selecting capacitor for H-bridge inverter

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by almotions, May 3, 2010.

  1. almotions

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    Feb 6, 2009
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    hi all,
    I'm trying to convert DC TO AC. I know to select the capacitance,we have to use the formula C=Q/ΔV where ΔV is the allowable ripple voltage. However,i see an article where ΔV=εVdc while another is ΔV=2εVdc, can someone please confirm which is correct.Thanks.
     
  2. rjenkins

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    Nov 6, 2005
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    Hi,
    can you please re-explain this.

    If you already have DC & the target is to do an H-Bridge, how do the capacitor ripple calcs come it to it?
     
  3. almotions

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    Feb 6, 2009
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    Hi Sir,
    what i mean is i'm using a DC link bus for a H-bridge and i'm performing DC to AC conversion using PWM. i understand that there will be voltage ripple when the capacitor voltage is measured and it is part of the C=Q/ΔV equation.
     
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