alternating current

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Synonyms for alternating current

an electric current that reverses direction sinusoidally

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Then we increased the AC current step by step from 5 A to 27 A at a fixed frequency: Figure 4 showed the result of AC losses with the DC current of 45 A and the different amplitude of AC currents at the frequency of 250 Hz and 350 Hz.
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.
The new CTRC AC Current Transformers monitor circuits up to 2,000 amps and produce a safe, low voltage output proportional to the RMS current value.
I'm following in the footsteps of people like Nicholas Tesla, the inventor of AC current who gave away his knowledge and inventions for the greater good.
It runs off AC current or a generator (the sound of which doesn't flare ducks, by the way).
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.
Crucially, says Fischer, the system's "superposition of the DC [with] an AC current" allows voltages used by the bath electrodes to be cut by 60% compared with current processes.
permanent demagnetization with an ac current of at least 1 A, applied to the two outer shielding layers.