be brought down to 0.25 p.u. the supply voltage has to be approximately brought down to  (A) 0.75 p.u (B) 0.5 p.u (C) 0.25 p.u (D) 0.125 p.u

Last Answer : A dc series motor driving and electric train faces a constant power load. It is running at rated speed and rated voltage. If the speed has to be brought down to 0.25 p.u. the supply voltage has to be approximately brought down to 0.5 p.u

Description : A series motor is best suited for driving?

Last Answer : A series motor is best suited for driving cranes and hoists.

Description : The Ta/Ia graph of a d.c. series motor is a?

Last Answer : The Ta/Ia graph of a d.c. series motor is a parabola upto full-load and a straight line at overloads.

Description : Neglecting saturation, if current taken by a series motor is increased from 10 A to 12 A, the percentage increase in its torque is ........ percent

Last Answer : Neglecting saturation, if current taken by a series motor is increased from 10 A to 12 A, the percentage increase in its torque is 44 percent

Description : As compared to shunt and compound DC motors, the series DC motor will have the highest torque because of its comparatively ____________ at the start. (A) Lower armature resistance. (B) Stronger series field. (C) Fewer series turns. (D) Larger armature current.

Last Answer : (D) Larger armature current.

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

Description : Why Speed Control of Induction Motor is difficult compared to DC shunt motor?

Last Answer : Answer: Speed Control of DC shunt motor can be possible by providing resistance in the armature and field circuits and varying the resistors speed changes can be carried out over a wide range. ... employed. Care should be taken that in the process efficiency and power factor should be maintained.

Description : If the centrifugal switch or relay used for cutting out the starting winding of a split-phase induction motor fails to open once the motor is in operation, the _____________. A. motor will overspeed B ... C. motor will immediately stall under load D. motor torque will be above normal at rated speed

Description : Under which of the following conditions is a DC motor provided with compensating winding used?  1. Wide range of speed control above normal  2. Wide range of steady load variation with no speed control  3. Wide range of rapid variation in ...  (a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 2 (d) 1 and 3

Last Answer : Under which of the following conditions is a DC motor provided with compensating winding used?  1. Wide range of speed control above normal  2. Wide range of steady load variation with no speed control  3. Wide range of rapid variation ...  (a) 1, 2 and 3 (b) 2 and 3 (c) 1 and 2 (d) 1 and 3

Description : Under constant load conditions, the speed of a d.c. motor is affected by?

Last Answer : Under constant load conditions, the speed of a d.c. motor is affected by field flux.

Description : Styrene-butadiene-rubber (SBR) as compared to natural rubber has (A) Poorer tensile strength (B) Poorer resistance to oxidation (C) Greater amount of heat build-up under heavy loading (D) All (A), (B) and (C)

Last Answer : (D) All (A), (B) and (C)

Description : The electrical diagram shown in the illustration represents a ___________. EL-0054 A. series-wound motor B. shunt-wound motor C. compound-wound motor D. flat-compounded motor

Description : As shown in the illustration, the electrical symbol is used to indicate which of the listed types of motors? EL-0054 A. Shunt motor. B. Series motor. C. Compound motor. D. Tri-field motor.

Description : When the series field relay "FR" of the winch circuit shown in the illustration is energized during dynamic braking the _______________. EL-0102 A. shunt Field Relay "FR-B.O." is de-energized and contacts ... . shunt Field Relay "FR-B.O." opposes the series coil's flux and sets the mechanical brake

Description : What type of electric motor is commonly used to start small auxiliary diesel engines? A. synchronous B. series C. shunt D. cage

Description : In a series wound motor, the current passing through the field windings is also passing through the _____________. A. armature B. shunt field C. reactance comparator D. laminations

Description : Which of the following describes the action when the handle is moved to the start position of a drum-type motor controller used with a compound motor? A. Full current is supplied to the shunt field, ... armature. D. Reduced line current is supplied to the shunt field, series field, and armature.

Description : What advantage does a shunt motor have over a series motor?

Description : Regenerative braking (A) Can be used for stopping a motor. (B) Cannot be easily applied to DC series motors. (C) Can be easily applied to DC shunt motors (D) Cannot be used when motor load has overhauling characteristics.

