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    forms‚ alternating current and direct current. Direct current (dc) comes from generators that do not change in polarity‚ always producing a positive charge. In alternating current (ac) the polarity of the terminals is always changing from positive to negative. Thus you are left with alternating current flow. There are different ways of measuring and generating alternating and direct current. Direct current only flows in one direction in a circuit. Because the polarity of a direct current voltage

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    non-technological factor to shape electricity was the business- and competition-fueled "War of Currents" of the late 19th century between alternating and direct current – AC and DC‚ respectively ("Electricity‚" 2006). During the initial years of electricity distribution‚ Thomas Edison ’s direct current was the standard for the United States‚ and Edison was not disposed to lose all his patent royalties. Direct current worked well for the incandescent lamps that were the principal load of the day. However

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    for some of the modern conveniences of today‚ Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla. Edison perfected the incandescent light bulbs and devised a system of electrical current for homes and businesses. Tesla’s biggest innovation was introducing alternating current as the standard for modern electric power‚ breaking Edison’s monopoly on direct current power. Inventors Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla were opposite sides of the same coin. Edison‚ a brilliant business man with no formal education and Tesla‚

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    INTRODUCTION Tachogenerator is an electromechanical device which generates an electrical output directly proportional to the speed of the rotating systems. Tachogenerators are basically transducers. This transducer converts the speed of rotation directly into electrical signal. The angular speed is converted into a directly dependent voltage signals. The voltage thus generated is fed to a speedometer for speed measurement and /or used as a feedback signal for controlling the speed of a rotating

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    Alternating Current RC and LRC Circuits Lab 7 November 12‚ 1012 109989- 5:30 PM Abstract Within this experiment we recorded that the theoretical capacitance of 0.470 is accurate with the capacitor from box C. The LRC circuit is proven to have a voltage accurate with the measured generator voltage because the largest percentage of error ‚ 0.55 % error‚ is much lower than 5% error. Summary The idea of the alternating current RC and LRC circuits lab is to record the value

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    ELECTROMECHANICAL ANALYSIS LAB EMET 3424_70 TUESDAY‚ FEBUARY 20‚ 2001 8:00 – 9:50AM‚ SET 363 LAB#3 LVDT CALIBRATION PREPARER: Scott Greenberg Address: Mac S J5C4 Phone: 607-587-2615 E-mail: greenbse@alfredstate.edu INSTRUCTOR: Nicholas Reitter III Office: SET 3668 Phone: 607-587-4670 E-mail: reitten@alfredstate.edu LAB PARTNERS: Scott Nicastro Jonathan Ewen LAB #3 -LVDT CALIBRATION(REV.3).DOC – GREENBERG: 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS P REPARER: ...................

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    After opening the first commercial power plant‚ Edison was only able to distribute electricity to one square mile of Manhattan and so it was found that using direct current (DC) was not an ideal way to get electricity distributed across long distances. Around that same time‚ Nikola Tesla was diligently trying to master the alternate current (AC) motors and generators even though he was discouraged from doing so. After proving his invention to be a practical solution for this problem‚ George Westinghouse

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    WAR OF THE CURRENTS

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    Lot 2A‚ Bo. Maduya‚ Carmona‚ Cavite Assignment #1 War of the Currents Submitted by: 2nd Semester School Year2014-2015 BSIT401A Submitted to: Mr. Cedric G. Ner Instructor Name:Lope‚ Daniele N. Submission Date: January 12‚ 2015 Subj/Sec.: PHYSICS2/BSIT401A Rating: Instructor: Mr. Cedric G. Ner 1. Science and Technology has two sides‚ theory and practice. Which is more important: theory‚ practice or combination of

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    Eddy Current 1. The principles of eddy current testing depend on the process of electromagnetic induction. 2. This process includes a test coil through which vary or alternating current (AC) is passed. 3. A varying current flowing in a test coil produces a varying electromagnetic field around the coil‚ As shown in this diagram Amperage * # of coils= strength of magnetic field 4. The electromagnetic field produced around the coils is directly proportional

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    LCI Leakage Current Indicator SABYASACHI BHOWMIK CONTENTS : 1. Introduction 2. What is LCI ? 3. Working procedure of lci. 4. Circuit diagram 5. Claims. Introduction In our daily life‚ we use lots of electrical objects‚ such as‚ air cooler‚ electric fans‚ etc. In those objects‚ if there is leakage current‚ means‚ if a short circuit is made there‚ then the leakage current may cause a lot of harm to us. If unknowingly

