(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

How to find the input power factor(PF) and total harmonic distortion (THM) of a halfwave rectifier with a free wheeling diode, ripple free load current, and transformer turns ratio of 1?

2. Relevant equations

PF = (Vs*Is*Cos(theta))/(Vs*Is)

THD = [(Is/Is1)^2 - 1]^0.5

Vs = transformer secondary rms voltage

Is = transformer secondary rms current

Is1 = fundamental of Is

3. The attempt at a solution

I get confused on finding the Is and Is one. other method of finding PF is using

PF = Pac/VA where

Pac = output rms power

VS = transformer volt-ampere rating

how do I solve this problem?

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# Homework Help: Halfwave rectifier

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