2014 August What is a Diode?
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This test is based on the article, What is a Diode?, published in the June 2014 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- How diodes are used
- How diodes work
- The role diodes play within such electrical equipment as motor drives, power supplies and control panels
- How to recognize and test diodes for failure
- How to perform parts substitutions for failed diodes
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