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zener diode

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by 1963, Oct 4, 2008.

  1. 1963

    1963 New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I studied how zener diodes work and tried to understand it. Partially, I learnt when its states change. However, in a circuit I can't find current and voltage of the components when a zener diode is included. Can anyone show me a way to solve these questions,a strategy or something?

    I attached a circuit diagram to illustrate what I said. If you expailn by using this one or some other circuits, It will be much better.

    Thank you.
     

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  2. Hero999

    Hero999 Banned

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    The output voltage would be 10V as the voltage provided by the potential divider is > the breakdown of the zener.

    I'll give you two out of three of the current values and you should be able to figure out how I calculated them and easilly get the third.

    I1 = 10mA.
    I2 = 3.33mA.
     
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