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Rectifiers Basic Questions: MCQ Quiz

We have found many questions based on rectifiers in board and other competitive exams. Most of the students find it difficult to answer them correctly. Hence, we have made a quiz on Rectifier to enhance your knowledge related to the specific field and rate yourself. This section consists of multiple choice questions quiz on Rectifier basics. Take the test and check out your knowledge about rectifiers. Multiple-choice Quiz instructions: Before taking quiz follow the following instructions given below; For every question click the button and select one best option out of four options. If you want to change an answer, …

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Class A Power Amplifier Theory, Efficiency equation, Advantages and Disadvantages

Class A amplifier is one of the simplest types of power amplifiers. It has high fidelity and totally immune to crossover distortion. In the standard common emitter circuit configuration, the class-A amplifier uses the switching transistor. In our previous article, we have explained the amplifiers theory, power amplifier circuit, diodes, rectifiers in detail. Here we are going to explain the efficiency equation, advantages, and disadvantages of class A amplifier in detail. Class A power Amplifier Theory: Class A amplifier configuration is the simplest of all the power amplifier configuration because there is no switch off distortion to the output waveform even …

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Rectifier Quiz 2: Multiple choice Numerical question

After searching we came with some more questions based on rectifiers. Most of you find it difficult to answer them correctly. To enhance your knowledge related to this field we made this quiz  little bit difficult from the previous one. In our previous tutorial, we provided rectifier basic quiz. This section consists of multiple choice questions quiz on Rectifier intermediate. Take the test and check out your knowledge about rectifier. Multiple-choice Quiz instructions: Before taking quiz follow the following instructions given below: For every question click the button and select one best option out of four options. If you want to change …

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Bridge Rectifier Circuit, Operation, Characteristics & Advantages

Full wave bridge rectifier is another type of full wave rectifier used to convert an alternating current input into a direct current output. In a bridge circuit configuration, it comprises of four diodes that provide the same polarity of output for either polarity of the input. The main feature of this diode bridge which makes it more efficient than centre tap rectifier is its polarity i.e. the polarity of output is same as that of input. In our previous articles, we explain rectifier, half wave rectifier, Efficiency equation of half wave rectifier, efficiency equation of full wave rectifier etc. In …

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Full wave Rectifier Efficiency Equation and Applications

Full wave rectifier basically uses both half cycles of the applied AC voltage and converts an AC voltage into a pulsating DC voltage. In full wave rectification, one diode conducts during one half-cycle while other conducts during the other half cycle of the applied AC voltage. It has some advantages over half wave rectifier like it has high average output DC voltage and has much fewer ripples resulting in the smoother output waveform. In our previous article, we explain Rectifier, half wave rectifier efficiency, diodes, p-n junction etc in detail. In this article, we are going to explain the mathematical …

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Full Wave Rectifier Circuit, Characteristics, Advantages & Disadvantages

A Full wave rectifier is a kind of rectifier that rectifies both waves (positive and negative) of the input signal, unlike a half-wave rectifier circuit. In this way, this uses the full signal and the wastage is minimum. And so the efficiency is maximum. The full-wave rectifier circuit is also of  2 types i.e. Center Tapped and Bridge Rectifier. Unlike the Half wave rectifier, this rectifier circuit is mostly used because of its high efficiency. We have already discussed the rectifier circuits and half-wave rectifier circuit in detail in our previous tutorials. From those tutorials, we got to know that …

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Half Wave Rectifier Efficiency Equation and Applications

This is the third chapter in the Rectifier series. In the last two chapters, we have covered the basics of rectifiers, and Half wave rectifier. Though we have covered various properties in our last article but kept aside a mathematical derivation of the half-wave rectifier efficiency equation. Because we think it needs to be explained separately. In this article, we are going to learn to calculate the equation of efficiency of the half-wave rectifier and about its various applications in detail. Before learning ahead, let’s have a little recap about the working of a half-wave rectifier. In Half wave rectifier, …

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Half wave Rectifier Circuit, working, operation and characteristics

We have covered the basics of Rectifier and its types in our previous article. Now we will learn about each type of rectifier individually. In this article, we will cover all about half wave rectifier. As we have read that there are mainly three types of rectifiers, namely half wave, full wave, and center tapped. This classification is done keeping in mind whether it uses full AC voltage waveform or half. Keep this point in mind while going through the rest of the article. What is Half Wave Rectifier? Half Wave Rectifier Definition can be given as: A Half wave …

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Rectifier Circuits Introduction: Full-wave and Half Wave Rectifier Theory

A rectifier, also known as, AC to DC Converter is one of the most important devices in any electrical circuit. It is used to convert one form of the current into another. And because of this property, we have electricity in our house. So, in this chapter, we will cover rectifier definition, uses, the process of rectification, circuit, and types. What is a Rectifier A rectifier is an electrical device that consists of one or more diodes allowing the flow of current only in one direction. It basically converts an alternating current into direct current. The process of converting Alternating …

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Tunnel Diode And Tunnelling Effect

Every student faces difficulty understanding the concept of Tunneling effect in the tunnel diode. Students are much confused about different types of diodes they encounter in their academics. We have already explained Photodiodes, Zener diode, Schottky Diode, LED etc. Now, we are going to explain about Tunnel diode, working operation, construction, and applications etc. What is a Tunnel Diode? A Tunnel diode is a p-n junction device which exhibits negative resistance. With Negative resistance, we mean “By Increasing the voltage the current through it decreased“. It is also known as Esaki diodes named after Leo Esaki. He received the Nobel Prize …

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