ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q43.
A1. Transformer, rectifier, filter, regulator.
A2. To change ac to pulsating dc.
A3. To change pulsating dc to pure dc.
A4. To maintain a constant voltage to the load.
A5. The half-wave rectifier.
A6. 15.9 volts.
A7. It isolates the chassis from the power line.
A8. The fact that the full-wave rectifier uses the full output, both half cycles, of the transformer.
A9. 120 hertz.
A10. 63.7 volts.
A11. Peak voltage is half that of the half-wave rectifier.
A12. The bridge rectifier can produce twice the voltage with the same size transformer.
A13. It will decrease. Capacitance is inversely proportional to:
A14. The capacitor filter.
A16. At a high frequency.
A17. A filter circuit increases the average output voltage.
A18. Value of capacitance and load resistance.
A21. The CEMF of the inductor.
A22. From 1 to 20 henries.
A25. When ripple must be held at an absolute minimum.
A26. LC capacitor-input filter.