2nd October 2019

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What is the use of step down chopper?

If the switching device used is a thyristor, this circuit is called as a step-down chopper, as the output voltage is normally lower than the input voltage. • When chopper is ON, supply is connected across load.

What is Cycloconverter in power electronics?

A cycloconverter (CCV) or a cycloinverter converts a constant voltage, constant frequency AC waveform to another AC waveform of a lower frequency by synthesizing the output waveform from segments of the AC supply without an intermediate DC link (Dorf 1993, pp. 2241–2243 and Lander 1993, p. 181).

What is a chopper plane?

A helicopter is a type of rotorcraft in which lift and thrust are supplied by rotors. These attributes allow helicopters to be used in congested or isolated areas where fixed-wing aircraft and many forms of VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) aircraft cannot perform.
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