GATE EE

Single and Three Phase Rectifier

Power Electronics

(Past Years Questions)

Marks 1

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The waveform of the current drawn by a semi-converter from a sinusoidal AC voltage source is shown in the figure. If I0 ...
GATE EE 2018
A single phase fully controlled rectifier is supplying a load with an anti-parallel diode as shown in the figure. All sw...
GATE EE 2018
In the circuit shown, the diodes are ideal, the inductance is small, and $${{\rm I}_0} \ne 0.$$ Which one of the follow...
GATE EE 2017 Set 2
A phase-controlled, single-phase, full-bridge converter is fed from a $$230$$ $$V,$$ $$50$$ $$Hz,$$ $$AC$$ source. The f...
GATE EE 2017 Set 2
The figure below shows the circuit diagram of a controlled rectifier supplied from a $$230V,$$ $$50$$ $$Hz,$$ $$1$$-phas...
GATE EE 2017 Set 2
A half-controlled single-phase bridge rectifier is supplying an $$R$$-$$L$$ load. It is operated at a firing angle $$α$$...
GATE EE 2012
The fully controlled thyristor converter in the figure is fed from a single-phase source. When the firing angle is $${0^...
GATE EE 2010
A single $$-$$ phase fully controlled thyristor bridge $$ac$$ $$-$$ $$dc$$ converter is operating at a firing angle of $...
GATE EE 2007
A single phase full $$-$$ wave half $$-$$ controlled bridge converter feeds an inductive load. The two $$SCR's$$ in the ...
GATE EE 2007
A single $$-$$ phase half wave uncontrolled converter circuit is shown in figure. A $$2$$ -winding transformer is used a...
GATE EE 2006
A three - phase diode bridge rectifier is fed from a $$400$$ $$V$$ $$RMS$$. $$50$$ $$Hz$$, three $$-$$ phase $$AC$$ sour...
GATE EE 2005
The circuit in figure shows a full-wave rectifier. The input voltage is $$230$$ $$V$$ $$(rms)$$ single-phase ac. The pea...
GATE EE 2004
The circuit in figure shows a $$3$$ $$-$$ phase half $$-$$ wave rectifier. The source is a symmetrical, $$3$$ $$-$$ phas...
GATE EE 2004
A fully controlled natural commuted $$3$$-phase bridge rectifier is operating with a firing angle $$\alpha = {30^0}.$$ ...
GATE EE 2003
A six pulse thyristor rectifier bridge is connected to a balanced $$50Hz$$ three phase $$ac$$ source. Assuming that the ...
GATE EE 2002
$$AC$$ to $$DC$$ circulating current dual converters are operated with the following relationship between their triggeri...
GATE EE 2001
A thyristorised three phase fully controlled converter feeds a $$dc$$ load that draws a constant current. Then the input...
GATE EE 2000
Resonant Converter's are basically used to
GATE EE 1999
In a dual converter, the circulating current
GATE EE 1997
In a $$3$$ - phase controlled bridge rectifier, with an increase of overlap angle the output $$dc$$ voltage
GATE EE 1996
A single phase diode bridge rectifier supplies a highly inductive load. The load current can be assumed to be ripple fre...
GATE EE 1995
A three phase $$ac$$-to-$$dc$$ diode bridge rectifier is supplied from a three-phase, $$440V$$ source. The rectifier sup...
GATE EE 1995
The output voltage of a six - pulse double star rectifier is the same as that of a three - phase half wave rectifier
GATE EE 1994
Referring to the figure the type of load is ...
GATE EE 1994
In the circuit shown in fig, $$L$$ is large and the average value of $$'i'$$ is $$100A.$$ The thyristor is gated in the ...
GATE EE 1992

