Trying to interpret these graphs correctly.
So for a given IC current and a known base current, I can tell what the VCE sat should be.
So does this mean
Choice A: that if my VCE is less then this found number I am in saturation
or
Choice B: That if my VCE is greater then this found number I am in saturation.
I am thinking it should be choice A right?
I would need to have a VCE smaller then the graph shows to be in full saturation?
Also, what voltage might I be missing to calculate VCE if you ground your emitter?
Obviously your emitter is at zero volts and theoretically your VC is also zero
We know its not really, there is some small voltage at VC. This assumes a current limiting resistor on the collector
So assuming when the BJT is saturated and the emitter is grounded of VCE is very very close to zero correct?
Thanks!
So for a given IC current and a known base current, I can tell what the VCE sat should be.
So does this mean
Choice A: that if my VCE is less then this found number I am in saturation
or
Choice B: That if my VCE is greater then this found number I am in saturation.
I am thinking it should be choice A right?
I would need to have a VCE smaller then the graph shows to be in full saturation?
Also, what voltage might I be missing to calculate VCE if you ground your emitter?
Obviously your emitter is at zero volts and theoretically your VC is also zero
We know its not really, there is some small voltage at VC. This assumes a current limiting resistor on the collector
So assuming when the BJT is saturated and the emitter is grounded of VCE is very very close to zero correct?
Thanks!
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