Smoothing Circuits

Smoothing Circuits: The rectified a.c. consists of a series of undirectional half waves of current or voltage. It is generally desirable to smooth this output. The various filters used for…

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Half and Full Wave Rectifier Circuits

Half and Full Wave Rectifier Circuits: Half and Full Wave Rectifier Circuits for producing high d.c. voltages from a.c. sources may be (a) Half wave, (b) Full wave, or (c) Voltage…

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Basic Components of Static Relays Articles

Basic Components of Static Relays Articles: Field Effect Transistor in Static Relay : Field Effect Transistor in Static Relay is a unipolar device as compared to bipolar transistor already discussed.…

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Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles

Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles: This Power System Protection and Switchgear Articles which includes the following topics: Basic Ideas of Protection Relay Fault Meaning Zone Protection Essential Qualities of…

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Power Converters Articles

Power Converters Articles: What is a Power Converter? Solid-state power converter are employed for obtaining the appro­priate form of electrical energy such as direct current or adjustable-frequency alternating current (required…

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Three Phase Rectifiers

Three Phase Rectifiers: Three-Phase Half-Wave Rectifier : Figure 9.11 illustrates a circuit for a 3-phase half-wave rectifier. The three diodes are connected to the three phases of a 3-phase transformer…

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