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At What Condition Synchronous Motor Act As Synchronous Condenser

Discussion in 'Electrical | Electronics | Communications' started by naman2511, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. naman2511

    naman2511 Apprentice

    Engineering Discipline:
    Electrical & Electronics
    At What Condition Synchronous Motor Act As Synchronous Condenser??
     
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  3. d_vipul

    d_vipul Certified CEan

    Engineering Discipline:
    Electrical
    if a synchronous motor is overexcited then it acts as a synchronous condensor.
    it is called so because it works like a capacitor viz., giving reactive power back to the circuit when excited.

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  4. naman2511

    naman2511 Apprentice

    Engineering Discipline:
    Electrical & Electronics
    synchronous generator can also be act as overexcited...then we only talk about syn motor??..similar can also be happen if generator is underexcited...so can syn also be act as syn condenser??...
     

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