EE2027 POWER SYSTEM TRANSIENT Question Bank for EEE - 8th Semester | EE 2027 Question Bank - 2 Marks & 16 Marks ...

EE2027 POWER SYSTEM TRANSIENT Question Bank for EEE - 8th Semester | EE 2027 Question Bank - 2 Marks & 16 Marks ...

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Question Bank
PART-A ( 2 marks)
  1. What are the sources of transients?
  2. What are the types of power system transients?
  3. State the importance of transient study in planning.
  4. List the effects of transients in power system.
  5. Name the various types of Transients in power system.
  6. What are the effects of lightning transients?
  7. Define transient.
  8. What is ferroresonance?
  9. What is lightning?
  10. What are the types of lightning?

  1. What are the causes of switching surges?
  2. What is meant by resistance switching?
  3. What is meant by capacitance switching?
  4. Define current chopping.
  5. What are the observations in RLC circuit?
  6. Draw the equivalent circuit for interrupting the resistor current.
  7. What is meant by load switching?
  8. Define normal and abnormal switching transients.
  9. What are the effects of source regulation?
  10. What is Ferro resonance?
  11. What is restriking voltage?
  12. Draw double frequency transient circuit with an example.
  13. Give the relation between time constant of parallel and series circuit.
  14. What is the need for resistance switching?

1.        List the characteristics features of lightning strokes.
2.        What is tower footing resistance?
3.        What is arcing ground?
4.        What are the causes of over voltage?
5.        Define lightning phenomenon.
6.        Define Isokeraunic level.
7.        What are the types of protection afforded by ground wires?
8.        Define dart leader.
9.        Write short note about stepped leader and pilot streamer.
10.    Differentiate lightning and switching over voltages.
11.    Define overvoltage factor.
12.    State Mason’s theory of lightning.
13.    What are the characteristics of lightning strokes?

  1. What are the specifications of a traveling wave?
  2. Write the expression for series and shunt lumped parameters in distributed lines.
  3. Define standing waves and natural frequencies.
  4. What is meant by reflection and refraction of traveling waves.
  1. What is load rejection?
  2. How does a surge occur during switching?
  3. Define about kilo metric fault.
  4. What meant by distribution of voltage in a power system?
  5. What is meant by line dropping?
  6. Explain the over voltage induced by faults.
  7. What are the switching surges on integrated system?
  8. Explain EMTP for transient computation.
PART-B (16 marks)
  1. Explain the various types of power system transients.
  2. Explain the effects of transients on power system.
  3. Briefly explain the importance of study of transients in planning.

  1. Explain with appropriate waveform,
(i)                 Current suppression.
(ii)               Current chopping
(iii)             Capacitance switching with one and multiple restrikes.
(iv)             Ferro resonance.
  1. Explain in detail about,
(i)                 Resistance switching and
(ii)               Load switching with their equivalent circuits.
  1. Explain the load switching in both normal and abnormal conditions with neat sketches.
  2. What is capacitance switching? Explain in briefly the effects of source regulations and capacitance switching with a restrike.

  1. Discuss the mechanism of lightning strokes and over voltages on transmission lines.    
  2. Discuss the different theories of charge formation of thunder clouds.
  3. Explain in detail how the charges are formed in the clouds.
  4. Discuss the interaction of lightning with power system.
  5. What are the factors contributing to good line design?
  6. Explain the counter-poise method of protection.
      7. (a) Give the mathematical models for lightning discharges and explain them.              
          (b) Explain the different characteristics of the lightning strokes.

  1. Discuss transient response of systems with series and shunt lumped parameters and distributed lines.
  2. With neat sketch explain Bewley’s Lattice diagram.
  3. Derive the reflection and refraction coefficients of a traveling wave.
  4. Write short notes on standing waves and natural frequency.
  5. Explain the various type of traveling wave concept in step response.
  1. Explain short line kilometric fault.
  2. What is line dropping and load rejection? Explain.
  3. Explain switching surges on integrated system.
  4. Explain EMTP for transient computation.
  5. Explain the over voltage induced by faults.

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