Special Transformers

Learning objectives

  • Describe the use of a reactor in a circuit
  • Identify the circumstances when you would use a choke in a circuit
  • Explain why an isolation transformer is used to supply power to a variable speed drive
  • Describe the windings in an auto-transformer
  • Compare the purposes of buck-boost transformers, potential transformers, and current transformers
  • Identify a scenario where a control transformer is needed
  • Identify an application that requires a K-Factor transformer

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify the various types of special transformers and describe how they are used.

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