Electronics and Communication Engineering - Power Electronics - Discussion

31. 

In a circuit using a full wave converter (M - 2 connection) the PIV of each thyristor is 400 V. For the same output voltage and fully controlled bridge converter, PIV will be

[A]. 400 V
[B]. 800 V
[C]. 200 V
[D]. 2002 V

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In bridge connection PIV is half of that in M-2 connection.


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