alternating current

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Synonyms for alternating current

an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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The group of nonlinear solutions is represented by the hysteresis or bangbang AC current controllers in [1].
Thus, pipeline operators should consider AC current density in any AC interference analysis.
It runs off AC current or a generator (the sound of which doesn't flare ducks, by the way).
The light produces 6,020 lumens and includes an inline transformer that allows operation with standard 120-277V AC current.
Pulse Engineering introduced its new Sidewinder AC current sensors.
In addition to AC current measurement, they also work with frequency, inrush, and min/max/avg functions.
Hilleary continued, "This is an essential tool for operators with pipelines near electrical transmission corridors that are at high risk for AC current induction.
Capable of logging current and amperage measurements unattended for days, weeks or months at a time, the HOBO U12-006 data loggers can use the new suite of split-core AC current transducers to get basic power trending information.
Thirteen chapters cover mathematical preliminaries, solutions to Laplace's equation, introduction to QuickField, electrostatics, magnetostatics, time-harmonic magnetics, transient magnetics, superconductivity, DC conduction analysis, AC current flow, thermal analysis, stress analysis, and electrical circuits.
Induction coils generate magnetic field and propelling force as the alternating AC current flows.
The limit alarm modules are available for DC current and voltage, RTD, thermocouple and AC current and voltage and include latching and non-latching devices.
The 961EN unit accepts 0-1mA, 0-20mA, or 4-20mA signals; it can also measure 0-20A AC using the optional AC current sensor.
Cameras can be battery powered or operate on AC current.
Once the event is over, the switch can be reset to resume AC current and surge protection.
Most solenoid valves now in operation are powered by AC current, primarily because AC voltages are more readily available.