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Electrical Technology, Vol2: Machines and Measurements, 1/e by S. P. Bali

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32

D.C. Generators

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you will learn about:

  • Distinguish between the functions of a motor and generator
  • Distinguish between lap and wave windings
  • Understand shunt, series, and compound generators and armature winding
  • Describe types of d.c. generators and their characteristics
  • Calculate generated e.m.f. for a generator using E = V + IaRa
  • Understand current and voltage relations in the three types of generators
  • Understand the need for, and requirements of paralleling generators
  • Solve simple problems using the above relations
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Compound generators

32.1  INTRODUCTION

A dynamo is a rotating electric machine which is capable ...

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