Hello all,
I am struggling with finding a capacitor for a half wave rectifier smoothing circuit seen below with a Vin = 120Vrms60Hz and R = 10000 such that Vr(pp) is less than 5% of the DC output voltage.
So far, I have set up Vr/Vpk = 0.5 = 1/(f*C*R) where C = 33.333 uF. I am given, in my lab kit, the following capacitors to choose from for this experiment (uF):
0.001, 0.015, 0.047, 0.1, 1.0, 10.0, 47.0, and 100.0μF. I am also required to find the ripple percentage of said capacitor I have chosen. I know I am on the cusp of the answer, just not quite there. Any help or tips would be greatly appreciated!
I am struggling with finding a capacitor for a half wave rectifier smoothing circuit seen below with a Vin = 120Vrms60Hz and R = 10000 such that Vr(pp) is less than 5% of the DC output voltage.
So far, I have set up Vr/Vpk = 0.5 = 1/(f*C*R) where C = 33.333 uF. I am given, in my lab kit, the following capacitors to choose from for this experiment (uF):
0.001, 0.015, 0.047, 0.1, 1.0, 10.0, 47.0, and 100.0μF. I am also required to find the ripple percentage of said capacitor I have chosen. I know I am on the cusp of the answer, just not quite there. Any help or tips would be greatly appreciated!
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