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Spikes blocking and surge protection

Torla, Ahmad Lutfi and Khan, Sheroz and Abdul Muthalif, Asan Gani (2011) Spikes blocking and surge protection. In: Principle of Transducer Devices and Components. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 83-88. ISBN 978-967-418-172-7

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In order to ensure a constant voltage source, we employ line regulation, load regulation and ripple rejection. These are often small deviations in the input voltage. A spike or surge is a sudden large deviation in the circuit that usually only lasts for a very short period of time, for example lightning surges. This characteristic means that regulator circuits designed for line regulation and ripple rejection may not be able to handle the large load of a surge and may not be able to respond fast enough to make any meaningful difference [1]. Spikes are extremely damaging to a circuit since the voltage of a spike such as a lightning surge can be thousands of times the intended voltage of the circuit

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3930/21639
Uncontrolled Keywords: Spikes blocking,surge, voltage source
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics. Computer engineering. Computer hardware. Photoelectronic devices
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: dr Sheroz Khan
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2012 17:24
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2012 17:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/21639

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