# Homework help needed-Ripple Factor, Cap voltage and PIV

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1. ### DanRab Thread Starter New Member

May 4, 2015
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Consider a capacitor filtered full wave bridge rectifier circuit. The ac input to the
transformer is 230 V rms at 50 Hz. Given that the maximum reverse voltage across a
non-conducting diode is -19.3 V, and the peak to peak ripple voltage (Vr(p-p)) is 10% of the
peak output voltage (V(op)) across the filter capacitor, and the load across the filter
capacitor is 1000, assume constant drop diode model and determine the following:
i) Percentage ripple factor (r %).
ii)Magnitude and voltage rating of the filter capacitor
iii)Diode PIV and the transformer turns ratio.

2. ### DerStrom8 Well-Known Member

Feb 20, 2011
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Read the rules of the homework forum.

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