Hi,

Could someone point me in the right direction as to how to calculate the RMS current through a diode on a bridge rectifier w/capacitor, starting with an expression for the current using sin and cos, I am completely stuck on how to do this.

These equations are given which are from wiki:

http://i1225.photobucket.com/albums/ee382/jon_jon_19/rmsdiode.jpg

Once this is found I am meant to calculate the rms current through the single phase synchronous generator which follows a cosine v=Vpcoswt. the voltage at the terminals is perfectly sinusoidal and all components are assumed ideal.

Would appreciate any help!

thanks!

Could someone point me in the right direction as to how to calculate the RMS current through a diode on a bridge rectifier w/capacitor, starting with an expression for the current using sin and cos, I am completely stuck on how to do this.

These equations are given which are from wiki:

http://i1225.photobucket.com/albums/ee382/jon_jon_19/rmsdiode.jpg

Once this is found I am meant to calculate the rms current through the single phase synchronous generator which follows a cosine v=Vpcoswt. the voltage at the terminals is perfectly sinusoidal and all components are assumed ideal.

Would appreciate any help!

thanks!

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