# Recent questions tagged scr

The SCR would be turned OFF by voltage reversal of applied anode-cathode ac supply frequency of A) 10 kHz B) 10 Hz C) 5 kHz D) 5 Hz

An inductor is connected in series with SCR to protect it from A) Excessive high voltage B) Excessive high dv/dt C) Excessive high di/dt D) Excessive large forward current

SCR is more utilized as compared to Triac because it is

The no-load speed of a single-phase SCR bridge converter fed separately excited dc motor operating at a firing delay angle, α and flux, Φ (A) directly proportional to α and Φ (B) inversely proportional to α and Φ (C) directly proportional to α and inversely proportional to Φ (D) directly proportional to Φ and inversely proportional to α

A 230 V, 50 Hz phase controlled single-phase full-controlled SCR bridge converter draws 15 A constant dc current. If the source inductance is 3 mH, the drop in dc output voltage is (A) 4.5 V (B) 6.75 V (C) 9 V (D) 13.5 V

In a 230 V, 50 Hz single-phase SCR bridge converter operating at a firing delay angle, α and with large R-L load, the input source current is (A) sinusoidal current (B) constant dc current (C) continuous rectangular pulses (D) alternating rectangular pulses

An SCR without any external connections is considered as (A) two diodes in series (B) three diodes in series (C) two n-p-n transistors in series (D) two p-n-p transistors in series

In a 3-phase converter circuit during commutation when one SCR in one phase is turned on to turn-off an SCR in another phase, results in (A) voltage notching (B) harmonic distortion (C) voltage sag (D) voltage swell

Why SCR is called as thyristor?

Is a SCR a thyristor?

How do you test an SCR?

Why is pulse train gating preferred over pulse gating? Explain with relevant circuit and waveforms, the pulse train gating of SCRs.