dc chopper

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  1. natrium

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    please could anybody explain me how a dc chopper works and what are its applications
     
  2. mik3

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    Read this here:

    http://www.eee.strath.ac.uk/~bwwilliams/Book/Chapter 13.pdf

    Some of its applications i have in mind now are the switched mode power supplies (SMPS), speed control of DC motors and AC motors (inverters, they approximate a sine wave by using PWM) and class D power amplifiers.
     
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