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Application of bridge rectifier?


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Answered 2011-09-14 20:15:21

A bridge rectifier, is a group of rectifiers (4 in a single phase) wired so that each half of an AC current is passed to respective positive and negative lines of a DC output.

It provides full wave rectification of AC into DC.

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