# Ppt on diode circuits problems

##### 3.1 Ideal Diodes Forward bias (on) Reverse bias (off)

.33mA, on Voltage across D1 10V - 10K(1.33mA) = -3.33V, off Matches assumption; done. I-V characteristics of an ideal diode Solving ideal diode problems (determining if the diode is on or off) Assume diodes are on or off. Perform circuit analysis, find I & V of each diode. Compare I & V of each diode with assumption. Repeat until assumption is true. Prob. 3.10(b) Is the/

##### Special-Purpose Diodes. Objective of Lecture What is Diode element ? Ideal Vs Practical Diodes Special Diodes Application of Diodes.

circuits as the adjustable component for resonance frequency selection. Varactor Bias adjust Resonant Band-pass Filter w/ Varactor Diode Series Resonant Tank Parallel Resonant Tank Varactor Varactor Bias V BIAS = 2.9V to 29V C Varactor = 17pF to 55pF Resonant Frequency Range: f r = 679kHz to 1.22MHz. 31.6V V R = 2.85 to 28.7V See Related Problem/the amount of light that strikes it. It is placed in the circuit in reverse bias. As with most diodes, no current flows when in reverse bias, but when light strikes /

##### Chapter 3 Components & Units 8/25/201511 July 2010-30 June 2014 Technician Diodes, Transistors and Integrated Circuits Resistors, capacitors and inductors.

call these materials “semiconductors”. Chapter 3 Components & Units 8/25/201521 July 2010-30 June 2014 Technician Diodes, Transistors and Integrated Circuits Some semiconductors, such as silicon, add small amounts of certain impurities. This is called “doping” and it/June 2014 Technician Use properly sized fuses and circuit breakers. Never replace a fuse or circuit breaker with one of a larger current rating. Fix the problem instead of trying to work around the problem. Chapter 3 Components & Units 8/25//

##### Gary Plimer 2013 Electrical Circuits / Electronics Electricity is one of the most important forms of energy available to man. It affects everyone’s lives.

to verify your answers to (c). Gary Plimer 2013 Pupil Problems For the circuit shown below calculate: a)The total resistance of the circuit b) The circuit current. Gary Plimer 2013 Pupil Problems A circuit has three resistors in series. Their values are 15 R, 24/ damage to components, especially transistors. The transistors and other sensitive components can be protected by the inclusion of a diode that provides a path for the current caused by the reverse voltage to escape. Gary Plimer 2013 DPDT Relay As/

##### Diodes 1. Basic diode concept. 2. Load-line analysis of diode circuit. 3. Zener-diode voltage regulator circuit. 4. Ideal-diode model. 5. Applications.

V T = 0.026V. find the value of the saturation current I s. LOAD-LINE ANASYSIS OF DIODE CIRCUITS LOAD-LINE ANALYSIS OF DIODE CIRCUITS By applying KVL, we get But two unknowns, we need one more equation relating i D and v D to solve the problem. Example 10.1 If the circuit of Figure 10.5 has V ss = 2V, R = 1k , and a/

##### Parallel LC Resonant Circuit Consider the following parallel LC circuit: –Treating as a voltage divider, we have: –Calculate the (complex) impedance Z.

 V out  +0.6 V –This is just another example of a diode clamp circuit –Useful as an input protection circuit for a high-gain amplifier (otherwise amplifier may “saturate”) (The Art of Electronics, Horowitz and Hill, 2 nd Ed.) (Lab 3–7) Example Problem: Chap. 1 AE 7 Sketch the output for the circuit shown at right. (Solution details will be discussed in class.)

##### Microelectronic Circuit Design McGraw-Hill Chapter 3 Solid-State Diodes and Diode Circuits Microelectronic Circuit Design Richard C. Jaeger Travis N. Blalock.

factor is typically close to 1, but approaches 2 for devices with high current densities. It is assumed to be 1 in this text. Diode Equation Microelectronic Circuit Design McGraw-Hill Diode Voltage and Current Calculations (Example) Problem: Find diode voltage for diode with given specifications Given data: I S = 0.1 fA, I D = 300  A Assumptions: Room-temperature dc operation with V T = 0/

##### 1.0 LINEAR DC POWER SUPPLY 1.1.1 The importance of DC Power Supply Circuit For electronic circuits made up of transistors and/or ICs, this power source.

the power that supplied to our home is AC. To get DC voltage, we use the rectifier circuit. Rectifier is the circuit that used 1/more than 1 diode to convert the AC volt to the pulsating voltage. There are 3 types of rectifier: 1) Half/is sufficient and the power loss in the resistor is not excessive. Types of filter-CONTD 4)  filter   filter acts to overcome the problems generated by the RC filter.  Resistor in the RC filter is replaced with the inductor (L).  The filtering action of each component:  /

##### CSE251 Lecture3 Semiconductor Diodes. 2 I-V Characteristics of a Real Diode - I D is the total diode current - I s reverse saturation current - V D applied.

