GTU Question Paper Element of Electrical Engineering Dec 2011

GTU Question Paper

Element of Electrical Engineering Dec 2011



BE SEM- I / II Winter Examination-Dec.-2011

                                          Subject code: 110005                   

                         Subject Name: Elements of Electrical Engineering

Time: 10.30 am -1.00 pm                                                        Total marks: 70


  1. Attempt any five questions.
  2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.
  3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

Q.1 (a) State and explain Kirchhoffs laws.                                                                         05

(b)         State and explain Faraday’s laws of electromagnetic induction.                       05 A square and its diagonals are made of a uniform covered wire. The

(c)        resistance of each side is 1 Q and that of each diagonal is 1.414 Q. 04 Determine the resistance between two opposite corners of the square.

Q.2 (a) Define:                                                                                                                   03

(i)     Electric field intensity

(ii)   Electric potential

(iii)  Electric flux density

(b)        Derive equation for energy stored in a capacitor                                              04

(c)        A parallel plate capacitor with five plates has each plate one meter 07 square area at a distance of 1.5 mm and a dielectric of relative permittivity 3.5. If the capacitor is charged to 1000 volt, how much energy will be stored in it.

Q.3 (a) Derive the expression for the rise of current in an inductive circuit when 07 a d.c. supply is switched on to it. Define time constant.

(b) Coil A and B with 50 and 500 turns respectively are wound side by side 07 on a closed iron circuit of section 50 cm2 and mean length of 1.2 m. Estimate (i) self-inductance of each coil (ii) mutual inductance between coils (iii) e.m.f. induced in coil A if the current in coil B grows steadily from 0 to 5 Amp. in 0.01 sec. Assume |ir of iron as 1000.

Q.4 (a) Prove that current in purely capacitive circuit leads its voltage by 90° 07 and average power consumption in pure capacitor is zero.

(b) The following expressions represent the instantaneous values of e.m.f. in 07 three coils connected in series e1 = 50 sin rot e2 = 40 sin(rot+60°) e3 = 60 sin (rot-3 0°)

Find an expression for the resultant e.m.f. when coils are connected to give the sum of e.m.f.s

Q.5 (a) An inductive coil of resistance R and inductance L is connected in 07 parallel with capacitor of C. Derive an expression for the resonant frequency and Q factor.

(b) Two impedances are connected in parallel across a 100 volt, 50 Hz a.c. 07 supply. Impedance no. 1 has resistance of 8 Q and capacitance reactance of 7 Q. While impedance no.2 has resistance of 5 Q and inductive reactance of 6 Q.


(i)     Current through each circuit and p.f. of each circuit

(ii)   Total current and p.f. of combined circuit

(iii)    Power taken by the whole circuit.

Q.6 (a) Establish relationship between line and phase voltages and currents in 07 balanced delta connection. Draw complete phasor diagram of voltages and currents.

(b) Two wattmeter’s connected to measure three phase power for star 07 connected loads read 10.37 Kw and 5.185 Kw. The line current is 10 Amp. Calculate (i) Line and phase voltage. (ii) Resistance and reactance per phase.

Q.7 (a) Explain the working of earth leakage circuit breaker with diagram.                        07

(b) Explain the working of fluorescent tube with help of circuit diagram 07 giving function of various parts.


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