direct current

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Synonyms for direct current

an electric current that flows in one direction steadily

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The 30A DC Current sensor is a simple hall-effect current sensor that can be wired in series with a system to measure the current flowing through it.
Thus, the total current is the sum of the DC current and the amplitude of the AC current.
In order to characterize the effects of water electrolysis on cell growth and glucose uptake, electrolytic stimulation experiments with DC current at various intensity were conducted.
This paper proposes a method that provides precise control of DC bias offset through the injection of DC current on the secondary side.
The system is easy to manage and uses DC current (5-25 ASF).
The ES2171 outputs dc current signals in a 0-20 mA or 4-20 mA range.
The 993EN accepts DC current with [+ or -] 20 mA, 0-20 mA, or 4-20 mA input ranges.
Based on pulse-width modulation technology, the process creates a voltage spike by switching on and off a DC current. Using an instrument panel, the operator matches the signal's peak amplitude to the characteristics of each battery, making it useful for individual motive battery cells of 2-volts, or an entire battery bank of up to 80-volts.
In a conventional scheme with a long DC cable, a lowering of the inverter voltage can cause a large DC current surge due to the discharge of the capacitor, which increases the likelihood of commutation failure.
On-chip circuitry enables this model to operate with single positive control voltages from 0/+3 V to 0/+8 V, with low DC current consumption.
One RTD is self-heated using a constant DC current. The other RTD is unheated and provides an accurate process temperature reference.
The companies said the new system, which will be capable of converting the available hydrogen into DC current, is also being designed to integrate safely and reliably with chlor alkali electrolyzers, "avoiding any interference with ongoing plant production."
EVP valves provide control of air or gas flow, vary output flow based on the current input to the solenoid, and can be controlled using DC current, open- or closed-loop control, and pulse width modulation.
Two new input modules from Acromag, designed to interface six differential DC voltage or DC current signals directly to an Ethernet Modbus/TCP 10/100 network, are said to be "ideal" for remote I/O functions at distributed sites with low point counts.
Collector-emitter voltage on the output phototransistor is 30V, with an emitter-collector voltage of 5V; collector DC current is 50 mA with 100 mW of power dissipation.