# For power measurement of three phase circuit by two wattmeter method, when the value of power factor

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For power measurement of three phase circuit by two wattmeter method, when the value of power factor is less than 0.5 lagging:

For power measurement of three phase circuit by two wattmeter method, when the value of power factor is less than 0.5 lagging: One of the wattmeter connections will have to be reversed

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Measurement of power and power factor of a 3-phase system by two wattmeter method can be obtained in case of  1. Balanced load and balanced source  2. Balanced source with 3-phase 3-wire unbalanced load  3. Unbalanced source with 3-phase 3-wire balanced load  4. Balanced source with 3-phase 4-wire unbalanced load  5. unbalanced and unbalanced source    (a) 1 only (b) 2, 3 and 5 (c) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 5

In the measurement of power of balanced load by two wattmeter method in a 3-phase circuit, The readings of the wattmeters are 4 kW and 2 kW respectively, the later is being taken after reversing the connections of current coil. the power factor and reactive power of the load is A) 0.2 & 6 kVAR B) 0.2 & 6 √3 kVAR C) 0.32 & 2 kVAR D) 0.32 & 2 √3 kVAR

In the measurement of three phase power by two wattmeter method, if the two wattmeter readings are equal then power factor of the circuit is  (A) 0.8 lag (B) Unity (C) 0.8 lead (D) Zero

In the measurement of power by two wattmeter method, when the readings of the two wattmeters are equal, the power factor is (A) Zero (B) Leading (C) Lagging (D) Unity

In a 3-phase power measurement by two wattmeter method the reading of one of the wattmeter was zero. The power factor of the load must be?

While measuring power in a three phase load by two wattmeter method, the reading of two wattmeter are equal and opposite, when (a) load is balanced (b) power factor is unity (c) phase angle is between 60° to 90° (d) the load is purely inductive

In a 3-phase power measurement by two wattmeter method, both the watt meters had identical readings. The power factor of the load was?

State any two disadvantages of one wattmeter method of measurement of 3 phase power.

The power delivered to a three-phase load can be measured by the use of 2 wattmeter only when the A. Load is balanced B. 3 -phase load is connected to the source through 3 wires C. Load is unbalanced D. 3 -phase load is connected to the source through 4 wires

In two -wattmeter method of power measurement, if one wattmeter shows negative reading, then the power factor of the circuit is treated as (A) Unity (B) Lagging (C) Leading (D) Zero

Measurement of power by voltmeter and ammeter method in a circuit resulted in calculated maximum errors of ±1 % and ± 2 %, respectively. The likely error in calculated power is (A) ± 3 % (B) ± 0.022 % (C) ± 1.5 % (D) ± 0.22 %

Two wattmeter method can be used in a three phase system excited with balanced three phase supply  A) To measure real power and power factor in a balanced load B) To measure reactive power in a balanced load C) To measure real power in an unbalanced load D) All of the above

Two wattmeter method is employed to measure power in a 3 -phase balanced system with the current coil connected in the A and C lines. The phase sequence is ABC. If the wattmeter with its current coil in A -phase line reads zero, then the power factor of the 3 -phase load will be

The power consumed by a balanced 3-ph load is measured by two-wattmeter method. The meter readings are 8 kW and 4 kW. The power factor of the load is (A) zero (B) 0.5 (C) between zero and 0.5 (D) between 0.5 and unity

In a balanced 3 -phase 200 V circuit, the line current is 115.5 A. When the power is measured by two wattmeter method, one of the wattmeters reads 20 kW and the other one reads zero. What is the power factor of the load ?

If a dynamometer wattmeter is connected in an ac circuit, the power indicated by the wattmeter will be (a) volt-ampere product (b) average power (c) peak power (d) instantaneous power

List any two methods of reactive power measurement in 3 phase circuit.

The power delivered to a 3-phase load can be measured by the use of two wattmeters only when the  (a) load is unbalanced (b) load is balanced (c) three phase load is connected to the source through three wires (d) three phase load is connected to the source through four wires

Two wattmeters connected to measure the power input to a balanced three-phase circuit indicate 4.5 KW and 3 KW respectively. Find the power factor of the circuit. A. 0.7 B. 0.8 C. 0.95 D. 0

Consider the following statements  1) The compensating coil of a low power factor wattmeter compensates the effect of the impedance of the current coil ii) The compensating coil of a low power factor wattmeter compensates the effect of the impedance of the voltage coil circuit  A) (i) is true but (ii) is false B) (i) is false but (ii) is true C) Both (i) and (ii) are true D) Both (i) and (ii) are false

Describe with neat circuit diagram the method of measurement of power in a High voltage, high current a.c circuit.

The best method for measurement of temperatures of hot bodies radiating energy in the visible spectrum is (a) bolometer (b) optical pyrometer (c) thermocouple (d) thermopile

In a three-phase system, when the loads are perfectly balanced, the value of neutral current is equal to: A. Zero B. One-third of the maximum value C. Two -third of the maximum value D. The maximum value

Which of the following instruments can be used for measurement of very high value resistances such as insulation resistance in industries? A) Wheatstone bridge B) Megger C) Ohm-meter D) Resistive potentiometer

The power in a 3-phase load is measured by two watt meters. If one watt meter reads zero, then the load power factor is (A) Zero (B) 0.5 (C ) 0.866 (D) unity

What is the power factor when a single phase watt meter operating on 200 V and 5 A for 5 hours makes 2016 revolutions and the meter constant in revolution is 420? A) 0.04 B) 1.04 C) 0.96 D) None of these

The minimum number of wattmeter(s) required to measure 3-phase, 3-wire balanced or unbalanced power is  A) 1 B) 2 C) 3 D) 4

For a balanced three phase star connected load for which line voltage is 230V and per phase resistance and reactance is 6 Ohm and 8 Ohm respectively. Calculate: 1) phase voltage 2) line current 3) power factor 4) total power absorbed

Name two methods for measurement of low, medium and high resistance. Give one advantage and one limitation of V- I method.

Power (P) in a 3 phase circuit with two watt meters at unity power factor is (W1 & W2 = watt meter readings)

Two waves have frequency of 500 Hz. One is set at its maximum value whereas the other at zero. The phase angle between them will be

An electrodynamic wattmeter is not considered suitable for low power factor circuits because of (A) Inductance of voltage coil (B) Reactance of current coil (C) Power loss in voltage coil (D) Power loss in current coil

A capacitor used for power factor correction in single phase circuit decreases: (1) Power factor (2) Line current (3) Both line current and p.f. (4) The line current and increases p.f.

Two wattmeters are used to measure the power in a 3 -phase balanced system. What is the power factor of the load when one wattmeter reads twice the other ?  (a) 0 (b) 0.5 (c) 0.866 (d) 1

A three phase transmission line delivers a load of 5 MW at 0.8 power factor lagging. Resistance of each conductor is 0.5 ohm / km. Receiving end voltage is 33 kV. If the line loss is not to exceed 10%, determine the length of the line.  (A) 7 km (B) 27.9 km (C) 56.8 km (D) 13.9 km

A three-phase star -connected load is operating at a power factor angle ϕ  with ϕ being the angle between