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Thyristor Controlled Series Capacitor (TCSC)

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Answer : Every AC supply is not ideal AC it contains DC component so to provide restriction to DC component in supply we have to use Capacitor

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Description : what are the disadvantages of thyristor?

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Description : A 3 -phase, fully controlled, converter is feeding power into a DC load at a constant current of 150 A, the rms value of the current flowing through each thyristor of the converter is

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