bridge circuit


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Noun1.bridge circuit - a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
Wheatstone bridge - a bridge used to measure resistances
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In comparison to the conventional high frequency inverter, where in half bridge circuit using boosted chopper, the obtained high frequency is rectified as dc-dc converter [8], the proposed configuration seems to be the same as the number of the circuit component
These form half of a Wheatstone bridge circuit, which is in radio contact with the other half in the main body of the TorqSense.
For the bridge circuit of the strain gauge, either full-wave bridge circuit or half-wave bridge circuit was applicable.
These strain gauges are used in a bridge circuit to convert variation in resistance to corresponding voltage.
Maximum engine power is obtained when it is powered by an asymmetrical bridge circuit compared to the power of the engine when powered by any of switches on other schemes.
This type of circuit uses a typical Wheatstone bridge circuit to measure the thermistor resistance.
A bridge circuit with four diodes rectifies the electrical energy from the piezoelectric transducer and stores it in capacitor [C.sub.S].
These components can be monitored in a variety of ways including a bridge circuit, a simple voltage divider, or electrically determining how the variable value component affects a circuit.
The only exception is that it does not have a bridge circuit, which strings all these micro devices to add up their voltages to fit household 110-220 V AC power outlet.
As the molecules are oxidized, heat is generated changing the cell's resistance as measured by a Wheatstone bridge circuit. This circuit utilizes three known resistor values to determine the unknown resistance received from the catalytic bead detector.