# Alternator

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## Induction Generator or Asynchronous Generator: Construction & Working

Synchronous Generator or Induction Generator – Working, Types, Characteristics, Advantages and Applications Electricity is a form of energy that we use in almost every aspect of our life and we…

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## Difference Between Salient Pole and Cylindrical Pole Alternator

What is the Difference Between Salient Pole and Non-Salient Pole Alternator? What is Alternator? An alternator (or synchronous generator) is an electrical machine that is used to convert mechanical energy…

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## Losses in Alternator – Power Stages & Efficiency of Synchronous Generator

Losses in Synchronous Generator – Power Stages & Efficiency of Alternator An alternator (synchronous generator) and synchronous motor is the same machine except the different power flow stages and as…

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## Alternator or Synchronous Generator: Construction, Working, Types & Applications

Alternator or AC Generator: Construction, Working, Types and Applications Have you ever wondered, where does the electrical power come from in vehicles? The answer is “Alternator”. Yes, there is a…

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## Parallel Operation of DC Generators – Synchronization of Generators

Parallel Operation of DC Generators – Condition, Advantages and Load Sharing In a power system network, power is supplied by many generators that are connected in an interconnected network. Instead…

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## Hopkinson’s Test – Circuit Diagram, Working and Applications

What is Hopkinson’s Test? Its Circuit Diagram and Operation in Motor Generator Set & Coupling What is Hopkinson’s Test? A Hopkinson Test is used to identify the efficiency of two…

• Electrical Machines

## Losses in Electrical Machines – Formulas and Equations

Losses in Machines Equations and Formulas The following formulas and equations can be used to calculate and measure the different kinds of losses in an electrical machine such as eddy…

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## Synchronous Generator and Alternator Formulas & Equations

Alternator and Synchronous Generator Formulas & Equations The following synchronous generator & alternator formulas and equations can be used to design, simplify, and analyze the basic AC generators circuits to…

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## DC Generator Formulas and Equations

DC Series and Shunt Generator Formulas & Efficiency, Power & EMF Equations The following basic DC generator formulas and equations can be used to design, simplify, and analyze the basic…

• Comparisons

## Difference Between AC and DC Generator

Main Differences Between AC and DC Generator The electrical machine is a device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy & vice versa. The Generator is a type of machine…