SCR_Characteristics

Turning Off SCR (Commutation)

Methods of Turning OFF SCR: We have already discussed about various turn on methods of SCR. It is recommended to refresh about the SCR basics and VI characteristics before proceeding further... In this post let...

Bleeder_Resistor

Bleeder Resistor Basics

Role of Bleeder Resistors in Power Electronics Circuit: In high voltage DC power supply, capacitors are used to smooth out the fluctuations in the output side. In AC to DC rectifiers, the DC link capacitors...

VI_Characteristics

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...