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GATE EE 2017 Set 1
Numerical
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A 220 V DC series motor runs drawing a current of 30 A from the supply. Armature and field circuit resistances are 0.4 Ω and 0.1 Ω respectively. The load torque varies as the square of the speed. The flux in the motor may be taken as being proportional to the armature current. To reduce the speed of the motor by 50% the resistance in ohms that should be added in series with the armature is _________.
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GATE EE 2016 Set 1
Numerical
+2
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A DC shunt generator delivers 45 A at a terminal voltage of 220 V. The armature and the shunt field resistance are 0.01 Ω and 44 Ω respectively. The stray losses are 375 W. The percentage efficiency of the DC generator is ______.
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GATE EE 2015 Set 2
Numerical
+2
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With an armature voltage of 100 V and rated field winding voltage, the speed of a separately excited DC motor driving a fan is 1000 rpm, and its armature current is 10 A. The armature resistance is 1 Ω. The load torque of the fan load is proportional to the square of the rotor speed. Neglecting rotational losses, the value of the armature voltage (in Volt) which will reduce the rotor speed to 500 rpm is ______.
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GATE EE 2015 Set 1
Numerical
+2
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A DC motor has the following specifications: 10 Hp, 37.5 A, 230 V; flux/pole = 0.01 Wb, number of poles = 4, number of conductors = 666, number of parallel paths = 2. Armature resistance = 0.267 Ω. The armature reaction is negligible and rotational losses are 600 W. The motor operates from a 230 V DC supply. If the motor runs at 1000 rpm, the output torque produced (in Nm) is ________.