Blocking diode function

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by shahnawaz, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. shahnawaz

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    Dec 30, 2008
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    Dear All,

    i have a problem. i got a blocking diode in a rectifier output stage. but the function of this diode is very confusing for me. please tell me what is the function of this blocking diode..

    i will be very thankfull to you dearzz.


    BR
    Shahnawaz
     
  2. t_n_k

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    Mar 6, 2009
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    Perhaps to stop current flowing back into the "rectifier" from another DC source connected to the same DC bus.

    It would help if you showed a schematic - there could be an alternative explanation.
     
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