Types of capacitors

Types of Capacitors

The Power electronics system uses different types of capacitors for power conditioning and signals conditioning applications. Therefore, in some applications, the capacitors required to handle a large amount of power….

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Open circuit test of transformer

Open circuit test of Transformer

There are four tests in the transformer. Polarity test Open circuit test Short circuit test Sumpner’s test or back to back test In this article, we will explain the open…

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Gate Turn-Off Thyristor

Gate Turn-Off Thyristor

The Gate Turn-Off Thyristor is also a device from the Thyristor family. The ordinary thyristor is not a fully controlled switch. It can be turned ON by gate but cannot…

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Corona Loss

Corona Loss in Transmission Line

What is corona? There are two types of transmission lines, overhead lines, and underground lines. We all know that; the overhead lines operate at high voltage to reduce the transmission…

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Comparison of the various Power Plants

Comparison of Power Plants

The use of electrical energy is increasing day by day. Therefore, we need to generate electricity to meet demand. There are several sources available to generate electrical energy. Out of…

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Light Emitting Diode (LED): How it works?

Light Emitting Diode (LED): How it works?

As the name suggests, it is a diode that emits light is known as the Light Emitting Diode. It abbreviates as LED for general purposes. It releases energy in the…

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Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR): Structure, Symbol, and Working

Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR): Structure, Symbol, and Working

The semiconductor diode was an antecedent to thyristors. The modern power electronics truly started after the emergence of the thyristors. The concept of the thyristor introduced in 1956 by J.L….

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Ideal Transformer: properties and phasor diagram

An ideal transformer is an imaginary transformer. The proprieties of the practical transformers are different than the ideal transformers. The operation of the practical transformer is close to the ideal…

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Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Power Plant: Working, Components, and Site selection

A nuclear power plant converts atomic energy into electrical energy. The atomic energy stored in radioactive fuel like Uranium, and Thorium. In a nuclear power plant, atomic energy transferred into…

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Energy Meter

Energy meters: working and classification

What is Energy meter? The energy meter is nothing but a device or instrument which used to measure the amount of electrical energy consumed by the consumer or the load….

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