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1.

HYDEL plant is a semi base load plant


2. What is the function of super heater
A)To make the Steam moisture free or bubble free
3. water hammering occurs in PENSTOCK
4. Efficiency of thermal power plant 30 – 40%
5. Orientation of alternator in hydel plant
VERTICAL
6. Pulvarising of coal is done for UNIFORM HEAT
7. which type of power plant is most economical
HYDEL
8. what are different types of hydel plant based on head
LOW , MEDUIM AND HIGH
9. What type power plants are most used in India
THERMAL
10. what are different types of turbines and where they are used
FRANCIS AND KAPLAN
11. What is the function of economizer
INCREASE THERMAL EFFICIENCY
12. What is the function of speed governor
CONTROLS THE FLOW OF STEAM ACCORDING TO CHANGE IN DEMAND
13. What is the formula for capacitive gradient of the cable
14. What is the surge impedance of Underground cable
400 OHM
15. What is the surge impedance of Over Head transmission line
40 OHM
16. Transposition of transmission line is done to
AVOID INTERFERENCE
17. What is the highest operation voltage in India
785KV
18. What is the voltage rating of primary distribution
11 KV
19. What type of transformer is used for high voltage and low currents
STAR TO DELTA
20. What is the function of breather in substation
OBSORPTION OF MOISTURE IN TRANSFORMER TANK
21. What type of insulators are used for 11KV
PIN TYPE
22. Strain type of Insulators are used at places
TERMINATIONS AND CHANGE OF DIRECTIONS
23. GUARD RING is used for improving the string efficiency
24. If the no of insulators are increased efficiency of string INCREASES
25. Armour in the cables is used TO WITH STAND MECHANICAL STRESS
26. Full form of ACSR ALLUMINIUM CONDUCTOR STEEL REINFORCED
27. Tower footing resistance is decreased by using COUNTERPOISES
28. What type of earthing is used in substations
PLATE EARTHING
29. What are the Electrical properties of SF6 gas
MOST ELECTRONEGATIVE AND MORE DIELECTRIC STRESS
30. The oil in OCB performs two functions what are they
INSULATOR AND ARC QUENCHING MEDUIM
31. What type resistors are used in surge diverters
NON LINEAR RESISTOR
32. Bundling of conductors is done for PREVENTION OF VIBRATION OF CONDUCTORS
33. Define Sag
THE VERTICAL DISTANCE BETWEEN THE LOWEST POINT OF THE CATENARY AND AND THE
SUPPORT OF THE CONDUCTOR
34. What type of relay has inverse characteristics
OVER CURRENT REALYS AND INVERSE TIME OVER CURRENT RELAYS
35. What will be the order of transformation ratio in CT used in substations
1000:1
36. What is the purpose of lightning arrestor
IT DIVERTS THE SURGE TO THE GROUND AND THUS PROTECTS THE EQUIPMENT FROM
LIGHTNING
37. What is the full form of XLPE
CROSS LINKED POLY ETHELENE
38. What is the voltage level of Air blast circuit breaker
11 KV
39. Define Restriking voltage
THE VOLTAGE BETWEEN FIXED AND MOVING CONTACTS AFTER THE ARC QUENCHING
40. What is RRRV
RATE OF RISE OF RE STRIKING VOLTAGE
41. What is current chopping
MAKING CURRENT ZERO BEFORE NATURAL ZERO OCCURS
42. What is HRC fuse
HIGH VOLTAGE RUPTURING CAPACITY
43. What is meant by unit commitment
RUNNING THE AVAILABLE GENERATING UNITS WITH MINIMUM COST
44. What is slack bus
THE BUS AT WHICH BOTH VOLTAGE AND ANGLE ARE SPECIFIED
45. What is Synchronous condenser and what are its applications
A NO LOAD OVER EXCITED SYNCHRONOUS MACHINE IS CALLED SYNCHRONOUS CONDENSER
AND IT IS USED FOR POWER FACTOR CORRECTION
46. What are different types of tariffs used in distribution systems
SINGLE PART(KWH), TWO PART(KWH & KVA),THREE PART(KWH,KVA AND MAX DEMAND)
47. Define power factor
RATIO OF ACTIVE AND APPARENT POWER
48. What is spinning reserve
THE UN SYNCHRONISED IDLE RUNNING GENERATOR WITH OUT LOAD
49. Define load factor
RATIO OF MAX DEMAND TO TOTAL LOAD
50. What does a power system consists of
GENERATION,TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION