Introduction to The Transformer

Chapter CHAPTER 10 The Transformer

Complete Electronics Self Teaching Guide with Projects
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Complete Electronics Self Teaching Guide with Projects

  • 10The TransformerTransformers are used to “transform” an AC voltage to a higher or lower level. When you charge your cell-phone, you use a transformer to reduce the 120 volts supplied by the wall outlet to the 5 volts or so needed to charge your cellphone’s battery. Most electrical devices that you plug into wall outlets use transform-ers to reduce power coming from an outlet to that required by the electrical components in the device.Book Authorc10V106/12/2012 8:11 PM c10.indd 4356/14/2012 9:01:44 AM