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Power Supplies

Yuk M. Lai    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Abstract

This chapter describes the power supplies that are commonly used in electric equipment, namely, linear regulators and switching regulators. Their properties, performances, operating principles, and characteristics of these regulators will also be given in this chapter.

Keywords

Power supplies; Linear regulators; Switching regulators; Pulse-width modulation

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