Questions tagged [loss]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Pulsed power calculation

I want to calculate power loss across a resistive load during a 1 ms interval. The experimental setup is such that the voltage and current through the load varies the whole period of 1 ms. I have 10,...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Winding Loss of the Transformer and Choke

Do the number of windings turns (N) proportional to the value of the transformer's winding loss? Do the number of windings turns (N) reversely proportional to the value of choke's (inductor) winding ...
3
votes
7answers
1k views

Why do we use low resistance cables to minimize power losses?

Generally, one would like to minimize power losses via Joule heat. Intuitively, using low resistance cables (for example by using materials with low resistivity like copper) should do a better job ...
1
vote
2answers
91 views

What causes power losses in transmission lines?

From my understanding there are two causes for power losses in transmission lines: Losses due to resistance: \$ R = \frac{\rho l}{A} \$, where \$\rho\$ is the resistivity, \$A=\pi r^2\$ and \$ l \$ ...
0
votes
2answers
69 views

what does Loss Tangent means in capacitor?

As we know the definition of Loss Tangent in capacitor which it is: When a sinusoidal alternating voltage is applied to an ideal capacitor, the current advances by pi/2 in phase. In the case of a ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

HC05 Bluetooth Ping without losing connection

I am currently working with the Bluetooth module HC05 using a Teensy 3.2 board. I successfully established a connection between the laptop and the board using Bluetooth. I can send data from the board ...
2
votes
2answers
90 views

Can't achieve the goals in designing and simulating Resonator circuit

Goals I need to design resonant parallel circuit and simulate it with LTSpice so that it match with the design requirements correctly. Requirements Source Impedance \$R_s = 100\ \Omega\$ Load ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Dielectric Loss for Constant Impedance

Are dielectric losses the same for two different 50ohm structures that are built in the same dielectric medium? Eg. Two 50ohm Stripline traces in FR4 where one is very skinny with close GND planes, ...
2
votes
1answer
96 views

Calculation of transmission loss of a power plant

What is the transmission loss due to heat if my power station produces electricity at a power of \$5 kW\$ and the electricity consumer is \$1 km\$ away? It is a copper line with a material constant ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Ohmic power loss due to electric field

Recently I read in the basic EM theory course , that the Ohmic power dissipated in a conductor is directly proportional to the conductivity and the square of the electric field intensity , but we know ...
2
votes
2answers
70 views

Can digital clocks and other electronic devices “ride through” a momentary power interruption?

I recently attended an electric utility training course discussing relay protection practices. One topic that came up was a fuse saving scheme where a protective reclosing device would momentarily ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Non-uniform temperatue distribution

Please assume a semiconductor chip like IGBT or MOSFET heated by a specific power loss. It is found that the more the power loss is, the more severe the chip's temperature distribution non-uniformity ...
0
votes
2answers
112 views

Loss due to impedance matching in a filter

I have a quite basic question, after starting to re-read some RF theory. If a voltage source has a resistance of 50 ohms, and the equivalent impedance of a connected bandpass filter and its load are ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Determining how much current I can actually run through my Cat6 24AWG Cables in my confirguration?

I want to use a CAT6 (24AWG) RJ45 cable to carry a total of 2A at 48V. As per the AWG Chart, I see that the Maximum amps for power transmission is 0.577A but the <...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

Ground losses in mains delivery network

It is my understanding that the mains distribution system (poles along the road, where I live) has occasional earth ground connections of the Neutral wire. Maybe every pole, or just every few poles, ...
0
votes
3answers
91 views

Link budget - Path-Loss in a Wlan Network

I am struggeling with the dB calculation on an wlan-network. An antenna has dBi but the pathloss in the air is dB with the formula 100 + 20 * log(km). Can I just mix dB, dBi and dBm? Here is a sample ...
1
vote
1answer
798 views

The effect of rust on a transformer core

I want to make a transformer with a core of laminated electrical steel sheets. I have some EI core sheets, 0.5mm thick. My design is for a gapped core transformer, and the shape of the gap is unusual, ...
0
votes
2answers
140 views