Marks 2

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A phase controlled single phase rectifier, supplied by an AC source, feeds power to an R-L-E load as shown in the figure...
GATE EE 2018
The figure below shows an uncontrolled diode bridge rectifier supplied form a $$220$$ Z$$V,$$ $$50$$ $$Hz,$$ $$1$$-phase...
GATE EE 2017 Set 1
A full-bridge converter supplying an RLE load is shown in figure. The firing angle of the bridge converter is 120º. The ...
GATE EE 2016 Set 2
A single-phase bi-directional voltage source converter (VSC) is shown in the figure below. All devices are ideal. It is ...
GATE EE 2016 Set 2
In the given rectifier, the delay angle of the thyristor $${T_1}$$ measured from the positive going zero crossing of $${...
GATE EE 2015 Set 2
A three-phase fully controlled bridge converter is fed through star-delta transformer as shown in the figure. The conv...
GATE EE 2014 Set 3
A diode circuit feeds an ideal inductor as shown in the figure. Given $${V_s} = 100\,\,\sin \,\left( {\omega t} \right)V...
GATE EE 2014 Set 3
A fully controlled converter bridge feeds a highly inductive load with ripple free load current. The input supply $$\lef...
GATE EE 2014 Set 2
The figure shows the circuit diagram of a rectifier. The load consists of a resistance $$10\,\Omega $$ and an inductance...
GATE EE 2014 Set 1
The input voltage given to a converter is $${V_i} = 100\sqrt 2 \,\,\,\sin \,\,\,\left( {100\pi t} \right)\,\,V$$ The cu...
GATE EE 2011
The input voltage given to a converter is $${V_i} = 100\sqrt 2 \,\,\,\sin \,\,\,\left( {100\pi t} \right)\,\,V$$ The cu...
GATE EE 2011
A solar energy installation utilize a three – phase bridge converter to feed energy into power system through a transfor...
GATE EE 2011
A solar energy installation utilize a three – phase bridge converter to feed energy into power system through a transfor...
GATE EE 2011
The circuit shows an ideal diode connected to a pure inductor and is connected to a purely sinusoidal $$50$$ $$Hz$$ volt...
GATE EE 2009
A single phase full bridge converter supplies a load drawing constant and ripple free load current. If the triggering an...
GATE EE 2008
A three phase fully controlled bridge converter is feeding a load drawing a constant and ripple free load current of $$1...
GATE EE 2008
A single - phase half controlled converter shown in the figure feeding power to highly inductive load. The converter is ...
GATE EE 2008
A single phase fully controlled converter bridge is used for electrical braking of a separately excited $$dc$$ motor. Th...
GATE EE 2008
A single $$-$$ phase, $$230$$ $$V$$, $$50$$ $$Hz$$ $$ac$$ mains fed step down transformer $$(4:1)$$ is supplying power t...
GATE EE 2007
In the circuit of adjacent figure the diode connects the $$ac$$ source to pure inductance $$L.$$ The diode conducts f...
GATE EE 2007
A $$3$$ $$-$$ phase fully controlled bridge converter with free wheeling diode is fed from $$400$$ $$V$$, $$50$$ $$Hz$$ ...
GATE EE 2006
A solar cell of $$350V$$ is feeding power to an $$ac$$ supply of $$440$$ $$V,$$ $$50$$ $$Hz$$ through a $$3$$- phase ful...
GATE EE 2006
A single - phase bridge converter is used to charge a battery of $$200$$ $$V$$ having an internal resistance of $$2\,\,\...
GATE EE 2006
Consider a phase $$-$$ controlled converter shown in figure The thyristor is fired at an angle $$\alpha $$ in every posi...
GATE EE 2005
A phase - controlled half - controlled single - phase converter is shown in figure. The control angle $$\alpha = {30^ \...
GATE EE 2003
A three phase thyristor bridge rectifier is used in a $$HVDC$$ link. The firing angle $$\alpha $$ (as measured from the ...
GATE EE 2002
In the single phase diode bridge rectifier shown in fig, the load resistor is $$R = 50\Omega .$$ The source voltage is...
GATE EE 2002
A half-wave thyristor converter supplies a purely inductive load, as shown in figure. If the triggering angle of the thy...
GATE EE 2001
When the firing angle $$\alpha $$ of a single phase, fully controlled rectifier feeding constant $$d.c.$$ current into a...
GATE EE 1998
A $$3$$-phsae, fully controlled, converter is feeding power into a $$d.c.$$ load at a constant current of $$150A.$$ The ...
GATE EE 1998

Marks 5

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A three phase diode bridge is used to provide rectified output from a $$400V,$$ $$50$$ $$Hz,$$ $$3$$- phase supply to a ...
GATE EE 1999
An $$SCR$$ is connected in series with a $$300V$$ $$ac$$ supply and a $$300$$ ohms load resistor calculate (a) The readi...
GATE EE 1997

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