(1), we get, Applying KVL: + V R - Let’s consider the very simple diode circuit: Diode Equation: (1) (2) There is no simple analytical solution for this equation. So how do we solve such a circuit problem? 6 DC Analysis of Diode Circuits The I-V characteristics following (2) for the forward biased diode: (2) 1. Graphical Analysis Rearranging the terms in (1): This is an equation of/

##### Diagnosis and Repair of Electronic Circuits

; reversing the test leads should indicate an open circuit in a properly functioning diode. If both readings indicate an open circuit condition, the diode is open. If both readings indicate continuity, the diode is shorted. Measuring Current (1 of 3) Current/ used by truck OEMs to troubleshoot malfunctions. The “root” of the tree is the problem. The “branches” are the various different paths that circuit testing will route the diagnostic technician. These tests are sometimes referred to as “leaves.”/

##### Diode Fundamentals Chapter 2 Dr.Debashis De Associate Professor

and took more time to start conducting because of the thermo-ionic emission. The semiconductor diodes and the allied junction devices solved all these problems. FORMATION OF THE p–n JUNCTION When donor impurities are introduced into one side /or infrared regions. Advantages of LEDs Low operating voltage, current and power consumption make LEDs compatible with electronic drive circuits. LEDs exhibit high resistance to mechanical shock and vibration and allow them to be used in severe environment conditions./

##### ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS EE451 H. Chan; Mohawk College.

ve output). H. Chan; Mohawk College Basic LM317 Variable Regulator Circuits Circuit with capacitors to improve performance Circuit with protective diodes H. Chan; Mohawk College Notes on Basic LM317 Circuits The function of C1 and C2 is similar to those used in/input voltage considerable weight and size reductions, especially at high output power Disadvantages: More complex circuitry Potential EMI problems unless good shielding, low-loss ferrite cores and chokes are used H. Chan; Mohawk College General Notes/

##### Special-Purpose Diodes

29V CVaractor = 17pF to 55pF Resonant Frequency Range: fr = 679kHz to 1.22MHz. Varactor Bias See Related Problem pg.130 Optical Diodes The light-emitting diode (LED) emits photons as visible light. Its purpose is for indication and other intelligible displays. Various impurities are/it’s current in response to the amount of light that strikes it. It is placed in the circuit in reverse bias. As with most diodes, no current flows when in reverse bias, but when light strikes the exposed junction through a tiny/

##### StopwatchStopwatch Graph HomeGraphHome Circuits Lesson 01:Charge Lesson 01:Charge Lesson 02: Circuit Diagrams Lesson 02: Circuit Diagrams Lesson 03: Series.

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##### ECE 3336 Introduction to Circuits & Electronics Dr. Dave Shattuck Associate Professor, ECE Dept. Lecture Set #17 Diodes 713 743-4422 W326-D3.

@uh.edu 713 743-4422 W326-D3 Overview of this Part Diodes In this part, we will cover the following topics: Semiconductor Physics Overview Diode Models The Guess-and-Test Method Useful Diode Circuits Diodes Diodes are like one- way valves for current. They only conduct in/ Diode Models We show here a plot of i D as function of v D for a diode. Note the reference polarities are shown in the diagram. Diode Models There are 3 different ways that we could solve diode problems. 1.Use actual data for the diode, /

##### Simulation Objective –Given a circuit, to find out whether it behaves in the desired manner or not How accurate do we want to be? –Device-level simulation.

of nonlinear equations Solution by iteration –Find linear approximation around a guess solution –Solve resulting system of linear eqs. –Iterate until convergence Example: –Diode equation: I = f(V) = I o (e V/Vt – 1) –Assume a k th iteration guess (I k, V / hold around the loop –(There are some ways of getting around this) This, plus stability problems, imply that FE is not used in circuit simulation Also: possible numerical problems if C is very small In general: avoid the use of any explicit formula +V1-+V1/

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, a UPS failure or an internal problem in the EE facility itself. Why Energy Extraction in the LHC (contd.)?  For the LHC 600 A corrector magnet circuits: No quench heaters nor by-pass diodes are installed for the corrector magnets, /Two different types of switches can be used for energy extraction: Semiconductor based (Thyristor or GTO -with anti-parallel diodes) Electro-mechanical DC circuit breakers  CERN has almost 10 years of experience with both types of switches and combinations for the purpose of /

##### Chapter 10 Diodes. 1. Understand diode operation and select diodes for various applications. 2. Analyze nonlinear circuits using the graphical load-line.

