Designing and Manufacturing a Single-Phase Transformer and Analyzing Its Performance

Eyasir Arafat

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Md. Shihab Sharar Oyon

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Md. Habib A Hasan Kabbyo

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Khan Mohammad Khan

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

, Md. Shahriar Hasan Shuvo

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Arnab Sarker

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Md. Rokibul Haque

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Rakibul Islam

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

Muhibul Haque Bhuyan *

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University Bangladesh (AIUB), 408/1 Kuratoli, Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Aims: This work aims to design a single-phase transformer for analyzing its performance based on some requirements.

Study Design:  At first, requirements are set, then the design was completed using AutoCAD, after that the designed machine was simulated in MATLAB Simulink, manufactured in real-time in the laboratory, tested experimentally, and then the equivalent circuit parameters were computed from the experimental data.

Place and Duration of Study: The design, manufacturing, simulation, and performance testing were conducted in the electrical machine 1 laboratory of American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). It took around four months to complete the whole task.

Methodology: This work is a bit expensive and complicated process for students without any funds. So, a group was formed with eight students. The tasks were to design, simulate, implement, and test a single-phase transformer that would step down 220 V (ac) to 110 V (ac) having a 440 VA capacity, and core loss should not exceed 5 W.

Results: MATLAB Simulink was used to simulate the designed transformer to get the primary and secondary winding voltage and current wave shapes that were confirmed by the experimental results. Open and short circuit tests indicate that loss is only between 5 W and 8 W respectively. The total design cost is only BDTK1, 270.

Conclusion: The results satisfied the design and performance parameter requirements and the designed transformer worked very well. The design cost was also kept minimum.

Keywords: Design, implementation, single-phase transformer, performance test


How to Cite

Arafat, Eyasir, Md. Shihab Sharar Oyon, Md. Habib A Hasan Kabbyo, Khan Mohammad Khan, , Md. Shahriar Hasan Shuvo, Arnab Sarker, Md. Rokibul Haque, Rakibul Islam, and Muhibul Haque Bhuyan. 2022. “Designing and Manufacturing a Single-Phase Transformer and Analyzing Its Performance”. Journal of Energy Research and Reviews 12 (4):30-39. https://doi.org/10.9734/jenrr/2022/v12i4246.

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