Power losses in long wires with multiple loads

I need to calculate power losses in long wires. I managed this for the case of constant currents. But in the real world, my loads are DC-DC regulators. The load draws 11W of power, network voltage is ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Maximum tolerance for a loop trace-antenna's capacitor

While going through the document at https://www.silabs.com/documents/public/application-notes/AN639.pdf I have read from "Figure 13. Loop Antenna Simulated Mag(Zin) vs. CP1" below that even a 2% ...
-5
votes
1answer
1k views

Friction Coefficient of AC motor [closed]

Does the Friction Coefficient "B" of AC Motor changes with the change of a load connected to an AC motor? OR it is always constant?
0
votes
1answer
95 views

Effective or minimal area of core to calculate losses?

I've got a problem regarding the information given in coil's datasheet (PQ35/35: http://www.ferroxcube.com/FerroxcubeCorporateReception/datasheet/pq3535.pdf). There are two different areas given: ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Is it important to consider channel bandwidth of the signal to measure cable path loss for RF testing?

I am performing some RF tests for 802.11 and measuring path loss of the RF test setup, it has a mix of PSK & OFDM signals. I see the norm is to use a Continuous Wave signal to perform RF path loss,...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

Do I need to consider shunt admittance for line losses doing load flows?

If I have a long transmission line (Pi model) the current just go through the equivalent impedance of the line, but I've seen demonstrations that include this shunt admittance as if the current flows ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

RF over-the-air signal loss inside an RF chamber

For cabled/conducted testing, path loss between DUT & Test equipment is calculated from cumulative insertion loss from any adapters, co-axial cables, attenuator pads etc. But for over-the-air/...
-2
votes
1answer
325 views

Capacitor loss in high frequency DC-DC converter

I have designed a boost converter: Vin = 60 V Vout = 150 V Switching frequecny: 340 kHz or maybe higher Filter capacitor: 1uF The picture is only a basic structure of boost converter, and what I ...
2
votes
1answer
254 views

Power losses of a switch

A power transistor is used to switch a 25 A, 600 V inductive load at a switching frequency of 100kHz with D=0.5. Turn-on and turn-off each occur in 100ns and the collector on-state voltage is clamped ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

Why return loss gets ripples?

I tested an amplifier on a circuit board with a network analyzer. It was tested under input power of -20dBm, which is well within the linear region.The amplifier uses SMA connectors. The simulated ...
1
vote
1answer
427 views

Methods for measuring cable path loss in RF Testing

I have been reading about various methods to perform a Cable Path Loss for RF Testing but not being a core RF person, I needed some insights on how it is done in Field or Lab. Here is my understanding ...
1
vote
1answer
726 views

Compensating for power loss through resistor in high/low pass filter circuit?

Circuit design of a Low-pass filter borrowed from Wikipedia Article on the subject: Circuit design of a High-pass filter borrowed from Wikipedia Article on the subject: I'm thinking of implementing ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Cascade impedances and Return Loss

I have 75 Ohm connector connected to 75 Ohm Load trough 50 OHM PCB to PCB connector. What trace impedance should be on PCBs to get optimal Return Loss?
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Flyback Transformer core heating up

I am designing a Discontinous conduction mode flyback converter, 100kHz using UC3844 IC with the spec. 220V,50Hz to 5V 5A. The issue is that after testing it for an hour, the transformer starts ...
0
votes
1answer
997 views

Flyback converter losses

i have been designing flyback converter of a 5Volt 5 ampere specifications output deriving from 220v ac mains. But i have been stuck at one point and can't seem to get out it. Efficiency is ...
0
votes
2answers
600 views

Switching loss in a synchronous converter (buck, boost or buck-boost) when light load occurs

When a synchronous converter operates in high load condition,if the inductor current is always positive, the switching loss of the Synchronous mosfet is minor in comparison to the switching loss of ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Heat Cable: directly powered with 230V AC vs. 12V DC with step-down efficiency

Is it any less efficient to drive a 12V version of a heat cable from a step-down buck than directly powering a 230V version of it directly from the wall?
1
vote
2answers
72 views

Which of the two connections is best for reducing losses?

