Answer to Question #213229 in Electrical Engineering for Manasa Reddyrajula

Question #213229

A Zener diode regulator circuit


must


provide a constant voltage of 12V, across


a 250Ω load resistor. The circuit uses a 24V input DC source, a 12V Zener


diode and a 50Ω series resistance. Calculate the minimum acceptable power


rating of the Zener diode.



1
Expert's answer
2021-07-07T09:38:02-0400

Total current in the circuit

Current in 250ohms resistor

Current through zener diode is

Minimum acceptable power is


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