IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Prediction of Voltage Surges when Switching Contacts Interrupt Inductive Loads

Author(s): H. Wagar
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 December 1969
Volume: 5
Page(s): 149 - 155
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9502
DOI: 10.1109/TPMP.1969.1136074
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When contacts interrupt the current path to an inductive load, the resulting voltage surge produces effects that can be detrimental to performance of the system. The high and often oscillatory... View More

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