solid-state circuit breaker

solid-state circuit breaker

[′säl·əd ¦stāt ′sər·kət ‚brāk·ər]
(electronics)
A circuit breaker in which a Zener diode, silicon controlled rectifier, or solid-state device is connected to sense when load terminal voltage exceeds a safe value.
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Power System Block Model Of A Solid-State Circuit Breaker:
The solid-state circuit breaker is designed using thyristors because the switch requires a continuous current carrying capability and a short time over current rating value equal to the feeder faults level.
In literature, solid-state circuit breakers are always embedded into two major useful categories in the electrical power system devices.
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