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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Rectifiers Articles

Rectifiers Articles: What is Surge Current? – Definition and Workings: Before switching on of power supply, the filter capacitor is uncharged . At the instant the power supply is switched…

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Three pulse midpoint converter

Three pulse midpoint converter: These are basically three-phase converters, and are very popular because a 3-phase supply is readily available. 3-phase converters have a greater power capability than single phase…

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Phase Conversion in Transformer

Phase Conversion in Transformer: Three Phase to Two Phase Conversion Transformer (Scott-T transformer or Scott Connection): Phase conversion from three to two phase is needed in special cases, such as…

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Electronics Engineering Articles

Electronics Engineering Articles: This Electronics Engineering Articles which includes the following topics: Gate Turn Off Thyristor (GTO) – Symbol, Operations and Applications Types of Power Supply in Electronics What is…

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Drawbacks of Rectifier Fed DC Drives

Drawbacks of Rectifier Fed DC Drives: Drawbacks of Rectifier Fed DC Drives are as follows: 1. Distortion of Supply: Source current of a rectifier has harmonics. In a weak ac…

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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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