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Engine electrical verbal
engine electrical verbal duh
-wire will break when subjected to vibration stranded or solid?
-what 2 things must be considered during selection of wire size?
Environment, length, voltage drop, type of load\
-what is used to protect the wire bundle from chaffing when passing through hole in a bulkhead or frame
-How are wires protected when they pass through an area oif high temperature?
Conduit fiberglass insulation
-what is the minimum separation between wires and fluid linbes that carry combustable fluid?
-what is the significance of the color of the solderless connectors that are used in aircraft electrical?
Size of the wire
-what is the purpose of the shielding that is used to encase somne electrical wires on aircraft?
-what is used as a rectifier to produce direct current in a DC generator?
Commutator and brushes
-what is meant by paralleling the generators in a twin engine aircraft?
You are adjusting the generators so that they share the load equally
-what is meant by flashing the field of a DC generator?
Restoring residual magnetism and the proper polarity
-what is used to maintain the constant frequency of alternating current that is produced by an AC alternator driven by an aircraft turbine engine?
Voltage, frequency, and amperage
-does a series wound dc motor have high or low starting torque?
Which aircraft electrical circuit does not normally contain a fuse of circuit breaker
when removing a battery from an aircraft which connection should be removed first
what is a starter generator
Serves as a starter and then after startup acts as a generator
when should aircraft wiring be installed in a conduit
Anywhere that the wire could be subject to damage (wheel wells, Cargo Area)
What causes initial excitation in a DC generator
what causes initial excitation in a DC alternator
If the points of a voltage regulator stuck closed what would be the result
Which wire can carry more current 16awg or 12awg
Whats the max spacing for wire clamps
how and where is the master switch wired in an electrical system
creates a ground path to the master solenoid