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SSC JE Electrical 2018 with solution SET-2
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What is the value of current (in A) for the given junction?

According to Kirchhoff’s Current Law: At any point in an electrical circuit, the sum of currents flowing towards that point is equal to the sum of currents flowing away from that point.

From the above Diagram

Current Flowing towards the Point: I2, I6, I4

Current Flowing Away from the Point: I1, I3, I5

Hence I2 + I6 + I4 = I1 + I3+ I5

Putting the value of the current

2A + 7A + I4 = 4A + 3A + 8A

I4 = 15A − 9A = 6A

I4 = 6A

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SSC JE Electrical 2018 with solution SET-2
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Which of the following law is based on the conservation of energy?

Kirchhoff’s Voltage Law (KVL,) or Kirchhoff’s Loop Rule. This law is based on the conservation of energy and may be stated as under:

In any closed electrical circuit or loop, the algebraic sum of all the electromotive force (e.m.f s) and voltage drops in resistors is equal to zero, i.e., in any closed circuit or loop.

The algebraic sum of e.m.f s + Algebraic sum of voltage drops = 0

The validity of Kirchhoff’s voltage law can be easily established by referring to the loop ABCDA shown in Fig.

If we start from any point (say point A) in this closed circuit and go back to this point (i.e., point A) after going around the circuit, then there is no increase or decrease in potential. This means that algebraic sum of the e.m.f.s of all the sources (here only one e.m.f. source is considered) met on the way plus the algebraic sum of the voltage drops in the resistances must be zero. Kirchhoff’s voltage law is based on the law of conservation of energy, i.e., the net change in the energy of a charge alter completing the closed path is zero.

V1 + V2 − V = 0

or

Kirchhoff’s voltage law is also called as loop rule.

SSC JE Electrical 2018 with solution SET-2
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Two wires of the same resistivity have equal length. The cross-sectional area of first wire is two times to the area of the other. What will be the resistance (in ohms) of the wire that has a large cross-sectional area, if the resistance of the other wire is 20 Ohms?

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What will be the resistance (in ohms) of a lamp rated at 220 V, 200 W?

The power can be defined as

P = V2 ⁄ R

Given

P = 200 W

V = 220 V

200 = 2202 ⁄ R

R = 242 Ω

SSC JE Electrical 2018 with solution SET-2
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What will be the value of Thevenin’s voltage (in V). The Thevenin’s resistance (in Ω) and the load current (in A) respectively, across the load resistor in the given electrical circuit?

As per Thevenin theorem, when resistance RL is connected across terminals A and B, the network behaves as a source of voltage ETh and internal resistance RT and this is called Thevenin equivalent circuit.

Thevenin Voltage

The Thevenin voltage used in Thevenin’s Theorem is an ideal voltage source equal to the open circuit voltage at the terminals.

In the given question, the resistance 10Ω does not affect this voltage and the resistances 30Ω and 20Ω form a voltage divider, giving

\begin{array}{l}{E_{Th}} = 100 \times \dfrac{30}{{30 + 20}}\\\\{E_{TH}} = 60V\end{array}

Thevenin’s resistance can be found by replacing 100 V source with a short-circuit.

Thevenin equivalent resistance for the given network is

R = (R1 || R2) + R3

Rth = (20 || 30) + 10 = (20 x 30) ⁄ (20 + 30) + 10 = 22Ω

Rth = 22Ω

The Load current Is calculated as

IL = ETH ⁄ (RTH + RL)

= 60 ⁄ (22 + 5) = 2.22 A

Hence the value of Thevenin voltage, Thevenin Resistance, and Load current is (60 V, 22Ω, 2.22A) respectively.

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Which of the following statement is CORRECT?

Although the Thevenin’s theorem and Norton’s theorem can be used to solve a given network, yet the circuit approach differs in the following respects:

A Norton’s theorem is converse (opposite) of Thevenin’s theorem in the respect that Norton equivalent circuit uses a current generator instead of the voltage generator and the resistance RN (which is the same as RTH) in parallel with the generator instead of being in series with it.

Thevenin’s theorem is a voltage form of an equivalent circuit whereas Norton’s theorem is a current form of an equivalent circuit.

To Convert Thevenin equivalent circuit into Norton’s equivalent circuit the following step is involved

RN = RTH

IN = ETH ⁄ RTH