Because the ACWV 33.

What is meant by the DC working voltage (DCWV) of a capacitor?

of the capacitor is

only 141.4 volts.

The highest

DC 34.

An AC circuit indicates 200 volts rms on an AC voltmeter. A capacitor used in this

voltage that can be

circuit must have a DCWV of at least 200 x 1.414, or 282.8 volts. (The maximum

safely applied to a

capacitor.

AC voltage must not exceed the DCWV.)

See the AC waveform.

An AC voltmeter indicates 100 volts rms in a circuit. To be safely used in this

circuit, a capacitor must have a DCWV of at least _____________ volts.

141.4

35.

A capacitor with an ACWV of 240 volts has a DCWV of

volts.

This capacitor cannot be used in an AC circuit with an Eeff greater

than

volts rms.

339.36

36.

A capacitor has a DCWV of 115 volts. What is the ACWV?

240

81.3

37.

What is meant by the DC working voltage (DCWV) of a capacitor

volts rms

(115 x .707)

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