Using the Transformer Component


I'm learning about ideal transformers and am trying to experiment with an example out of my textbook (Hambley example 14.10) to figure these out. I'm having trouble getting any output, not sure if the issue is my ground placement, my voltage source, or my other settings. Is it possible to replicate a circuit like this?

This is the example I'm trying to experiment with:

The add circuit button is not working for me, but I made it public:

It's a 5:1 step down. I know from the example the there should be 155 volts peak on primary and thus a 31 V peak on secondary. The currents should be 0.62 A in primary and 3.1 A in secondary. Currently I can't get anything to run using transformer though...

by m10103
August 08, 2023

Have you tried to remove the ground reference at the right part?

And you know that you must run a time domain simulation to get the whole thing considering something ELSE than pure DC?

by vanderghast
August 18, 2023

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