# Various adjustments in an energy meter include

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Various adjustments in an energy meter include light load or friction, lag and creep, overload and voltage compensation.

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Light load adjustments for induction type energy meters are usually done at   (a) 10% of full load current (b) 5% of full load current (c) 50% of full load current (d) 1% of full load current

An induction type energy meter is found to run fast. Correction for this error can be made by  (A) Over-load compensation. (B) Voltage compensation. (C) Moving the brake magnet away from the centre of the disc. (D) Moving the brake magnet towards the centre of the disc.

In an induction type energy meter, the steady speed attained by the rotating disc is  1. Proportional to the deflecting torque. 2. Proportional to the resistance of the path of eddy currents. 3. Inversely proportional to the effective readings of disc from its axis. 4. Inversely proportional to the square of brake magnet flux.  Which of the above are correct ?

If an energy meter disc makes 10 revolutions in 100 seconds when a load of 450W is connected to it, the meter constant in revolutions per kWh is  A) 1000 B) 500 C) 1600 D) 800

An energy meter has a constant of 600 rev/kWh. If the meter makes 10 revolutions in 20 s, what is the load in kW?  (A) 0.75 kW (B) 1.5 kW (C) 3 kW (D) 6 kW

The constant of a given energy meter is 500 revolution/kWh. At the test 4.4 kW full load, meter completes 50 revolutions in 86 seconds. The percentage error of the meter is (a) –4.86% (b) 4.86% (c) 2.0% (d) 3.0%

Energy meter runs slowly even if power is not used. This error is called (a) Speed error (b) Phase error (c) Creeping error (d) None of these

The disc of domestic supply energy meter is made of which material ? (a) Zinc (b) Copper (c) Aluminium (d) Silver

A 200 V, 5 A d.c. energy meter is tested at its marked ratings. The resistance of the pressure circuit is 8000 Ω and that of current coil is 0.1 Ω. The power consumed when testing the meter with phantom loading with current circuit excited by a 6 V battery is (A) 2.5 W (B) 5 W (C) 32.5 W (D) 35 W

It is desired to convert a 0-1000A meter movement, with an internal resistance of 100 ohms, into a 0-100mA meter. The required value of shunt resistance is about

The magnitude of various voltage drops that occur in an alternator depends on?

State the function and shape of following parts used in induction type energy meter: i) Series magnet ii) Shunt magnet iii) Al disc iv) Brake magnet

State the meaning of creeping error in 1 phase energy meter.

List any four errors in induction type energy meter. Give method of compensation for each.

In a single phase induction energy meter, in order to obtain true value of energy, the shunt magnetic flux should lag behind the applied voltage by   (a) 90o (b) 0o (c) 45o (d) 60o

The disc of a single phase Induction-type energy meter makes 60 revolutions in 6 minutes. Meter Constant is 1200 rev/kWh. Power consumption in the load is (A) 1.2 kW (B) 1 kW (C) 600 W (D) 500 W

Damping torque used in energy meter is : - a) Electrostatic b) Electro magnetic c) Eddy Current d) None

The major cause for creeping in energy—meter is:  (1) Over compensation for friction (2) Vibrations (3) Stray magnetic fields (4) Excessive voltage across the potential coil

Copper shading is provided in energy meter to  (A) Bring flux exactly in quadrature with applied voltage (B) To increase speed of aluminium disc (C) To count the rotation (D) To balance the system from vibration

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

In a particular meter, the deflecting torque is directly proportional to the current flowing through it, the type of meter is (a) moving coil (b) moving iron (c) induction (d) electro-static

A d.c. ampere-hour meter is rated at 5A, 250 V. The declared constant is 5 A sec/revolution. The constant in revolution/kwh will be (a) 2880 (b) 2680 (c) 2480 (d) 2280

A reading of 120 is obtained when a standard inductor was connected in the circuit of a Q-meter and the variable capacitor is adjusted to a value of 300 pF. A lossless capacitor of unknown value Cx is then connected in parallel with the variable capacitor and the same reading was obtained when the variable capacitor is readjusted to a value of 200 pF. The value of Cx in pF is  A) 100 B) 200 C) 300 D) 500

The meter which does not have any component in it to provide control torque is (A) Electrodynamometer for current measurement (B) Electrodynamometer for voltage measurement (C) Electrodynamometer for power measurement. (D) Electrodynamometer for power factor measurement.

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

Explain the “mitigation of power theft” and “faulty meter replacement” for energy conservation techniques to reduce commercial losses.

Draw a block diagram of electronic energy meter. Write function of each block.

Draw a neat sketch of 1-ph induction type energy meter and write operating principle of it.

Draw and describe working of electronic energy meter.