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.

Amplidyne – Working and Application

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

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...

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

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

Testing of DC Machines (DC Motor and DC Generator)

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

Back EMF and Its Significance in DC Motor

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

Compensating Windings and Interpoles in DC Machines

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

Advantages of Operating DC Generators in Parallel

In a DC power plant, power is usually supplied...

Armature Reaction in Alternator

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

Electric Motor Maintenance : Preventive, Predictive and Reactive Maintenance

Electric Motors need maintenance regularly in order to avoid...

Parallel Operation of DC Series Generator

The interesting thing about the parallel operation of the...

Armature Reaction in DC Generator

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

Characteristics of DC Compound Generator

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

Insulation Resistance Test (IR Test) or Megger Test

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

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September 15, 2019

Amplidyne – Working and Application

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5 DC Generator Problems with Solution – Part 1

Electrical Engineer
December 9, 2015

Working Principle of Alternator

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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