DC Generator

A dc generator is an electrical machine which converts mechanical energy into direct current electricity. This energy conversion is based on the principle of production of dynamically induced emf. Learn everything related to dc generator from this page.

5 DC Generator Problems with Solution – Part 1

1. A shunt generator delivers 450 A at 230...

Working Principle of Alternator

The machine which produces 3 phase power from mechanical...

Back EMF and Its Significance in DC Motor

What is Back EMF? When the armature of a...

Types of DC Generator – Series, Shunt and Compound

Please go through the construction of dc generator before...

Losses in DC Machine ( DC Generator and Motor )

The losses in a dc machine (generator or motor) may...

Armature Reaction in DC Generator

To understand the concept of armature reaction in DC...

Swinburne’s Test of DC Machine (Generator and Motor)

Swinburne’s test is the simplest indirect method of testing...

Construction of DC Machine (Generator & Motor)

The dc generators and dc motors have the same...

Amplidyne – Working and Application

An amplidyne is an electromechanical amplifier with the characteristics...

Characteristics of DC Compound Generator

In a compound generator, both series and shunt excitation...

Voltage and Power Equations of DC Motor | Condition of Maximum Power

In this post, we will look at the voltage...

Characteristics of DC Shunt Generator

In this article, you will learn the characteristics of...

Insulation Resistance Test (IR Test) or Megger Test

Insulation Resistance or IR Test is carried out by...

Characteristics of Series Wound DC Generators

In this post, you will learn the characteristics of...

Speed Control of DC Motor (Shunt, Series and Compound)

Speed control of dc motor is achieved using different...

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DC Generator Characteristics

DC generator characteristics are the relations between excitation, terminal voltage and load exhibited graphically by means of curves. These characteristics of dc generators are very important in the design and operation of dc generators. This article describes the

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