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    supply electricity to cities in the late 1880s is often called the ’War of Currents ’‚ as this battle ultimately decided which type of current became the standard for the generation of electricity today. Due to different advantages and disadvantages‚ Edison promoted direct current (DC) for electric power distribution‚ whereas Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla both advocated alternating current (AC). Edison ’s direct current was initially the standard for the United States for electricity distribution

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    THE WAR OF CURRENTS Tesla vs Edison: THE WAR OF CURRENTS In the "War of Currents" era (sometimes "War of the Currents" or "Battle of Currents") in the late 1880s‚ George Westinghouse and Thomas Edison became adversaries due to Edison’s promotion of direct current (DC) for electric power distribution over alternating current (AC) advocated by Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla. Thomas Edison American inventor andbusinessman was known as "The Wizard of Menlo Park" and pushed

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    Passive Electronic Components and Circuits Laboratory 5 Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws Objective: o Kirchhoff’s voltage law (KVL)‚ o Kirchhoff’s current law (KCL)‚ o Verify Kirchhoff’s voltage and current laws using a given circuit. Equipment: o Digilent Electronics Explorer Board‚ o Digital Multi-Meter‚ o Assorted resistors. Theoretical support: o Laboratory 3‚ o Laboratory 4‚ o Lecture 4 (Microsoft Power Point Support):  Kirchhoff’s laws‚  Applying Kirchhoff’s laws.

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    ce between ac and dc current ASSIGNMENT 3 | BILAL ABID 01-133122-022 | MAM SOYIBA JAWED | DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AC AND DC CURRENT AC is short for alternating current. This means that the direction of current flowing in a circuit is constantly being reversed back and forth. The electrical current in your house is alternating current. This comes from power plants that

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    Current is a flow of electrical charge carriers‚ usually electrons or electron-deficient atoms. The common symbol for current is the uppercase letter I. The standard unit is the ampere‚ symbolized by A. One ampere of current represents one coulomb of electrical charge (6.24 x 1018 charge carriers) moving past a specific point in one second. Physicists consider current to flow from relatively positive points to relatively negative points; this is called conventional current or Franklin current. Electrons

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    ENGINEERING INSTRUCTION SMPS POWER PLANT (Model RMPS N X 100A / D) ITI 600 Amp No. SMPS/ D - 004 No of Pages. Issue No. Issued By: Approved By: Date of Issue No of Pages Issued by: Approved By: Date of Issue 11 01 T&D‚ Circle CGM T&D Circle 19-03-2005 NIL Amendment No (If Any) Restricted use by BSNL Employees only BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED (A Govt. of India Enterprise) All efforts have been made to incorporate all relevant up to date information available‚ any discrepancies or need

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    work with direct current (DC) that still impacts society. Despite this‚ Nikola Tesla has impacted the world through his work with alternating current (AC)‚ which are used to supply power to homes‚ and his creation of the first hydroelectric power plant. Thomas Edison made a monumental impact with his alteration of the electric light bulb‚ although he did not invent it himself. Tesla and Edison raced to prove that their type of current was more effective‚ in the “War of Currents‚” which is still

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    race to develop electricity. His name was George Westinghouse‚ and he was very interested in alternating current. Edison bought Tesla’s ideas‚ and developed an AC system that lit up the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Three years later an AC system began turning the energy of Niagara Falls into electricity. Before that Edison relied only on direct current which only went up to one mile while alternating current went over one hundred miles. Soon Tesla‚ who proudly became an American citizen in 1891‚ was

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    It is difficult to imagine a world where certain groundbreaking inventions such as the light bulb‚ electrical currents‚ the computer‚ or the automobile were never created or pursued. Without the inventions that built our world‚ I would not be able to type this argument in my well-lit‚ heated bedroom on my personal laptop computer using my wireless internet connection. In The Atlantic’s article‚ “They Made America‚” many inventors and innovators were included in the list of the top 100 people who

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    a soft iron core. It can decrease the voltage (called a step down transformer). or increase the voltage (called a step up transformer‚ shown below). Alternating current is passed through the primary coil (the input) which creates a changing magnetic field in the iron core. The changing magnetic field then induces alternating current of the same frequency in the secondary coil (the output). A step up transformer has more turns of wire on the secondary coil‚ which makes a larger induced

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