ELEN2001 Energy conversion assignment
Electromagnetic & Electromechanical Energy Conversion [ELEN2001] SEMESTER 2 Curtin University School of Elec Eng, Comp and Math Sci (EECMS)
Assignment
In all calculations the minimum amount of work (presentation) for each stage of the solution is:
- draw circuit
- state equation;
- transpose if necessary; (iv) substitute values into equation;
(v) answer.
Only S.I. units are to be used for answers, eg. Newton-metres (Nm) for torque.
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EXAMPLE
A 10 kW, 125 V, 4 pole, compound generator has rotational losses of P_{W} = 580 W. The shunt field resistance R_{f} = 62.5 Ω, the lap connected armature resistance
R_{a} = 0.12 Ω, and the series field resistance R_{s} = 0.022 Ω.
Calculate the full load efficiency if the generator is connected long shunt.
Solution.
(i) Circuit
Total armature current:
(ii) Equation (iv) Substitute (v) Answer.
QUESTION 1. [25 Marks]
In the magnetic circuit shown in Figure 1, a 400 turn coil on the left leg of the core is required to produce a flux of 1.4 mWb in the right leg. The thickness of the magnetic circuit is 0.04 m and is uniform throughout the core. The magnetic circuit is constructed with laminated silicon steel the characteristics of which are given below
QUESTION 2. [20 Marks]
A 40 kVA step up single phase transformer has the following name plate ratings:
Power |
40 kVA |
Frequency |
50 Hz |
Phases |
1 |
Primary voltage |
415 V |
Secondary voltage |
1100 V |
Insulation |
Class H |
The results from an open circuit and short circuit tests are as follows:
Open circuit test
(Performed on secondary with primary open circuited)
V_{OC }= 1100 V
I_{OC} = 1.82 A
P_{OC} = 320 W
Short circuit test
(performed on primary with secondary short circuited)
V_{SC} = 19.5 V
I_{SC} = 96.4 A
P_{SC} = 800 W
From these test results determine:
- the approximate equivalent circuit parameters referred to the primary, and draw the circuit;
- the efficiency at full load with a power factor of 8 leading;
- the voltage regulation at full load with a power factor of 8 leading.
QUESTION 3. [30 + 5 Marks]
(This problem illustrates the principles of dynamometer-type ac ammeter.) Two coils, one mounted on a stator and the other on a rotor, have self- and mutual inductances of
L_{11} = 3.5mH L_{22} = 1.8mH L_{12} = 2.1 cos θ mH
where θ is the angle between the axes of the coils. The coils are connected in series and carry a current
i = âˆš2 I sin Ï‰t
- Derive an expression for the instantaneous torque T on the rotor as a function of the angular position θ;
- Find an expression for the time-averaged torque T_{avg} as a function of θ;
- Compute the numerical value of T_{avg} for I = 10 A and θ = 90°;
- Sketch curves of T_{avg} versus θ for currents I = 5, 7.07, and 10 A;
- A helical restraining spring which tends to hold the rotor at θ = 90° is now attached to the rotor. The restraining torque of the spring is proportional to the angular deflection from θ = 90° and is – 0.1 Nm when the rotor is turned to θ = 0°. Show on the curves of part (d) how you could find the angular position of the rotor-plus-spring combination for coil currents I = 5, 7.07, and 10 A. From your curves, estimate the rotor angle for each of these currents;
- Write a MATLAB script to plot the angular position of the rotor as a function of rms current for 0 ≤ I ≤ 10 A [Bonus (+5)].
QUESTION 4. [25 Marks]
A three phase induction motor with "Design B" characteristics has the motor name plate details are as follows:
Power |
7.5 kW |
Voltage |
415 V |
Poles |
4 |
Current |
14.4 A |
Speed |
1425 rpm |
Connection |
Delta |
Frequency |
50 Hz |
NEMA Design |
B |
The rotational losses (Friction and Windage losses) at full load are P_{f/w} = 0.315 kW.
R_{1} = 1.745 â„¦ |
X_{1} = j7.90 â„¦ |
R_{2}‘ = 2.37 â„¦ |
X_{2}‘ = j11.85 â„¦ |
R_{C} = 1670 â„¦ |
X_{M} = j245 â„¦ |
For the above motor:
- Draw the complete equivalent circuit with all values indicated on the circuit including R_{C};
Using the above complete equivalent circuit and assuming rated voltage operation, determine:
- the motor Starting Current;
- the motor Starting Torque in Newton metres;
- the motor Full Load Power Factor;
- the motor Full Load percentage Efficiency;
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