Vacuum Circuit Breaker

Vacuum Circuit Breaker: Although the advantages of interrupting the arc in a vacuum were recognized as early as the nineteenth century, this did not find wide application till a few…

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Recovery Voltage

Recovery Voltage: Recovery Voltage - While closing or opening the circuit breaker, the circuit constants play an important role. It was noticed in practice a circuit breaker that would operate…

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Silicon Unilateral Switch

Silicon Unilateral Switch: The Silicon Unilateral Switch (SUS), also known as a four layer diode and as a Schokley diode, can be treated as a low-current SCR without a gate…

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Power Factor Improvement Methods

Power Factor Improvement Methods: There are many drives which operate at a low power factor. Some of Power Factor Improvement Methods are: An induction motor direct on line. ac-dc diode…

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Operation of Synchronous Motor

Operation of Synchronous Motor: Operation of Synchronous Motor - For any speed other than synchronous speed, the relative speed between air gap flux wave and the rotor is not zero.…

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Overvoltage Protection Articles

Overvoltage Protection Articles: Lightning : An electric discharge between cloud and earth, between clouds or between the charge centres of the same cloud is known as lightning. Lightning is a…

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Rogowski Coil Integrator Design

Rogowski Coil Integrator Design: If a Rogowski Coil Integrator Design is placed surrounding a current carrying conductor, the voltage signal induced in the coil is vi(t) = M dI(t)/dt where…

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Multistage Impulse Generator Circuit

Multistage Impulse Generator Circuit: In the early discussion, the generator capacitance C1 is to be first charged and then discharged into the wave shaping circuits. A single capacitor C1 may…

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