Class-E Chopper Circuit Configuration Quiz
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Class-E Chopper Circuit Configuration Quiz

Test your knowledge about the circuit configuration and operation of a Class-E or Four-Quadrant Chopper. Explore how power can flow from a source to a load or vice versa in different quadrants.

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Questions and Answers

How is a class-E chopper circuit formed?

By the parallel combination of two class-C chopper circuits

What is a class-E chopper capable of?

Operating in all four quadrants of output voltage and current plane

Which power semiconductor devices are most commonly used in a class-E chopper?

Transistors (IGBT, MOSFET, or BJT)

How is the operation of a class-E chopper in the first quadrant achieved?

<p>By turning ON switches S1 and S4</p> Signup and view all the answers

During the first quadrant operation of a class-E chopper, where does the power flow?

<p>From source to load</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens to the average output current Io during the second quadrant operation of a class-E chopper?

<p>It becomes negative</p> Signup and view all the answers

When operating a class-E chopper in the third quadrant, how should the polarity of the load EMF E be?

<p>Reversed</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which switch is turned ON during the second quadrant operation of a class-E chopper?

<p>S2</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens to the output voltage Vo during the discharge period of the load inductor?

<p>It remains positive</p> Signup and view all the answers

In a step-down chopper, what is the relationship between load voltage and source voltage?

<p>Load voltage is equal to source voltage</p> Signup and view all the answers

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