Step Up Converter

Step Up Converter or Boost Converter: A Step Up Converter, or boost converter, produces a dc output voltage higher than its supply voltage. In the circuit shown in Fig. 17­-34(a),…

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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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Nature of Electric Supply

Nature of Electric Supply: The nature of electric supply available may be 3-phase ac, single-phase ac or dc. In case three-phase ac supply is available, polyphase induction motor, squirrel cage…

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High Frequency Power Supply Working Principle

High Frequency Power Supply Working Principle: The high frequency power supply for coreless induction furnace is usually obtained from ordinary supply system and its frequency is converted to higher value…

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Power Converters Interview Questions and Answers

Power Converters Interview Questions and Answers: 1. What is freewheeling diode? Ans. Freewheeling diode is a bypass or commutating diode. It is connected across motor terminals to allow for dissipation of…

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