Test: HVDC of Power Systems


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QUESTION: 1

In case of HVDC system, there is

Solution:
  • In HVDC transmission current distributes uniformly over the cross-section of the conductor. Hence no loss due to skin effect is encountered.
  • Corona Loss directly proportional to frequency. Therefore in the DC line, corona loss will be lesser compared to the AC line.
QUESTION: 2

A dc line carries

Solution:

Due to requirement of less number of conductors, a dc line carries more power than a ac line, (losses of the line reduces in HVDC).

QUESTION: 3

HVDC transmission is preferred to EHV AC because

Solution:

HVDC transmission is more reliable than EHV AC because it uses ground or sea return and therefore, in case of fault on a line it can still be used to supply power with the help of healthy lines.

QUESTION: 4

Back-to-back HVDC is used to

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QUESTION: 5

HVDC transmission needs

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QUESTION: 6

In HVDC system a converter acts as a rectifier when the firing angle α has a value

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QUESTION: 7

The capital cost on a HVDC converter is

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QUESTION: 8

In a dc transmision

Solution:

As operating frequency, f = 0 therefore, there is no effect of XL and XC.

QUESTION: 9

As compared to ac transmission dc transmission is free from

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following is/are correctly matched?

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