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RC Snubber Calculator

RC Snubber Calculator, Revision 2, May 2016, by Paulo Oliveira.


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Input values in Green

Output values in Orange

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INPUTS RESULTS
fRING 8.3E+6 Hz

fTEST 6.4E+6 Hz CP 2E-9 F

CTEST 1.69E-9 F LP 150E-9 H

x 1
(damping factor)
Rs 3.9 W
VS 20 V
(Supply Voltage) Cs 4.9E-9 F
fS 8.00E+3 Hz
(Switching Freq) Pdiss 15.7E-3 W
Power in Rs (approx.)

10 % Standard Resistor Values (decade multiples also available)


10 12 15 18 22 27 33
56 68 82

5 % Standard Values (decade multiples also available)


10 11 12 13 15 16 18
24 27 30 33 36 39 43
56 62 68 75 82 91

1 % Standard Values (decade multiples also available)


10 10.2 10.5 10.7 11 11.3 11.5
12.4 12.7 13 13.3 13.7 14 14.3
15.4 15.8 16.2 16.5 16.9 17.4 17.8
19.1 19.6 20 20.5 21 21.5 22.1
23.7 24.3 24.9 25.5 26.1 26.7 27.4
29.4 30.1 30.9 31.6 32.4 33.2 34
36.5 37.4 38.3 39.2 40.2 41.2 42.2
45.3 46.4 47.5 48.7 49.9 51.1 52.3
56.2 57.6 59 60.4 61.9 63.4 64.9
69.8 71.5 73.2 75 76.8 78.7 80.6
86.6 88.7 90.9 93.1 95.3 97.6
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39 47

20 22
47 51

11.8 12.1
14.7 15
18.2 18.7
22.6 23.2
28 28.7
34.8 35.7
43.2 44.2
53.6 54.9
66.5 68.1
82.5 84.5
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