Power Electronics

In this category, posts about power electronics component such as thyristor, Triac etc are available. In those posts, I will explain the working of those…

TRIAC and DIAC- working and applications

Triac is a power electronics component used in AC circuits for switching. It can handle high voltage and current. It is a triode for alternating current. Unlike SCR, it can work in both cycles of AC. They can control the phase angle of AC. This function makes triac to use AC dimmer circuit, motor control, …

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SCR

Silicon controlled rectifier function and application

Introduction to silicon controlled rectifier (SCR) You all must familiar with the diode. It is a device that allows current only in the forward direction. A silicon controlled rectifier or SCR in short is a device with a function to control its forward current also. It has one extra terminal to control the current. So, …

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