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Advantages and Disadvantages of Power Electronic Converters

Published on 24/2/2012 & updated on Wednesday 9th of May 2018 at 11:25:00 AM
Power Electronics has seen a tremendous growth in recent times and almost all the applications today use power electronic devices in some or the other form. Hence it becomes essential to study the advantages of these devices, which made it so popular. Listed below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of power electronic converters:

Advantages of Power Electronic Converters

Advantages of power electric electronic converters are showing below

Disadvantages of Power Electronic Converters

Power electronic systems suffer from some disadvantages also. Following are some of them: Hence the cost of overall system increases a bit compared to system where normal motors, transformers and no filter circuits are used. However the advantages possessed by power electronic systems are so overwhelming that these disadvantages get over shadowed and are continuously gaining popularity and exponentially increasing in applications.

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