Alternating Current vs. Direct Current—What’s The Difference?

From a Lecture Series Taught by Professor Richard Wolfson, Ph.D.

In this video lecture taught by Professor Richard Wolfson, we examine the nuances and differences between alternating and direct currents.

See how transformers use electromagnetic induction to transform voltage levels in AC circuits, and observe the role of diodes and capacitors in regulating current.

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