At a temperature of 300 K, we have Zener Diodes Diodes that are intended to operate in the breakdown region are called Zener diodes. LOAD-LINE ANALYSIS OF DIODE CIRCUITS ZENER-DIODE VOLTAGE- REGULATOR CIRCUITS A voltage regulator circuit provides a nearly constant voltage to a load from /and I DQ represent the dc diode current and voltage at the quiescent point.  v d and i d represent the (small) ac signals. If we wish to emphasize their time varying nature, we use v d (t) and i d (t). Problem Set 6, 8, 15,/

##### Diode Circuit Analysis Techniques Section 4.3. In this Lecture, we will:  Examine dc analysis techniques for diode circuits using various models to describe.

4.3 In this Lecture, we will:  Examine dc analysis techniques for diode circuits using various models to describe the nonlinear diode characteristics  Determine the operation and characteristics of a half-wave diode rectifier circuits. Example Simple diode circuit where I D and V D are not known. Example Problem Another Approach: Graphical Analysis Technique Simple diode circuit where I D and V D are not known. Trial and Error/

##### 1.3b Current Electricity Direct Current Circuits Breithaupt pages 58 to 71 October 5 th, 2010.

: I 2 = P / R = 1500W / 36 Ω = 41.67 = I 2 !!!! therefore I = √ ( 41.67) = 6.45 A Starting a car problem A car engine is made to turn initially by using a starter motor connected to the 12V car battery. If a current of 80A is drawn by the motor in/ could be combined to make a battery of emf 18V and internal resistance 40 Ω 4.Describe the simplified way in which a silicon diode behaves in a circuit. 5.Copy a modified version of figure 5 on page 69. In your version the cell should have emf 3V and the resistor /

##### 1 Ron LaTour Applications Engineer Photo Diode Signal Paths Using Decompensated Amplifiers.

’t give desired Q = 7 Considering –Max4453 200 MHz © 2008 National Semiconductor Corporation 5 Bench Verify: Bandpass Oscillation Problem LMV794 vs LMV797 LMV794 w/ Riso 1K, 2K Tried input R/C © 2008 National Semiconductor Corporation 6 Intuitive Step: Good/noise @ Gains <20dB E.None of the above © 2008 National Semiconductor Corporation 50 Are these TIA circuits stable over the freq range shown? Photo Diode Signal Paths Using Decompensated Amplifiers 10 Transimpedance gain Vo = -If * Rf LMV794 ROC = 40dB 0 /

##### 1 Click here to watch the special purpose diode animation video electronics.html By: Dr.

. Fig.3-19: Typical photodiode characteristics. 27 Fig. 3-20 illustrates that the photodiode is placed in the circuit in reverse bias. As with most diodes when in reverse bias, no current flows when in reverse bias, but when light strikes the exposed junction through a/ is too close to the normal reading to be reliable fault indication and thus, the no-load check is used to verify the problem. 35 Case-2: Incorrect Zener Voltage As indicated in Fig. 3-27, no-load check that result in an output voltage greater/

##### BASIC SEMICONDUCTOR ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS Introduction of two basic electronic elements: diode and transistor LEARNING GOALS Diodes structure and four modeling.

CIRCUITS Resistor Capacitor Inductor DIODES Symbol Structure I-V convention Ideal diode Forward bias Ideal diode Reverse bias Ideal diode I - V curve Actual diode I - V characteristic I - V curve of an actual diode Next we develop two approximations to the actual I - V curve Constant voltage model Circuit equivalent I - V curve Circuit/ the values of the parameters in the linear model MOSFET in saturation range LEARNING EXAMPLE PROBLEM If one must assure a gain of at least 50 in absolute value what should be/

##### Principle of Troubleshooting. Topic Problem solving analysis Circuit faults Testing basic components Troubleshooting methods  Voltage measurement  Amperage.

test the quality of a component  Megohmmeters, capacitor checkers, test lamps, transistor or diode testers, cathode-ray-tube (CRT) checkers, IC testers etc. 10. Re-soldering, adjusting and aligning.  Poor electric solder connection (cold solder joint) 11. Bypassing  To locate a suspected problem.  Requires unplugging one of several circuits Troubleshooting methods Testing basic components Most common defects of resistors are physical – cracking and/

##### Recap in last lecture EE2301: Block B Unit 2.

C Unit 1 Ideal diode model Circuit assuming that the ideal diode does not conduct Circuit containing ideal diode Circuit assuming that the ideal diode conducts EE2301: Block C Unit 1 Rectification: from AC to DC One common application of diodes is rectification. In rectification/9´1 = 0.1 V. EE2301: Block C Unit 2 Small signal equivalent circuit The MOS is inherently a non-linear device (basic circuit theory is based on linear problems) Within a small range, we see from the I-V characteristic that we can/

