Regenerative Braking

Regenerative Braking: Sometimes the energy of the load may have to be fed to the supply system. A Chopper in this mode is called regenerative. The chopper working as a…

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Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors

Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors: Electrical Braking of Polyphase Induction Motors which consists of different types, namely, Plugging (or Counter-Current Braking) Dynamic (or Rheostatic) Braking Regenerative Braking 1. Plugging…

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Braking System in Train

Braking System in Train: Braking System in Train has number of advantages over mechanical braking. It reduces wear and tear on rails and wheels, substantially increasing their life. It is…

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Dynamic Braking of Induction Motor

Dynamic Braking of Induction Motor(or Rheostatic Braking): (a) AC Dynamic Braking - AC Dynamic Braking of Induction Motor is obtained when the motor is run on a single phase supply…

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Braking of Induction Motor Drive

Braking of Induction Motor Drive: Following methods are employed for Braking of Induction Motor Drive: Regenerative braking Plugging or reverse voltage braking Dynamic (or rheostatic) braking further categorised as: ac…

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DC Motor Braking Methods

DC Motor Braking Methods: The need for electric braking was explained earlier, the motor works as a generator developing a negative torque which opposes the motion. Three types of DC Motor…

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