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If the mechanical load increases, the rotor stops a bit (since it’s harder for the rotor to rotate a heavier load), which decreases the counter-EMF. This reduction in the counter-EMF thus increases the current in the coil, and so the power needed from the external voltage source.

## Why does current increase when load increases?

The electrical loads are normally connected in parallel, whenever the load(impedance) is increased means the additional load (or you can say impedance) is connected in parallel to the existing load. **The parallel combination always reduces the equivelent impedance**. Hence the current is increases.

## What happens when motor load increases?

Assuming it is not being controlled at a constant speed, then really the same thing happens in all three cases. As the load is increased, **the motor will slow down, and the torque will increase**. Current into the motor will also increase. If the load is increased above the maximum, the motor may overheat after a while.

## Why do motors draw more current under load?

As more mechanical load is applied, the motor slows, **the back emf decreases**, and more current is drawn. If sufficient mechanical load is applied, the motor stalls/stops rotating, and therefore there is no back EMF at all, and the current is limited by the supply or by the resistance of the windings.

## Does higher voltage mean more current?

In a linear circuit of fixed resistance, if we increase the voltage, the current goes up, and similarly, if we decrease the voltage, the current goes down. This means that **if the voltage is high the current is high**, and if the voltage is low the current is low.

## What causes current to increase?

The current is directly proportional to the voltage and inversely proportional to the resistance. This means that **increasing the voltage will** cause the current to increase, while increasing the resistance will cause the current to decrease.

## Will increase in load the speed of synchronous motor?

Thus, if the load on a synchronous motor is increased the following points are considered which are given below. **The motor continues to run** at synchronous speed. The torque angle δ increases. The excitation voltage E_{f} remains constant.

## Why does voltage decrease when current increases?

In case of transformer, when voltage increases then current decrease **because power remains constant i.e. both side power is P = VI** (neglecting the power factor: Cos θ).

## Why do amps go up when voltage goes down?

Ohm’s Law says: The current in a circuit is directly proportional to the applied voltage and **inversely proportional to the amount of resistance**. This means that if the voltage goes up, the current flow will go up, and vice versa. Also, as the resistance goes up, the current goes down, and vice versa.

## Why is DC motor current so high?

Answer: The **starting current is high as there is no back EMF** or counter EMF present in the armature circuit because atstarting counter EMF is zero. … It’s armature has very less resistance due to this it need more current at starting time. Hence DC starters are used to limit the starting current ofmotor.

## How many amps is a 1 hp motor?

AMP DRAW BASED ON HORSEPOWER

HP | 1 Phase Amps | |
---|---|---|

115 volt | 230 volt | |

1/2 | 9.8 |
4.9 |

3/4 | 13.8 | 6.9 |

1 | 16 | 8 |

## How does current affect motor speed?

The current through the motor **times the resistance of the motor** creates a small voltage that must be subtracted from the applied voltage. As the load and current increase, this IR drop also increases causing the motor to lose a little speed.

## Does torque increase current?

In addition, **motor current increases in proportion to load torque**, reaching its maximum value when the rotational speed becomes zero as well.