Generator Construction and Process Control

Learning objectives

  • Identify the difference between induction and synchronous types of three-phase generators
  • Recall the construction of a three-phase, two pole DC generator
  • Recall how a sinusoidal waveform illustrates the number of amps produced over a given time
  • Recall the operation of a synchroscope
  • Identify the parameters to be controlled when placing the generator on the electrical grid

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe generator construction and explain some of the principles behind generator operation and process control.

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