# Download GTU B.Tech 2020 Summer 6th Sem 2161708 Power Electronics Question Paper

Download GTU (Gujarat Technological University Ahmedabad) B.Tech/BE (Bachelor of Technology/ Bachelor of Engineering) 2020 Summer 6th Sem 2161708 Power Electronics Previous Question Paper

Seat No.: ________
Enrolment No.___________
GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY
BE - SEMESTER? VI EXAMINATION ? SUMMER 2020
Subject Code: 2161708 Date:28/10/2020
Subject Name: POWER ELECTRONICS
Time: 10:30 AM TO 01:00 PM Total Marks: 70
Instructions:
1. Attempt all questions.

2. Make suitable assumptions wherever necessary.

3. Figures to the right indicate full marks.

MARKS
Q.1 (a) What are the requirements for good base drive of transistor?
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(b) Explain operation of base drive circuit which is useful when
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capability of base voltage Vb is low.

(c) In a full-wave rectifier, load resistance is 3k. The input
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voltage is 240sin250t. Calculate the maximum value of the
current, average current, dc power output and ripple factor.

Q.2 (a) Define reverse recovery time of diode.
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(b) Explain dynamic characteristics of power MOSFET.
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(c) With waveforms explain single-phase half-wave controlled
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rectifier.

OR

(c) Explain 3-? half-wave rectifier (Resistive Load) with
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relevant waveforms.
Q.3 (a) What do you mean by Duty Cycle of Chopper?
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(b) Explain dynamic characteristics of power BJT.
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(c) Draw symbols and static characteristics of SCR. In which
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ways it can be fired?

OR

Q.3 (a) What is meaning of hold time of filter- rectifier?
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(b) What is freewheeling diode? Explain with an example.
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(c) Explain operation of step-down converter with waveforms of
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the various signals of circuit.
Q.4 (a) What are the benefits of isolation between the input and
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output circuit?

(b) What are the gate drive requirements for a MOSFET?
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(c) Explain Type E Chopper
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OR

Q.4 (a) Define Holding current of SCR.
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(b) How to calculate power dissipation in BJT?
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(c) If Chopper is having a supply voltage of 100V DC and
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operating at a frequency of 5KHz with a pulse width of 65?s.
voltage.
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Q.5 (a) Define Latching current of TRIAC.
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(b) Explain two-level chopper using single pole double throw
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switch.

(c) Explain the operation of the forward converter with
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waveforms.

OR
Q.5 (a) Draw and explain Anti saturation circuit for transistor.
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(b) Write a short note on Boost Converter.
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(c) Differentiate between self-driven and driven inverter.
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