The bridge rectifier

Simple explanation of ac to dc. The ac at input changes its polarity 50 times a second (60 in the USA). The above image is deliberately made slow at the rate of 1 per second to understand the same. Watch the output  DC in red that remains always +ve. and black -ve. This dc, however, is not pure DC it is called pulsating DC though it can be used for some applications. To get pure DC a lot of filtering is needed. The Smoothing Capacitor We know that the single stage half-wave rectifier creates a yield wave each half cycle and that it was not viable to utilize this sort of circuit to deliver a relentless DC supply. The full-wave span rectifier, on the other hand, gives us a more prominent mean DC esteem (0.637 Vmax) with less superimposed pulsating…

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