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Power electronics : half bridge vs H bridge

  1. Jan 6, 2016 #1
    what is the the Difference between the a H bridge and half bridge power inverter?
    i mean both do the same job ? what are the pro and contra of using a half/H bridge ? and how would it effect the size of a transformer if im using one

    thanks
     
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2016
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  3. Jan 6, 2016 #2

    Svein

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    A H bridge gives you essentially twice the voltage across the primary. For the same power into the transformer, this means half the current in the primary winding.
     
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