I have a choice between the following two set-ups for a project. Option One is to have the motor controller mounted close to the batteries but further away from the motor. Option Two is to have the ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Calculating copper losses of transformer given iron loss and maximum efficiency

I wonder if anyone can help me understand copper losses in transformers a bit better. I'm having problems understanding the highlighted part on the attached picture half way down the page. I sure its ...
0
votes
1answer
708 views

A problem on Relay Power loss

On our quadcopter, we're carrying a switching circuit that would allow the switching between two batteries. When using the 2 Channel Relay Module, the quadcopter is having a hard time flying with it. ...
0
votes
1answer
150 views

Calculating power received and V (rms) given powr loss

The transmission line cable below is 10m long and has a power loss of 1 dB/m at the frequency of the source. What is the power received at the receiver (in dBm), and the voltage (RMS) of the signal at ...
1
vote
2answers
226 views

Which oscilloscopes can reliably measure losses in an inverter for an AC motor?

For my next project at my workplace I am looking for an oscilloscope which gives me good support in measuring the losses in one of the half-bridge switches over one commutation period. The last time I ...
-1
votes
2answers
7k views

Insertion Loss vs Transmission Loss

Today I was told that something was causing Transmission Loss and not Insertion Loss. Can someone clarify what these two phenomena are? I always thought they were the same thing expressed in dB or dB/...
0
votes
2answers
812 views

Transformer core maximum power

so i am an EE undergrad, and i am wondering if and how exactly does a transformer core limit its power capacity. From my understanding, the rated power of a transformer is due to the current carrying ...
3
votes
5answers
55k views

What causes cables to get heated up and melt in a circuit? (DC Circuit)

I know lots of current can cause heat but what else? Can too much resistance in thin cables cause heat?
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Backup Battery for 12V DC Motor

Ok so here's my idea to run backup 12V DC motor power, but I'm stuck on a part of the wiring. 120V AC Plug---> 120V AC to 12V DC Converter---> SPDT Relay (This is where I'm stuck. How would you wire ...
1
vote
1answer
190 views

How is the heat lost in a peltier distributed?

I'm looking at peltier elements to heat my project. I seem to find that most are about 5% efficient, but how is the 95% turned into heat distributed? Does the cold side get 47.5% and the warm side ...
4
votes
0answers
3k views

Dual active bridge converter

I'm having issues calculating the power losses associated with the operation of a bidirectional isolated Dual Active Bridge DC/DC converter. The converter is controlled using Phase Shift Modulation (...
1
vote
1answer
662 views

Losing sensitive data when trying to send them via GSM

I am working on a system which collects data from a set of ultrasonic sensors. Those sensors work at 40Hz frequency, and each data they send are valuable to me. I need to send those data to a mqtt ...
6
votes
1answer
27k views

Definition and Explanation of Insertion Loss and Return Loss

I'm trying to understand the physical meaning on Insertion Loss and Return Loss on a transformer, specifically RF transformers. The values are often quoted as figures of merit in datasheets, but I'm ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Antenna: RF, need help

I am trying to find a path loss model for "wireless sensor network". More specifically, I am looking for model for Cellular tower 100~1000MHz) and (60~600W) as transmitter and a small wireless sensor ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

What does limit transferable power through a transformer?

Assume that there is a transformer as in the image above. The applied primary side voltage \$E_1\$ is always AC. We design the transformer so that the magnetizing flux \$\Phi_m\$ does not saturate the ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Safe shutdown/restart Raspberry Pi due to a power loss

I am a total beginner in electronics so I need your advice. Does this simple circuit provide for a safe shutdown, with two super caps of 10F? (Original image)