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Question: 

A 120-V rms 60-Hz voltage is to be rectified with a full-wave rectifier as in Fig. 29–32, where $R = 33 \textrm{ k}\Omega$, and $C = 28 \; \mu \textrm{F}$.

  1. Make a rough estimate of the average current.
  2. What happens if $C = 0.10 \; \mu \textrm{F}$? [Hint: See Section 19–6.]
(a) Full-wave rectifier circuit (including a transformer so the magnitude of the voltage can be changed).

Figure 29-32 (a) Full-wave rectifier circuit (including a transformer so the magnitude of the voltage can be changed).

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. $5.1 \textrm{ mA}$
  2. $3.6 \textrm{ mA}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 29, Problem 31

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Chapter 29, Problem 31 is solved.

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