What is Rectification?


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Rectification in an electric circuit is the process of _____.

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1. Modern electric circuits use a component called the _____ to achieve rectification.

2. Full wave rectifiers are more efficient than half wave rectifiers because _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its attached worksheet will help you be sure you understand electrical rectification. You will be asked to identify how this is accomplished in electrical circuits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set, you'll test your understanding of:

  • Rectification as used in an electric current
  • Modern components used to create rectification
  • The design of bridge rectifiers

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to identify the type of rectifier used in a given circuit
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rectification in an electrical circuit
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as full wave and half wave rectifiers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the component that acts as the rectifier in modern electrical circuits

Additional Learning

To get a better understanding of this type of electrical component, view the lesson titled What is Rectification?. This lesson will help you with topics like:

  • Examples of rectified circuits
  • Parts used in a bridge rectifier
  • Common uses of rectifiers in modern devices
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