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SCR Ratings and Specifications

SCR Specifications and Ratings: The main specifications of the SCR are its voltage rating and current rating. In this post, let us see various ratings of thyristor. Voltage Rating: Peak Invese Voltage (VPIV) The...

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How Crowbar Protection Circuit (Over Voltage Protection) Works?

Over Voltage Protection - How Crowbar Circuit Works?  The Crowbar protection circuit is a fail-safe protection circuit. It protects the load against overvoltages. It is placed across the power supply output terminals.  The crowbar circuit mechanism contains,...


Diode Power Loss Calculation

How to Calculate Power Dissipation of Diode? Introduction: Before proceeding further just remember the following points about the diode: When the diode is forward biased ( Anode is positive with respective to cathode), it...