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Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC)

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Alternating Current (AC) vs. Direct Current (DC)

Postby chicagotech » Sun May 21, 2017 4:56 pm

Alternating current describes the flow of charge that changes direction periodically. AC is used to deliver power to houses, office buildings, etc.

Direct current is a bit easier to understand than alternating current. DC can be generated in a number of ways:
•An AC generator equipped with a device called a “commutator” can produce direct current
•Use of a device called a “rectifier” that converts AC to DC
•Batteries provide DC, which is generated from a chemical reaction inside of the battery
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