Category: SCR Tutorials

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SCR Parallel Operation

SCR Parallel Operation Tutorial Introduction:                         The SCRs are connected in a parallel manner to meet the high current demand. In this post...

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Thyristor Switching Characteristics

SCR Switching Characteristics or Dynamic Characteristics: The switching characteristics are important particularly at high-frequency, to define the device velocity in changing from conduction state to blocking state and vice versa. Losses occurring in the...

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Thyristor Protection

Thyristor Protection:- For  reliable operation of SCR, it should be operated within the specific ratings. SCRs are very delicate devices and so they must be protected against abnormal operating conditions. Various protection of SCR are...

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Turning Off SCR (Commutation)

Methods of Turning OFF SCR: It is recommended to know about SCR-Basics, Structure, Characteristics before proceeding further. To tum on a thyristor, a low voltage, short duration pulse is applied to the gate (typically 4V,...

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SCR Triggering (Turn-on) Methods

Triggering (Turn on) Methods of Thyristor: Triggering:- The turning on Process of the SCR is known as Triggering. In other words, turning the SCR from Forward-Blocking state to Forward-Conduction state is known as Triggering.The...