DC Power Supplies: A Technician's Guide

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Design any internal or external DC power supply. Sharpen your technical mastery of dc power supplies and keep your electronics career on the fast track with DC Power Supplies, by Joseph J. Carr. It's your complete, on-to-the-job guide to building virtually every kind of internal and external dc power supply - high-voltage, remote, portable and emergency. You'll hone your skills with build-it-yourself projects and work with real-world components and values to: Design and build flawless power supply architectures. ...
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Overview

Design any internal or external DC power supply. Sharpen your technical mastery of dc power supplies and keep your electronics career on the fast track with DC Power Supplies, by Joseph J. Carr. It's your complete, on-to-the-job guide to building virtually every kind of internal and external dc power supply - high-voltage, remote, portable and emergency. You'll hone your skills with build-it-yourself projects and work with real-world components and values to: Design and build flawless power supply architectures. Ensure electrical safety. Understand batteries - from voltaic cells to gel-cell units. Generatealternating current. Protect transistors and IC regulators. Master switching, monitoring, metering and control. Deploy and testmtransformers. Operate and select rectifiers. Apply ripple filter circuits. And much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070114951
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/1996
  • Pages: 326
  • Product dimensions: 7.36 (w) x 9.74 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Introduction to dc power supplies 1
2 Doing electronics 11
3 Electrical safety 27
4 Basic electrical concepts: a review 35
5 Batteries 63
6 The ac power mains system 93
7 Keeping it cool keeps it reliable 111
8 Transformers 121
9 Rectifiers: operation and selection 139
10 Ripple filter circuits 163
11 Switching, monitoring, metering, and control 179
12 Voltage regulator circuits 195
13 Power-supply projects (dc) 207
14 Power supply architecture and construction 239
15 Power supply protection 251
16 High-voltage dc power supplies 259
17 Remote, mobile, portable, and emergency dc power supplies 265
18 Switching and special-purpose power-supply circuits 275
19 Precision voltage and current sources 283
Index 317
About the author 326
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