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A transformer is designed to convert an AC voltage of 220 V to an AC voltage of 12 V. If the input terminals are connected to a DC voltage of 220 V, the transformer usually burns. Explain.


A transformer is designed to convert an AC voltage of 220 V to an AC voltage of 12 V. If the input terminals are connected to a DC voltage of 220 V, the transformer usually burns. Explain.

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Sher Mohammad IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 174 Points
8 years ago
THe core of transformer get saturated when connected to dc, it will burn up.

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