01․ In a DC series motor, if the armature current is reduced by 50 %, the torque of the motor will be equal to

In case of DC series motor φ ∝ I

_{a}and T ∝ I_{a}^{2}.02․ If the field circuit of a DC shunt motor is opened

If the field circuit is opened, the flux will drop to practically zero and therefore, the speed would to increase to an extremely high value. The centrifugal force developed at the high speed may cause the commutator segments to buckle, resulting in damage to the motor.

03․ In case of DC shunt motor if load is reduced

In case of DC shunt motor, flux is considered to be constant. If load is reduced then the speed of motor will remain constant.

04․ A DC series motor is that which

In series motor, the field coils, consisting of few turns of thick wire are connected in series with the armature. The cross-sectional area of the wire used for field coils has to be fairly large to carry the armature current, nut owing to the higher current, the number of turns of wire in them need not be large.

05․ The type of DC motor used for shears and punches is

Cummulative compound DC motor develop high starting torque and only fairly constant speed has pulsating load and only flywheel action. So this motor is best suited for shears and punches.

06․ For small value armature current I

_{a}the torque developed by a DC series motor is proportional toFor small value of armature current armature core does not saturated. So upto saturation point flux is proportional to field current and hence to armature because field current is equal to armature current. Therefore small of armature current, torque is proportional square of the armature current.

07․ For higher values of armature, the speed of a DC series motor is

For higher value of armature current, magnetic saturation occured. SO flux tends to become constant hence back emf will be constant here back emf will be constant. Since speed in a motor is directly proportional to back emf and inversely proportional to flux. Hence for higher value of armature current, speed is contant.

08․ A DC series motor is running at rated speed without any additional resistance in series. If an additional resistance is placedin series, the speed of motor

If an additional resistance is kept in series, then the current and hence the flux are affected by the increase of armature circuit resistance. The voltage drop in additional resistance reduces the voltage applied to the armature and therefore speed is reduced.

09․ A DC series motor must started on no load because it would

On no load the series motor would attain tremendoushly high speed and the motor may get damaged due to heavy centrifugal force set up in rotating part.

10․ DC series motor is best suited for electric traction as

Because of DC series motor developes large starting torque and slow down with the increase in load and so gets automatically relieved from heavy excessive load.

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