Question Paper: Power Electronics-1 : Question Paper May 2013 - Electronics Engineering (Semester 6) | Mumbai University (MU)
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Power Electronics-1 - May 2013

Electronics Engineering (Semester 6)

TOTAL MARKS: 80
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any three from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data if required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.
1 (a) Explain constant torque and constant power drive methods with relevant diagrams and waveforms.(5 marks) 1 (b) A single phase full converter is made to deliver a constant load cutrrent. For zero degree firing angle the overlap angel is 15o. Calculate the overlap angel when firing angel is 45o.(5 marks) 1 (c) Introducing motor speed control with constant supply voltage and reduced suppy frequency is rarely used in practice. Justify the stateent.(5 marks) 1 (d) List the merits and demerits of online UPS and offline UPS(5 marks) 2 (a) With neat circuit diagram explain the working of a load commutated chopper with relevant voltage and current waveforms. Show voltage variation across each pair of SCR?s as a function of time.(10 marks) 2 (b) Describe modified Mc-Murray Bedford method of half bridge inverter circuit with related voltage and current waveforms.(10 marks) 3 (a) Explain the neat diagram the working of parallel inverter employing feedback diodes. Draw the voltage and current waveforms. What care should be taken to avoid commutations failure?(10 marks) 3 (b) A 220V, 1500 RPM, 10A separately excited D.C motor has an armature resistance of 0.1 ? if it is fed from a single phase fully controlled bridge rectifier with an A.C source voltage of 230V, 50 Hz. Assuming continuous load current compute:
(i) firing angel for rated motor torque at 600 rmp.
(ii) firing angel for rated motor torque at (-500) rmp
(iii) motor speed for ? =150o and half rated torque
(10 marks)
4 (a) Draw and explain the power circuit of semiconverter feeding a separately excited D.C motor. Explain with typical voltage and current waveforms the operation in both continuous and discontinuous armature current modes.(10 marks) 4 (b) Draw the circuit diagram and explain the rotor resistance control method of using chopper for the speed control of 3 phase induction motor.(10 marks) 5 (a) Explain with relevant circuit diagrams the static scherbius drives for obtaining speeds below as well as above the synchronous speeds.(10 marks) 5 (b) Explain with diagram the operation of series inverter. State the limitations. How these limitations are overcome?(10 marks) 6 (a) With the help of circuit diagram and waveforms, explain the operation of isolated flyback converter in discontinuous mode. Also state the advantages and disadvantages.(10 marks) 6 (b) Describe the principle of step- up chopper. Derive an expression for the average output voltage. State the assumptions made.(10 marks)


Write short notes on :-

7 (a) Dual converter(7 marks) 7 (b) PWM inverter(7 marks) 7 (c) Step up chopper(7 marks)

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