Electricity/Alternating current

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AC (Alternating Current)Edit

Electricity provides a sinusoidal time varying voltage over time

 

SymbolEdit

o---[~]---o

Alternating Current and conductorEdit

ResistorsEdit

Voltage

 

Current

 

Power

 

Impedance

 

Reactance

 

CapacitorsEdit

 


Voltage

 

Current

 

Power

 

Impedance

 
 


Reactance

 

Phase angle difference

 

Time constant

 
 

Frequency respond

Low frequency .   ,   . Capacitor open circuit
High frequency.   ,   . Capacitor short circuit

InductorsEdit

Voltage

 

Current

 

Power

 

Impedance

 
 


Reactance

 

Phase angle difference

 

Time constant

 

Frequency respond

Low frequency .   ,   . Inductor shorts circuit
High frequency.   ,   . Inductor opens circuit

See AlsoEdit