switching device

switching device

[′swich·iŋ di‚vīs]
(engineering)
An electrical or mechanical device or mechanism, which can bring another device or circuit into an operating or nonoperating state. Also known as switching mechanism.
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They also describe the dynamics of the moving part of the switching device, namely, the armature of the electromagnet, the main contacts of the apparatus, mechanical parts that connect armature with moving contacts (levers, rods, springs, etc.).
[ClickPress, Tue Oct 30 2018] Single electron transistor is a switching device which is used for controlled electron tunneling to amplify current.
Canadian network security switching device maker Madison Systems Inc.
For instance, a conventional Electrical switching device is not at all safe to use for PV switching and runs risk of premature failure, on account of dangerous critical currents that manifest only during low load conditions, as are encountered in early morning switching operations with low solar insulation.
In earlier days PWM signal is generated using IC TCA 785 to control the buck converter switching device, the output voltage is depends upon the switching frequency of the switching device.
Shifting operations to hold the vehicle stationary are controlled by the parking switching device via the SBW ECU, which also transmits the driving force direction commands to the powertrain ECU.
When arc suppression is required, the suppression device is placed across the switching device. When EMI is to be suppressed, optimum results are obtained when the suppression device is placed across the load, particularly if long leads are required between the switching device and the load.
Tokyo, Sept 12, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) has developed an optical switching device capable of changing between a variety of transmission paths (routes) using silicon photonic technologies (optical circuits using silicon-based semiconductors) with ultra high capacity 20Tbps optical signals.
The LuxVu infrared liquid crystal switching device features an average transmittance specified to be >96% from 600 to 1300 nm at normal incidence.
MOS-FET transistor, IGBT transistor, GTO thyristor or IGCT thyristor can be used as a switching device.
Fifteen chapters cover such topics as firewall load balancing, SSL offloading, content switching device migrations, and global server load balancing.
SVC light is a power semiconductor technology based on high-power insulated gate bipolar transistors--a compact switching device that allows high-frequency switching.