Floyd Self-test in Diodes and Applications

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Floyd Self-test in Diodes and Applications

This is the Self-test in Chapter 2: Diodes and Applications from the book Electronic Devices Conventional Current Version, 9th edition by Thomas L. Floyd. If you are looking for a reviewer in Electronics Engineering this will definitely help you before taking the Board Exam.

Floyd Self-test Chapter 2 Topic Outline

  • Floyd Self-test in Diode Operation
  • Floyd Self-test in Voltage-Current (V-I) Characteristics of a Diode
  • Floyd Self-test in Diode Models
  • Floyd Self-test in Half-Wave Rectifiers
  • Floyd Self-test in Full-Wave Rectifiers
  • Floyd Self-test in Power Supply Filters and Regulators
  • Floyd Self-test in Diode Limiters and Clampers
  • Floyd Self-test in Voltage Multipliers
  • Floyd Self-test in The Diode Datasheet

If you are looking for the Multiple Choice Questions in Floyd’s Electronic Devices proceed to

Start Practice Exam Test Questions

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. The average value of a half-wave rectified voltage with a peak value of 200 V is

(a) 63.7 V

(b) 127.2 V

(c) 141 V

(d) 0 V

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

2. When a 60 Hz sinusoidal voltage is applied to the input of a half-wave rectifier, the output frequency is

(a) 120 Hz

(b) 30 Hz

(c) 60 Hz

(d) 0 Hz

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

3. The peak value of the input to a half-wave rectifier is 10 V. The approximate peak value of the output is

(a) 10 V

(b) 3.18 V

(c) 10.7 V

(d) 9.3 V

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

4. For the circuit in the previous question, the diode must be able to withstand a reverse voltage of

(a) 10 V

(b) 5 V

(c) 20 V

(d) 3.18 V

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

5. The average value of a full-wave rectified voltage with a peak value of 75 V is

(a) 53 V

(b) 47.8 V

(c) 37.5 V

(d) 23.9 V

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

6. When a 60 Hz sinusoidal voltage is applied to the input of a full-wave rectifier, the output frequency is

(a) 120 Hz

(b) 60 Hz

(c) 240 Hz

(d) 0 Hz

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

7. The total secondary voltage in a center-tapped full-wave rectifier is 125 V rms. neglecting the diode drop, the rms output voltage is

(a) 125 V

(b) 177 V

(c) 100 V

(d) 62.5 V

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

8. When the peak output voltage is 100 V, the PIV for each diode in a center-tapped full-wave rectifier is (neglecting the diode drop)

(a) 100 V

(b) 200 V

(c) 141 V

(d) 50 V

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

9. When the rms output voltage of a bridge full-wave rectifier is 20 V, the peak inverse voltage across the diodes is (neglecting the diode drop)

(a) 20 V

(b) 40 V

(c) 28.3 V

(d) 56.6 V

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

10. The ideal dc output voltage of a capacitor-input filter is equal to

(a) the peak value of the rectified voltage

(b) the average value of the rectified voltage

(c) the rms value of the rectified voltage

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

11. A certain power-supply filter produces an output with a ripple of 100 mV peak-to-peak and adc value of 20 V. The ripple factor is

(a) 0.05

(b) 0.005

(c) 0.00005

(d) 0.02

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

12. A 60 V peak full-wave rectified voltage is applied to a capacitor-input filter. If f = 120 Hz, RL= 10 kΩ, and C = 10µF, the ripple voltage is

(a) 0.6 V

(b) 6 mV

(c) 5.0 V

(d) 2.88 V

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

13. If the load resistance of a capacitor-filtered full-wave rectifier is reduced, the ripple voltage

(a) increases

(b) decreases

(c) is not affected

(d) has a different frequency

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

14. Line regulation is determined by

(a) load current

(b) zener current and load current

(c) changes in load resistance and output voltage

(d) changes in output voltage and input voltage

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

15. Load regulation is determined by

(a) changes in load current and input voltage

(b) changes in load current and output voltage

(c) changes in load resistance and input voltage

(d) changes in zener current and load current

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

16. A 10 V peak-to-peak sinusoidal voltage is applied across a silicon diode and series resistor. The maximum voltage across the diode is

(a) 9.3 V

(b) 5 V

(c) 0.7 V

(d) 10 V

(e) 4.3 V

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

17. In a certain biased limiter, the bias voltage is 5 V and the input is a 10 V peak sine wave. If the positive terminal of the bias voltage is connected to the cathode of the diode, the maximum voltage at the anode is

(a) 10 V

(b) 5 V

(c) 5.7 V

(d) 0.7 V

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

18. In a certain positive clamper circuit, a 120 V rms sine wave is applied to the input. The dc value of the output is

(a)119.3 V

(b) 169 V

(c) 60 V

(d) 75.6 V

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

19. If the input voltage to a voltage tripler has an rms value of 12 V, the dc output voltage is approximately

(a) 36 V

(b) 50.9 V

(c) 33.9 V

(d) 32.4 V

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

20. In a rectifier circuit, if the secondary winding in the transformer opens, the output is

(a) 0 V

(b) 120 V

(c) less than it should be

(d) unaffected

View Answer:

Answer: Option A

Solution:

21. If one of the diodes in a bridge full-wave rectifier opens, the output is

(a) 0 V

(b) one-fourth the amplitude of the input voltage

(c) a half-wave rectified voltage

(d) a 120 Hz voltage

View Answer:

Answer: Option C

Solution:

22. If you are checking a 60 Hz full-wave bridge rectifier and observe that the output has a 60 Hz ripple,

(a) the circuit is working properly

(b) there is an open diode

(c) the transformer secondary is shorted

(d) the filter capacitor is leaky

View Answer:

Answer: Option B

Solution:

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