Electronics and Communication Engineering - Electronic Devices and Circuits - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Electronic Devices and Circuits - Section 7 (Q.No. 11)
11.
The maximum rectification efficiency in case of full wave rectifier is
100%
81.2%
66.6%
40.6%
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Vishaldeep said:   10 years ago
A Full Wave Rectifier is a circuit, which converts an ac voltage into a pulsating dc voltage using both half cycles of the applied ac voltage.

The maximum efficiency for a half wave rectifier is 40.6% and for full wave rectifier it is 81.2%.

Maximum efficiency=dc output power/ac input power.

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