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Electrical Engineering Interview Questions
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what is the RESTART INHIBIT protection?

Thermax,

1 11284

as ac supply is given 2 the transformer why it doesnot depends upon powerfactor????

2 3453

what are the advantages by using IGBT in VSC HVDC than thyristor in conventional HVDC

Bhel, Eskom,

1 5625

where does 22kv line starts

Eskom,

2422

Total power capacity of india at present

Bhel,

8 7954

what do w do when the output of generator is fluctuating?

1510

1.what is the basic difference between surge arrestor and lightning arrestor and where we use it. 1.what is the difference between metal oxide without gapped lightning arrestor and with gapped lightning arrestor

2 5211

why we use separate earthing for two seprate machine??

1 3061

What is the problem, if a circuit breaker is not closing.

KSEB, L&T, Siemens,

4 17612

RELAY 1. REF RELAY : • OPERATION WITH CT CURRENT FLOW DIRECTION. • WHY REF RELAY WHEN DIFFERENTIAL RELAY IS THERE. • REF RELAY STABILITY CHECK BY PRIMARY INJECTION – WHICH POINT FOR CUR RENT INJECTION. • WHY REF RELAY NEED STABILISING RESISTOR. IF RESISTOR SHORTED OR BYPASSED, WHAT WILL HAPPEN. • WHICH TYPE OF RELAY FOR REF, HIGH IMPEDANCE OR LOW IMPEDANCE. • IF NEUTRAL CT IS NOT CONNECTED IN THE CIRCUIT, WHAT WILL HAPPEN. • REF PROTECTION ACTS ON WHICH OF FOLLOWING: SINGLE PH. TO E/F; PH-PH TO E/F; THREE PH. TO E/F. 2. DISTANCE RELAY : • BASIC PRINCIPLE AND TYPES • SWITCHED MODE PROTECTION – WHY IS IT CALLED SO. • SCHEMES USED • WHY ZONE-1 SET AT 80% • SETTING RANGE FOR ZONE-2 AND ZONE-3 • HOW SINGLE PHASE TO GROUND FAULT MEASUREMENT IS DONE. • 3. WHAT IS POLARITY. CT LOCATION IF INTERCHANGED WHAT WILL HAPPEN. 4. SOLKOR RELAY: 1. WHY SOLKOR IS USED. 2. CIRCUIT DIAGRAM OF SOLKOR RELAY 3. DIFFERENT PARTS OF RELAY 4. HOW IT WORKS. 5. EXPLAIN BY VECTOR DIGRAM. 6. WHAT ADVANTAGE FOR USING SUMMATION TR. 7. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN R & RF WITH CIRCUIT. 8. ADJUSTMENT OF PADDING RESISTANCE. 9. WHAT IS LEAKAGE CURRENT AND HOW TO MEASURE. 10. WHAT HAPPEN IF LINK IS LEFT OPEN. 11. 5KV/15KV INSULATION TR. ARE USED IN WHICH SYSTEM. 12. WHAT PRECAUTION TAKEN DURING TESTING. Relay Page 1 of 5 13. PROCEDURE BEFORE TESTING AND AFTER NORMALISATION. 14. HOW RELAY IS TESTED IN LIVE CONDITION. 15. RANGE OF SPILL CURRENT ANS SETTING OF RELAY 16. IF MEASURED CURRENT IS 5MILLI AMPS, CAN RELAY OPERATE. 17. EACH FAULT APPROXIMATE VALUE OF PICK UP. 18. WHAT IS THE REASON SOLKOR-R MODE PILOT SHORTED CONDITION RELAY CURRENT PRESENT. 19. AFTER SHUTDOWN, WHY NEED TO OPEN SOLKOR PILOT, IF NOT WHAT WILL HAPPEN. 20. AFTER NORMALISING WHAT CURRENT TO BE MEASURED, WHAT IS ACCEPTABLE LIMIT. 21. WHAT HAPPENS IF PILOT OPENS FROM RELAY, WHEN FEEDER IS LOADED. 22. CAN WE USE THIS RELAY AS O/C OR E/F RELAY. 23. ANY RELAY OTHER THAN PILOT CABLE TYPE. 24. IF FEEDER TRIPS ON SOLKOR, WHAT TO DO. 25. WHAT HAPPENS IF PILOT POLARITY REVERSE. 26. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN CT SHORTED AT ONE END. 27. WHAT HAPPENS IF PILOT SHORTED – STATUS OF RELAY 28. WHAT HAPPENS TO RELAY ,IF POWER CABLE GETS OPEN. 29. WHAT HAPPEN IF PADDING RESISTOR IS SHORTED AT ONE END. 5. TR. DIFFERENTIAL: 1. CIRCUIT DIAGRAM 2. DIRECTION OF FAULT CURRENT. 3. WHEN THE FAULT IS IN ZONE AND OUT OF ZONE. 4. CT CONNECTION IN PY. AND SY. SIDE. 5. BIAS SETTING AND BIAS CURRENT. 6. WHICH BIAS SETTING USED IN TRS. FOR HIGHER TAPS. 7. PURPOSE OF RESTRAINING BIAS COIL. 8. WHY BIASING REQUIRED. 