# Problem Set #2

(1) A three-phase half-wave controlled rectifier is operated from a three-phase Yconnected 208-V (line-to-line voltage), 60Hz supply and the load resistance is R = 10 Ω. If the delay angle α = 15°, calculate, (a) the average output voltage, (b) the rms and average output currents, (c) the average and rms thyristor currents, (d) the output power, (e) sketch the waveforms of the output voltage, the output current, the thyristor current, the source current of phase a, and the voltage across the thyristor connected to phase a. (2) Repeat problem (1) for a resistive load R = 15 Ω and a delay angle α = 60°. (3) Repeat problem (1) if the load is highly inductive with a resistance R = 10 Ω in series with a battery E = -100 V, and the delay angle α = 120°. (4) Repeat problem (3) if a free wheeling diode is connected across the load. (5) A three-phase full-wave controlled rectifier is operated from a three-phase Yconnected 208-V (line-to-line voltage), 60Hz supply and the load resistance is R = 10 Ω. If the delay angle α = 90°, calculate, (a) the average output voltage, (b) the rms and average output currents, (c) the average and rms thyristor currents, (d) the output power, (e) sketch the waveforms of the output voltage, the output current, the thyristor current, the source current of phase a, and the voltage across the thyristor T1. (6) A three-phase full-wave controlled rectifier is operated from a three-phase Yconnected 220-V (line-to-line voltage), 60Hz supply and the load is highly inductive with a resistance R = 5 Ω in series with a battery E = 20 V and the delay angle α = 75°, calculate, (a) the average output voltage, (b) the rms and average output currents, (c) the average and rms thyristor currents, (d) the output power, (e) sketch the waveforms of the output voltage, the output current, the thyristor current, and the voltage across the thyristor T1. (7) Repeat problem (6) if the delay angle α = 90° and a free wheeling diode is connected across the load. (8) A three-phase full-wave half-controlled rectifier is operated from a three-phase Yconnected 220-V (line-to-line voltage), 60Hz supply and the load is highly inductive with a resistance R = 5 Ω and the delay angle α = 30°, calculate, (a) the average output voltage, (b) the rms and average output currents, (c) the average and rms thyristor currents, (d) the output power, (e) sketch the waveforms of the output voltage, the output current, the thyristor current, and the voltage across the thyristor T1.

(9) A three-phase full-wave half-controlled rectifier is operated from a three-phase Yconnected 220-V (line-to-line voltage), 60Hz supply and the load is highly inductive with a resistance R = 5 Ω and the delay angle α = 120°, calculate, (a) the average output voltage, (b) the rms and average output currents, (c) the average and rms thyristor currents, (d) the output power, (e) sketch the waveforms of the output voltage, the output current, the thyristor current, and the voltage across the thyristor T1.