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Basic Electrical and Electronics Engineering by S. K. Bhattacharya

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10

Synchronous Machines

TOPICS DISCUSSED
  • Constructional details of synchronous machines

  • Armature winding

  • Induced EMF

  • Distribution factor and pitch factor

  • Open circuit and short-circuit tests

  • Synchronous impedance

  • Armature reaction

  • Voltage regulation

  • Parallel operation of synchronous generators

  • Synchronous motors

  • Effect of change of excitation of synchronous motors

  • Applications

10.1 Introduction

Electricity is generated in power houses. The source of energy which is converted into electrical energy could be potential energy of water, energy of high pressure steam, or gas. In an hydroelectric power house, say in Bhakra Dam power house, water head has been created by constructing a high-rise dam over the river Sutlej. The potential energy ...

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