EE8353 Electrical Drives and Controls Previous Year Question Paper

EE8353 electrical Drives and Controls Previous Year Question Paper


OBJECTIVES:

  • To understand the basic concepts of different types of electrical machines and their
    performance.
  • To study the different methods of starting D.C motors and induction motors.
  • To study the conventional and solid-state drives

UNIT I INTRODUCTION                                                

Basic Elements – Types of Electric Drives – factors influencing the choice of electrical drives – heating and cooling curves – Loading conditions and classes of duty – Selection of power rating for drive motors with regard to thermal overloading and Load variation factors

UNIT II DRIVE MOTOR CHARACTERISTICS                

Mechanical characteristics – Speed-Torque characteristics of various types of load and drive motors– Braking of Electrical motors – DC motors: Shunt, series and compound – single phase and three phase induction motors.

UNIT III STARTING METHODS                                     

Types of D.C Motor starters – Typical control circuits for shunt and series motors – Three phase squirrel cage and slip ring induction motors.

UNIT IV CONVENTIONAL AND SOLID STATE SPEED CONTROL OF D.C. DRIVES 

 Speed control of DC series and shunt motors – Armature and field control, Ward-Leonard control  system – Using controlled rectifiers and DC choppers –applications.

UNIT V CONVENTIONAL AND SOLID STATE SPEED CONTROL OF A.C. DRIVES 

Speed control of three phase induction motor – Voltage control, voltage / frequency control, slippower recovery scheme – Using inverters and AC voltage regulators – applications.



EE8353 Electrical Drives and Controls Previous Year Question Paper for Regulation 2013 

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