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INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY

TERM END EXAMINATION - JUNE / JULY, 2014


Sub. Code
Sub. Name
Semester

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T2102
Marine Electro Technology
I

Time
Max Marks
Pass Marks

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0300 hrs.
100
50

Note : 1. Section A Compulsory carry 20 marks.


2. Section B answer any FIVE questions out of eight questions.
All question carry equal marks (16 X 5 = 80 marks.)
SECTION A (Compulsory)
01.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)
(e)

How do you check the conditions of ships emergency battery


explain.
List various services where power is failed from emergency
power source on board a vessel.
How excitation of a brushless alternator is carried out ? Explain
with the help of simple diagram.
Describe the principal of operation of Bio-metal strips as
overload protection device of an induction motor.
What is semiconductor materials, explains with electronic
configurations.

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SECTION B
02.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

03.

(a)
(b)

04.

(a)
(b)

Explain the electronic configuration of : (i) Carbon (ii) Silicone


(iii) Germanium
What do you mean by thermistors, discuss its various application
on board a ship
What is P-N Junction Diode ?
What is synchro-scope ?

04

Draw the power and control circuit diagram of a direct on line


starter (DOL) showing the local and remote Start & Stop
push button. Explain the functioning of control circuit.
What is the function of hold on contract ?

12

Draw a line diagram for navigational light panel. Showing


different component e.g. main and emergency supply, relay,
hooter, indicating light (panel) and navigations lamps.
In case of failure of any navigation light, how it is brought to
the attention of ship board personally.

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05.

(a)

Explain with the help of a neat circuit diagram the functioning


of charging and discharging process of emergency batteries on
board ship.
Why ship board LV system are provided with insulated neutral ?
Explain

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State the conditions which must be satisfied before an AC


generator can be parallel with line bus bar of Main Switch
Board.
State the three lamp method of synchronizing
Draw and explain synchro-scope.
Is a synchro-scope is continuous duty equipment or short time
duty equipment

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What is the purpose of a main switch board on ship.


What are the various safety features provided with main switch
board.
Draw a single line diagram of a typical marine electrical power
management systems.

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Show how the power that is transferred across the air gap of
the three phase induction motor is represented. Explain the term
what proportion of this is useful power
A three phase transformer has 420 turns on the primary and 36
turns on the secondary winding. The supply voltage is 3300V.
Find the secondary line voltage on no load when the winding
are connected (a) Star / Delta (b) Delta / Star.

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Diesel electric propulsion is now being chosen as the power plant by


wide variety of vessels. Sketch a simple layout of such an installation.
Explain the advantages of selecting such a plant.

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(b)
06.

(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

07.

(a)
(b)
(c)

08.

(a)
(b)

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