Power Electronics And Drives - MCQ Test 2


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QUESTION: 1

A 6-phase bridge-converter feeds a purely resistive load. The  delay angle α is measured from the point of naturalcommutation. The effective control of voltage can be obtained  when α lies in the range  

Solution:

Refer 12-pulse bridge converter which
would behave as 6-phase bridge converter

QUESTION: 2

A 3-phase cycloconverter is used to obtain  a variable frequency single-phase a.c. output. The single phase a.c. load  is 220 V, 60 A at a power factor of 0.6 lagging. The  rms value  of input voltage per phase required is  

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QUESTION: 3

In the below given circuit, the FD (Freewheeling diode) is forward biased at ωt =

Solution:

It is forward biased at π by the conducting SCR & the current starts to through the FD & Load.

QUESTION: 4

A d.c. source is switched in steps to synthesize the three-phase  output. The basic three-phase bridge inverter can be  controlled. The angle through which each switch conducts and  at any instant the number of switches conducting  simultaneously are, respectively  

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QUESTION: 5

For a single-phase, full-bridge inverter supplying power to a  highly inductive load  as shown below, the correct sequence of operation of switches and diodes is

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QUESTION: 6

single-phase, half-bridge inverter has input voltage of 48 V DC. Inverter is feeding a load of 2.4Ω. The r.m.s. output voltage at fundamental frequency is

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QUESTION: 7

A boost-regulator has an input volage of 5V and the average utput voltage of 15V. The duty  cycle is 

Solution:

Boost regulator is a step-up chopper

QUESTION: 8

Which one of the following statements is The turn off times of converter grade SCRs are normally in  the range of 

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QUESTION: 9

Which one of the following statements is

 A Triac is a  

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QUESTION: 10

Which one of the following is correct?

In a switched capacitor network for VAR compensation the SCRs are commutated by 

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QUESTION: 11

Which one of the following shows current fold back  characteristics curve for a SCR controlled shunt regulated  power supply? 

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QUESTION: 12

Which one of the following statements is correct? In a transistor, the reverse saturation current ICO

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QUESTION: 13

Which one of the following statements is correct. In a thyristor, the holding current IH  is

Solution:

IL = 2 to 3 times IH

QUESTION: 14

Which one of the following statements is correct ? For a SCR, dv/dt protection is achieved through the use of

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QUESTION: 15

In the buck-boost converter, what is the maximum value of the switch utilization - factor?

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QUESTION: 16

Which one of the following statements is correct?

In order to get best results per unit cost, the heat sinks on which the thyristors are mounted, are made of

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QUESTION: 17

Which one of the following is used as the main switching element in a switched mode power supply operating in 20 kHz to 100 kHz range?

Solution:

MOSFET has lowest switching losses and
operates at high frequencies (~KHz range).

QUESTION: 18

A converter which can operate both in 3-pulse and 6-pulse modes is a

Solution:

A 3-phase semiconverter has the unique
feature of working as a six-pulse converter
for α < 60° and as a three-pulse converter
for α ≥ 60°.

QUESTION: 19

A gate turn off (GTO) thyristor has capacity to

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QUESTION: 20

Match List-I (Limiting factor) with List-II (Safe Operating Area Portion) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists:

List-I

A. The peak voltage limit
B. Secondary breakdown limit
C. Power dissipation limit
D. Peak current limit 

List-II

  1. PQ
  2. QR
  3. RS
  4. ST

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