DC link Inductor and capacitor

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by Cerkit, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. Cerkit

    Thread Starter Senior Member

    Jan 4, 2009
    Hi. I am looking at variable frequency drives. I am not quite sure what the DC link series inductor and parallel capacitor do in the circuit. Is the Capacitor there to smooth the voltage waveform?
    And the inductor to limit the current drawn from the mains?