9. EXPLAIN IPCT, FOR EXAMPLE, DYN10 VECTOR GROUP. WHY MATCHING TR. USED. 10. WHY NEED 2ND HARMONIC BLOCKING DURING INRUSH. 11. WHICH HARMONIC IS MORE 2ND OR 3RD. 12. HOW TO AVOID FALSE TRIPPING IN DIFF. PROTECTION WHEN INRUSH CURRENT FLOW DURING TR. IS ENERGISED. Relay Page2 of5 6. DIRECTIONAL RELAY: 1. CIRCUIT FOR USE OF DIRECTIONAL PROTECTION SYSTEM. 2. WORKING ZONE / NON-WORKING ZONE. 3. HOW THE CORRECT DIRECTION OF FLOW OF CURRENT IS DETERMINED. 4. CT & PT CONNECTION DIAGRAM. 5. SETTING OF PHASE & EARTH FAULT ANGLE AND OPERATING REGION. 6. WHICH DIRECTION IT IS PROTECTING. 7. WHAT PROTECTION AVAILABLE FOR POWER TR. 8. WHY CT CONNECTION IS STAR, IF TR. WINDING IS DELTA. 9. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REF AND DIFF. RELAY 10. WHERE IS O/C & E/F RELAY CONNECTED EITHER HV SIDE OR LV SIDE AND HOW E/F RELAY WORKS IF TR. WINDING IS DELTA CONNECTED. 11. IN DELTA WINDING OF TR., IF ONE WINDING IS CUT AND NOT EARTHED, WHICH PROTECTION WILL ACT. 12. IF DIFF. & REF RELAY ARE NOT WORKING, WHAT IS BACK UP PROTECTION IN TR. 13. WHAT IS PURPOSE OF NGR AND HOW STANDBY E/F RELAY WORKING, TESTING PRECAUTIONS IF COMMON NGR IS USED. 14. WHAT IS PROTECTIVE ZONE OF STANDBY E/F RELAY. 15. WHAT ARE PROTECTION AVAILABLE FOR FEEDER. 16. AFTER TR. IS NORMALISED, WHAT CURRENT TO BE MEASURED. 17. BUSBAR PROTECTION: a. BASIC PRINCIPLE AND DIAGRAM WITH CURRENT DIRECTION. b. WHY OVER LAPPING CT’S REQUIRED, IF NOT WHAT WILL BE THE EFFECT. c. WHY CT SUPERVISION REQUIRED, HOW TRIPPING IS AVOIDED, WHAT IS CT SUPERVISION SETTING VALUE. d. HIGH IMPEDANCE & LOW IMPEDANCE TYPE e. TEST PROCEDURE(STEP BY STEP) f. AFTER NORMALISING, SPILL CURRENT VALUE AND LIMIT. Relay Page3of5 18. CIRCUIT BREAKER FAILURE – FUNCTION, WHY NEEDED, HOW TRIPPING ARRANGEMENT. 19. WHY INSTANTANEOUS ELEMENT IS NOT USED IN THE NETWORK. 20. WHEN FEEDER IS LIVE AND BY MISTAKE LINE EARTH SWITCH IS CLOSED, WHICH RELAY OPERATES – O/C OR E/F. 21. DURING TR. SWITCHING ON, IF DIFF. RELAY IS BLOCKED BY 2ND HARMONICS, WHAT ARE THE OTHER PROTECTION IN SERVICE. 22. WHICH OF FOLLOWING PROTECTION OPERATES FAST, WHEN 11KV CABLE COMPARTMENT GET FLASH OVER: CABLE DIFFERENTIAL; OVERCURRENT & EARTH FAULT; ARC PROTECTION. 23. WHICH PROTECTION OPERATES WHEN ANY ONE OF THE OHL PHASE IS CUT AND HANGING, NOT TOUCHED WITH EARTH. 24. WHAT ARE DIFFERENT TTB ALARMS – HOW YOU KNOW THERE IS ANY ALARM. 25. WHAT IS CIRCULATING CURRENT AND HOW IT WILL COME. 26. IF ONE TR. TRIPPED ON DIFF. RELAY WHAT YOU WILL DO. 27. IF SUB-STATION TRIP ON BUSBAR PROTECTION, HOW YOU WILL RESTORE. 28. WHAT IS CT SATURATION. HOW IT IS CARRIED OUT. 29. D.C EARTH FAULT – HOW YOU WILL FIND OUT. Relay Page 4 of5 30. PILOT WIRE SUPERVISION – HOW IT WORKS 31. IN 11KV SWITCHGEAR DBB SCHEME, ONE E/F RELAY IS FAULTY IN ONE FEEDER AND THERE IS NO SPARE FEEDER – HOW YOU WILL NORMALISE THE FEEDER. 32. WHICH PROTECTION IS USED FOR LONG CABLE FEEDER 33. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TRAFO. DIFF. AND CABLE DIFF. PROTECTION. 34. WHAT TYPE CHARACTERISTIC AVAILABLE FOR O/C AND E/F RELAY. 35. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STATIC AND ELECTRO- MECHANICAL O/C RELAYS. 36. WHAT IS DEAD ZONE 37. HOW TRIPPING OF OTHER ZONE AVOIDED WHEN BUS SECTION CB IN OPEN CONDITION FOR DEAD ZONE FAULT. 38. IF OUT OF STEP ALARM COMES WHILE ALL TR. IN SAME TAP POSITION, WHAT YOU WILL DO. 39. WHAT YOU WILL DO IF AN 11KV FEEDER FAILED TO TRIP ON: O/C or E/F or SOLKOR. HOW YOU RESTORE THE SUPPLY. Relay Page 5 of5

