AC/DC Theory: Transformers

AC/DC Theory: Transformers is part 13 of the AC/DC Theory 14-part training series.

The course describes the purpose, operation, and effects of transformers in electronic circuits to quickly and accurately troubleshoot circuits.

Course objectives include:

  • Describe the construction and operation of transformers
  • Describe sources of loss in transformers
  • Solve problems dealing with turns ratio, voltage ratio, current ratio, and impedance
  • Describe how the autotransformer and isolation transformer work.

Course menu:

Concepts of Mutual Inductance

  • Basic Process
  • Coefficient of Coupling
  • Inductance and Mutual Inductance
  • Transformer Operation
  • Voltage and Current Relationship
Transformer Efficiency
  • Efficiency and Transformer Losses
Transformer Uses and Types
  • Use of Transformers
  • Other Transformer Types

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