##### Dynamic Logic Circuits *

zero until the evaluation stage has logic inputs to discharge the precharged node PZ. This circuit approach avoids the race problem of “vanilla” cascaded dynamic CMOS However, all circuits only provide non-inverted outputs In (b) a weak P device compensates for charge/ causing a high Z output Addition of an input receiver/buffer allows construction of a bi-directional I/O pad ESD diodes may be combined with the drain regions of n & p driver transistors Diffused resistor provides ESD series resistor for input/

##### POWER FACTOR CORRECTION

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##### SPECIAL-PURPOSE DIODE

shown in Fig. 3-16 (a). The resistor ensures that the maximum current rating of the LED can not be exceeded by the circuit current. The amount of power output translated into light is directly proportional to the forward current, as indicated in Fig. 3-16 (b/ reading to be reliable fault indication and thus, the no-load check is used to verify the problem. Figure 3-26: Indications of an open zener. 3. SPECIAL-PURPOSE DIODE Case-2: Incorrect Zener Voltage As indicated in Fig. 3-27, no-load check that result /

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##### 9/27/2004EE 42 fall 2004 lecture 121 Lecture #12 Circuit models for Diodes, Power supplies Reading: Malvino chapter 3, 4.1-4.4 Next: 4.10, 5.1, 5.8 Then.

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##### +_+_ +_+_ A voltage divider circuit produces an output voltage, V 0 that is proportional to the input voltage, V in. The input voltage is supplied by a.

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##### 1 Course Introduction  Purpose  This Part-C course covers ways to protect large scale integration devices against problems caused by external sources.

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##### Storey: Electrical & Electronic Systems © Pearson Education Limited 2004 OHT 19.1 Semiconductor Diodes  Introduction  Diodes  Electrical Properties.

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##### CHAOS IN A DIODE: PERIOD DOUBLING AND CHAOTIC BEHAVIOR IN A DIODE DRIVEN CIRCUIT Maxwell Mikel-Stites University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 14627 Chris.

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##### P3 Integrated Electronics. DIODES -> Recitifier I If V > V ON of diode, Forward bias, conducting Reverse bias, non conducting I Diodes are silicon based.

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##### Electronic Circuits Laboratory EE462G Lab #4 DC Power Supply Circuits Using Diodes.

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##### Theoretical syllabusweek Power electronic, electronic components which used in high power control (power diodes, thyristor and power transistors)

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##### SINGLE-STAGE AMPLIFIERS

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##### Kit Building Class Lesson 3Page 1 The Zener Diode +V F +I F -3-6 123 zener point Constant breakdown voltage The zener diode exhibits a constant voltage.

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##### EE 348: Lecture Supplement Notes SN2 Semiconductor Diodes: Concepts, Models, & Circuits 22 January 2001.

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##### 1 Voltage Regulator Circuits. 2 A Simple Zener-Diode Voltage Regulator.

open circuit in place of the diode in part (b) Found by considering open circuit in place of the diode and assuming the source to be short circuit From the Thevenin equivalent circuit, we can write the load equation as: Example: Analysis of a Zener-diode / The Shockley equation (This is also our familiar diode equation) 8 The Shockley equation contd. Thus, the resistance of the diode is inversely related to the dc diode current flowing through the diode. Problems 9 A certain diode has I s = 10 -14 A and n/

##### 4-4-1 The simple AM receiver.. Learning objectives At the end of this topic you should be able to:- draw a block diagram, and circuit diagram for a simple.

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##### CHAPTER 17 DIODES AND APPLICATIONS. HALF-WAVE RECTIFIERS The basic DC power supply –The dc power supply converts the standard 220 V,50 Hz into a constant.

the diode is / circuit /Diode Limiting and Clamping Circuits Diode Limiters –Diode limiters (clipper) cut off above or below specified levels Diode Limiting and Clamping Circuits Diode Limiters –Adjustment of the limiting level Diode Clampers Diode clamper known as a dc restorer –Add a dc level to an ac signal Diode Clampers ZENER DIODES The zener diode/DIODES A varactor is/ Light Emitting Diode (LED) /Diode (LED) symbol electroluminescence The Light Emitting Diode (LED) The Light Emitting Diode/

##### Signal Generators and Waveform-Shaping Circuits

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##### Characterisation and Reliability testing of THz Schottky diodes. By Chris Price Supervisor: Dr Byron Alderman December 2006 Preliminary.

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