AP Transco Assistant Engineer AE 2012 Selection Procedure:
i) The selection of candidates for appointment will be made 100% on written examination.
ii) Only those candidates who qualify in the written examination by being ranked high, community wise will be called for verification of Original Certificates in 1:1 ratio.
iii) The minimum qualifying marks in the written test for the above selection process shall be as follows: OC – 40% BC – 35% SC/ST – 30% or as per Rules
APTransco Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 2012 Written Test Pattern
The written examination for recruitment of APTRANSCO Assistant Engineer – Electrical will be held on 29.01.2012 at 10 AM to 12 Noon.
The AP Transco Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 2012 question paper consists of 100 multiple choice objective type questions to be answered on the OMR answer sheet using HB pencil in 2 hours. A few questions are given as a model below.
Note: Calculators are not allowed into the Examination Hall. Candidates have to bring their own pencils and erasers.
AP Transco Assistant Engineer (Electrical) Model Question Paper & Answers 2012
Syllabus for Written Test of AP Transco Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 2011-12
Electric Circuits: Network graph, KCL, KVL, node and mesh analysis, star/ delta transformation; electromagnetic induction; mutual induction; ac fundamentals; harmonics, transient response of dc and ac networks; sinusoidal steady-state analysis, resonance, ideal current and voltage sources, Thevenin’s, Norton’s, Superposition and Maximum Power Transfer theorems, two-port networks, three phase circuits, power measurement .
Electrical Machines: Single phase transformer – equivalent circuit, phasor diagram, tests, regulation and efficiency; three phase transformers – connections, parallel operation; auto-transformer; DC machines – types, windings, generator/ motor characteristics, armature reaction and commutation, starting and speed control of motors; three phase induction motors – principles, types, performance characteristics, starting and speed control; single phase induction motors; synchronous machines – performance, regulation and parallel operation of generators, motor starting, characteristics and applications .
Power Systems: Basic power generation concepts; transmission line models and performance; underground cable, string insulators; corona; distribution systems; per-unit quantities; bus impedance and admittance matrices; load flow; voltage control; power factor correction; economic operation; symmetrical components; fault analysis; principles of over-current, differential and distance protection; protection of alternator, transformer, transmission lines neutral earthing, solid state relays and digital protection; circuit breakers; system stability concepts, swing curves and equal area criterion
Utilization & Control Systems: Principles of feedback; transfer function; block diagrams; steady-state errors; Routh and Nyquist techniques; Bode plots; root loci; lag, lead and lead-lag compensation; Heating – resistance, induction, dielectric; Welding – spot, seam and butt; Electric traction – speed-time curves, tractive effort;
Measurements: Bridges and potentiometers; PMMC, moving iron, dynamometer and induction type instruments; measurement of voltage, current, power, energy and power factor; digital voltmeters and multi-meters; phase, time and frequency measurement; Q-meters; oscilloscopes;
Analog and Digital Electronics: Characteristics of diodes, BJT, FET; amplifiers – biasing, equivalent circuit and frequency response; oscillators and feedback amplifiers; Combinational and sequential logic circuits; multiplexer; Schmitt trigger; A/D and D/A converters; 8-bit microprocessor basics, architecture, programming and interfacing.
Power Electronics and Drives: Semiconductor power diodes, transistors, thyristors, triacs, GTOs, MOSFETs and IGBTs – static characteristics and principles of operation; triggering circuits; phase control rectifiers; bridge converters – fully controlled and half controlled; principles of choppers and inverters; basic concepts of adjustable speed dc and ac drives.