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.

Working Principle of Alternator

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

5 DC Generator Problems with Solution – Part 1

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

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...

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...

Armature Reaction in DC Generator

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

DC Generator Characteristics

DC generator characteristics are the relations between excitation, terminal...

Armature Reaction in Alternator

Armature reaction in alternator is the effect of armature...

Testing of DC Machines (DC Motor and DC Generator)

There are several tests that are conducted for testing...

Compensating Windings and Interpoles in DC Machines

Compensating Windings and Interpoles are one of the important...

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...

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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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