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by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

Opto Couplers – Types & Applications

Opto-isolators or Opto-couplers, are made up of a light emitting device, and a light sensitive device, all wrapped up in one package, but with no electrical connection between the two, just a beam of light. The light emitter is nearly always...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

Bridge Rectifier – Basics & Application

Diode bridge rectifier Rectifier circuits are classified into two major groups i.e., single phase and three phases. In both cases they are again classified into three main categories those are uncontrolled, half controlled and fully controlled....

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

3 Different Types of Displays Available

Display devices are the output devices for presentation of information in text or image form. An output device is a thing that provides a way to show information to the outside world. For displaying the information in an appropriate manner...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)

Use of PWM as a switching technique Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a commonly used technique for generally controlling DC power to an electrical device, made practical by modern electronic power switches. However it also finds its place...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

IC 4017 – Pin Configuration & Application

An Introduction to IC4017 Most of us are more comfortable with 1, 2, 3, 4… rather than 001, 010, 011, 100. We mean to say that we will need a decimal coded output in many cases rather than a raw binary output. We have many counter ICs...

TRIAC
by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

TRIAC – Definition, Applications & Working

TRIAC (Triode for AC) is the semiconductor device widely used in power control and switching applications. It finds applications in switching, phase control, chopper designs, brilliance control in lamps, speed control in fans, motors etc....

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

LED Light Sources

3 Reasons why are LEDs being used as a source of light compared to HID lamps LEDs don’t have a filament to burn out or break; therefore, they last much longer than conventional bulbs. Given that a very small semiconductor chip runs an...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

Servo Motor – Working, Advantages & Disadvantages

Servo implies an error sensing feedback control which is utilized to correct the performance of a system. It also requires a generally sophisticated controller, often a dedicated module designed particularly for use with servomotors. Servo...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

RFID Tags & Applications

What is an RFID tag? The RFID tag is a micro chip with an antenna in a compact package. The Tag can be attached to the object to be tracked through Radio frequency. The Tag’s antenna picks up the signals from the RFID reader and then...

by Tarun Agarwal 5 years ago

Temperature Sensors – Types, Working & Operation

Temperature is the most often-measured environmental quantity. This might be expected since most physical, electronic, chemical, mechanical, and biological systems are affected by temperature. Certain chemical reactions, biological processes,...