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## What is ripple frequency of half wave rectifier?

Therefore, the fundamental frequency of the ripple voltage is twice that of the AC supply frequency (100Hz) where for the half-wave rectifier it is exactly equal to the supply frequency **(50Hz)**.

## What is ripple factor in rectifier?

Ripple factor: Ripple factor is **a measure of effectiveness of a rectifier circuit**. It is defined as the ratio of RMS value of the AC component (ripple component) Irrms in the output waveform to the DC component VDC in the output waveform.

## What is the ripple of full wave rectifier?

The ripple factor for a full wave rectifier is **0.482** which can also be written as 48.2 %.

## What is ripple factor formula?

The ripple factor is, **= V RMS V DC 2 − 1 = 229.8 207** 2 − 1 = 0.482 = 48.2 % .

## How is ripple calculated?

Output ripple voltage is **determined by the ESR of the output capacitors**. … Ripple current peak-to-peak into the −5V output capacitor is approximately equal to twice the negative load current. The wave shape is roughly rectangular, and so is the resultant output ripple voltage.

## What is the frequency of the capacitor ripple voltage in a full-wave rectifier circuit if the frequency of the transformer secondary voltage is 60 Hz?

So the frequency of the capacitor ripple voltage in a full-wave rectifier circuit is **double that of the frequency of the transformer secondary voltage**. Therefore, for a full-wave rectifier with a capacitor input filter, .