SINGLE PHASE HALF WAVE UNCONTROLLED RECTIFIER What is a Rectifier? Definition A Rectifier is a power electronic device that converts AC power to DC power using semiconductor switches.
CIRCUIT DIAGRAM: Vp Ls Vs- [Vm sin t ] 10
WAVEFORMS: Source voltage Vm /2 2 3 7t Cut
EQUATIONS 1. OUTPUT VOLTAGE: 1/2 Rms value of output voltage, Vor 2n Jo"m d(ot) 2nLJo
2. OUTPUT CUREENT: Average value of load current, RTR Rms value of load current, orR 2R Peak value of load, or diode, current V,
3. OUTPUT POWER and POWER FACTOR: Power delivered to resistive load (rms load voltage) (rms load current) or oror2 2R 4R 2R or Power delivered to load Input power factor = Input VA Vor : 10r = Yor--2V_ = 0.707 lag. Sor
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