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19-06-2021 Power Systems

Q. What happens during the Ferranti effect?

A. Receiving end current becomes more than sending end current
B. Receiving end voltage becomes more than sending end voltage
C. Receiving end power becomes more than sending end power
D. Receiving end frequency becomes more than sending end frequency


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Commented on 2021-06-19 18:26:35 (IST)
Answer: B

Explanation: In a medium or long transmission line when open circuited or lightly loaded the receiving end voltage is found more than the standing in voltage. This phenomenon of rise in voltage at receiving end of open circuited or lightly loaded line is called Ferranti effect.