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b. rms value of the rectified voltage.c. peak-to-peak value of the secondary voltage.d. average value of the rectified voltage.The correct answer is: peak value of the rectified voltage.Section 2-6 pg 58Know the ideal level of DC output voltage using a capacitor-input filter, without the voltage drop across the diode.Question 19The pinch-off voltage has the same magnitude as the _____.Select one:a. gate voltage.b. gate-source cutoff voltage.c. gate-source voltage.d. drain-source voltage.The correct answer is: gate-source cutoff voltage.Section 8-2 pg 390-391Determine the variable equivalent in magnitude to the pinch-off voltageQuestion 20The resistance of a forward-biased diode is _____.Select one:a. minimal above the knee of the curve.b. infinite.c. minimal below the knee of the curve.
d. perfectly linear.The correct answer is: minimal above the knee of the curve.Section 2-2 pg 37-38Understand how the dynamic resistance, or internal forward resistance of the diode, is affected as the forward voltage increases on the I-V curve.Question 21The small current when a diode is reverse-biased is called _____.Select one:a. reverse breakdown current.b. reverse-leakage current.c. conventional current.d. forward-bias current.The correct answer is: reverse-leakage current.Section 3-1 pg 119Define reverse-leakage currentQuestion 22What must be used in series with a forward-biased diode to prevent damage due to excessive current?Select one:a. NC switchb. Resistorc. Nothing is requiredd. AmmeterThe correct answer is: ResistorSection 2-1 pg 32Know the component connected in series with a diode to prevent damage from excessive current.Question 23When a 60 Hz sinusoidal signal voltage is applied to the input of a half-wave rectifier, the output frequency is _____.
Select one:a. 120 Hz.b. 60 Hz.c. 90 Hz.d. 30 Hz.The correct answer is: 60 Hz.Section 2-6 pg 60Given the input frequency of a half-wave rectifier circuit, determine the output frequency.