Last Answer : Ans: B Because reversal of Ia would also mean reversal of field and hence of Eb

Description : The torque, in a _____________is proportional to the square of the armature current (A) DC shunt motor (B) stepper motor (C) 2-phase servomotor (D) DC series motor

Last Answer : (D) DC series motor

Description : The speed-torque characteristics of a DC series motor are approximately similar to those of the _________motor. (A) universal (B) synchronous (C) DC shunt (D) two-phase

Last Answer : Ans: A Universal motor has same characteristics as DC series motor and also known as an a.c series motor.

Description : The most suitable servomotor for low power applications is (A) a dc series motor. (B) a dc shunt motor. (C) an ac two-phase induction motor. (D) an ac series motor.

Last Answer : (B) a dc shunt motor.

Description : The length cf air gap to be provided in ______ is primarily determined by power factor consideration. (a) d.c. series motor . (b) d.c. shunt motor (c) induction motor (d) synchronous motor

Last Answer : (c) induction motor

Description : The torque and current curves for a three-phase induction motor with a cage rotor, are shown in the illustration. Which of the following statements is true concerning the depicted curves? EL-0056 A. As slip ... D. If the motor is loaded to the point where 40% slip has resulted, it will stall.

Description : 58 If a pump motor is run on 2/3rd of its supply voltage, it will A. Continue to deliver same power B. burn C. stall D. continue to run at lower speed

Description : To reverse the direction of rotation of a three-phase AC induction motor, do one of the following: w) reverse any two of the three-phase connections x) change the frequency of the applied AC power y) operate the motor below the stall torque at very high slip z) none of the above

Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- REVERSE ANY TWO OF THE THREE-PHASE CONNECTIONS

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

Description : Explain the necessity of starter for D.C. motor. State various types of D.C. motor starter.

Last Answer : Necessity of Starter for D.C. Motor: Armature current is given by equation Ia = (V−Eb)/Ra i) If the motor is at standstill or rest, back emf Eb is zero (as Eb= ZNP/(60A), at start speed N ... . Types of D.C. motor starters: i) Two point starter ii)Three point starter iii) Four point starter

Description : State at least one function and the material used for the following parts of DC Motor.

Last Answer : Part Function Material Yoke -Provides mechanical support for poles -Acts as protecting cover for machine -Provides path for magnetic flux Cast Iron OR Cast Steel Field Winding - ... Pole core  Provides mechanical support to field winding. Cast Iron OR Cast Steel

Description :  A DC Motor develops a torque of 150 N-m. A 10 percent reduction in the field flux causes a 50 percent increase in armature current. The new value of torque is: A) 102.5 N-m B) 202.5 N-m C) 172.5 N-m D) 232.5 N-m

Last Answer : T1=KIf,T2=K1.5I*0.9f T1=150Nm.  T2=T1*1.5*0.9=150*1.35=202.5Nm

Description : A separately excited d.c. motor fed from single phase full converter with firing angle 60° runs at 1000 r.p.m. If motor is connected to single phase semiconverter with the same firing angle of 60°, it would run at (a) 2000 rpm (b) 1850 rpm (c) 1500 rpm (d) 1000 rpm

Description : If a d.c. motor is disconnected from the source and armature circuit is short circuited through a suitable resistance, the process is called (a) regenerative breaking (b) rheostatic breaking (c) dynamic breaking (d) no breaking is possible

Last Answer : b) rheostatic breaking Because rheostat is connected to chang the power dissipated into heat.

Description : The dc motor, which can provide zero speed regulation at full load without any controller is  (A) series (B) shunt (C) cumulative compound (D) differential compound

Last Answer : The dc motor, which can provide zero speed regulation at full load without any controller is shunt

Description : The chief advantage of Ward-Leonard system D.C. motor speed control is that is  1. Can be used even for small motors 2. has high overall efficiency at all speeds 3. Gives smooth, sensitive and wide speed control 4. Uses a flywheel to reduce fluctuations in power demand

Last Answer : The chief advantage of Ward-Leonard system D.C. motor speed control is that is Gives smooth, sensitive and wide speed control

Description : A 200 V, 10 A motor could be rewound for 100 V, 20 A by using .......... as many turns per coil of wire, having .......... the cross-sectional area.

Last Answer : A 200 V, 10 A motor could be rewound for 100 V, 20 A by using half, as many turns per coil of wire, having twice the cross-sectional area.