Power Electronics A to Z Blog

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Difference between Electrical Drives: AC and DC Drives

Introduction: This post explains the difference between AC and DC Drives. It is highly recommended to read the Electrical Drives: Introduction, Advantages, Classification Post before proceeding further. A Drive is a combination of various...

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Light Activated SCR (LASCR) Tutorial

Light Activated SCR: Understanding Basics and  Operation: Photothyristors have the same basic structure as conventional thyristors and function in similar modes, except that they are triggered by light instead of gate current. The advantage of...

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Comparison of MOSFET with BJT

MOSFET vs BJT: When we are studying about Power semiconductor devices, we will start from Diode then Bipolar Junction Transistor and then MOSFET and so on... It is good to know that what are...

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Electrical Drives: Introduction, classification

Electrical Drives: What is meant by Electrical Drives? Systems employed for motion control are called as Drives. It may employ any of the prime movers (Diesel engines, steam turbines and electric motors) for supplying...

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Permanent Magnet DC Motor [PMDC Motor] Tutorial

Permanent Magnet DC Motor [PMDC Motor] A permanent magnet DC motor is similar to an ordinary DC Shunt motor except that it's field is provided by permanent magnets instead of salient pole wound field...