KSEB, Siemens,

2 14338

What is the deference between earth fault & earth leakage

1 3357

How earth fault & earth leakage equvpment are works?

5 5504

what is the unit of electricity????????????

4 4602

why current flow to the opposite direction of flow of electrons???????????

Bhel,

1509

I have been short listed for sydicate clerkcal post .i have interview on 15th sept..i want to ask if i don't know kannada to read and write they won't allow me to attend the interview?Do send u r reply.......

Syndicate Bank,

1 2473


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What are the advantages of autotransformer?

596


Consider three heater bank connected in 3 phase star with neutral.Each heater bank connected in each phase.So each phase get 230 volts supply.my question is,during balance condition, current flow in neutral or Not

1021


how to calculate cable size in diffrent loads?

1472


I have 1500/1A CT If i connect this CT in 6.6KV bus bar means what will be the voltage present in CT?

1364


why constant voltage transformer should be start without load? and if started then what will happen?

1428






hi friends this is a newcomer in your community of enthusiastic peoples. i am preparing for SSC (CPWD JUNIOE ENGG EXAM FOR ELECTRICAL) pls guide me on the same how to crack it? PLS LET ME KNOW IS ANYONE THERE WHO PASED IT? CAN I GET THE QUESTION PAPERS OF PREVIOUS EXAMINATIONS?

1588


What will be the effect if I use inverter as UPS mood?

1597


I want to calculate how much capacitor we connect to maintain the unity power factor? Is there any formula? Pls give me the answer

1280


Saving in copper achieved by converting a 2 winding transformer in to an auto transformer is determined by A voltage transformation ratio B load on secondary C quality of core material D size of transformer core

2254


what is the saturation point of crgo lamination.

1471


does the Trivector Meter of three phase automatically takes care of the low power factor and gives the reading accordigly or it does not take care of the Power factor while giving the readings please explain

1250


what & how to check the lightning arrester

1283


Why is a plain induction motor unsuitable for wide speed control?

1596


what is laser diodes?

539


explanation of mesh bus bars

1509