- 28th December 2005, 23:15 #1
## transformer utilization factor

Hi,

can anyone help me?

what is TUF (Transformer Utilization Factor ??? I think) mean?

and what is it used for?

thanx

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## tuf of rectifier

Originally Posted by**Salahshoor**

It is determined by considering the primary and the secondary winding separately.

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## tuf electronics

IT IS A PARAMETER USED TO DESCRIBE RECTIFIERS

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## electronics tuf

Salahshoor,

TUF is the ratio of DC power provided by a rectifier to the average of the VA ratings of the primary and secondary.

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TUF = Pdc/((VAp + VAs)/2) = 2Pdc/(VAp + VAs).

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TUF is a function of the rectifier topology.

Regards,

Kral

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## Re: TUF???? in power electronics

Please take a look at the following presentation

http://cas.web.cern.ch/acceleratorin.../Visintini.pdf

it not only gives the definition of TUF, but it also provides the TUF for

several well-known topologies.

Best regards,

v_c

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