Governor & Overspeed Control (Set 1)
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Diesel engines driving alternators operating in parallel must maintain a set frequency regardless of load changes. The governor characteristic used to accomplish this is known as _____________.
2. Increasing the load on an engine equipped with a constant speed mechanical governor, will cause the engine speed to initially _______________.
3. How is the diesel engine operating RPM affected when a "ZERO DROOP" setting is selected on the governor?
4. If the main propulsion diesel engine governor works irregularly with a jerking motion, a possible cause can be _______.
5. On a diesel engine equipped with an isochronous governor, if the "speed droop" control is reduced to the "zero" setting, the engine _______________.
6. The required amount in the change of speed necessary before a governor will make a corrective movement is known as ____________.
7. Air bubbles in a hydraulic governor can cause ___________.
8. Which of the listed governor operating characteristics is considered to be isochronous?
9. Governor hunting is caused by _____________.
10. A continuous fluctuation of the speed, due to overcontrol by the governor, is known as ______________.