# The frequency of an alternating current is?

The frequency of an alternating current is?

The frequency of an alternating current is the number of waves passing through a point in one second.

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Description : Alternating current (AC)

Last Answer : AC stands for Alternating Current meaning voltage or current that changes polarity or direction respectively over time. An Alternating Current (AC) is an electric current whose magnitude ... energy are known as alternators and are simpler construction than DC electromechanical generators.

Description : Describe the difference between direct and alternating current.

Last Answer : Direct current is the flow of electricity or charge in one direction..  Alternative current is the flow of charge that doesn't flow in one direction.

Description : When an alternating current passes through an ohmic resistance the electrical power converted into heat is?

Last Answer : When an alternating current passes through an ohmic resistance the electrical power converted into heat is true power.

Description : In the case of an unsymmetrical alternating current the average value must always be taken over?

Last Answer : In the case of an unsymmetrical alternating current the average value must always be taken over the whole cycle.

Description : Can you make alternating current through a battery?

Last Answer : Yes, we can make AC through a battery using an inverter.

Description : Alternating current

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Last Answer : Alternating current is measured by induction ammeter.

Description : In a series R-C circuit, with the increase in frequency, current (A) Reduces (B) Increases (C) Does not change (D) Becomes zero

Last Answer : In a series R-C circuit, with the increase in frequency, current Increases

Description : In a series RLC high Q circuit, the current peaks at a frequency  (1) equal to the resonant frequency (2) greater than the resonant frequency (3) less than the resonant frequency (4) equal to half the resonant frequency

Last Answer : In a series RLC high Q circuit, the current peaks at a frequency equal to the resonant frequency

Last Answer : For measuring current at high frequency we should use thermocouple instrument.

Description : Alternating voltages and phasors (Problem 15)

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Description : Alternating voltages and phasors phasor addition and division (Problem 3)

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Description : Alternating voltages and phasors : phasor addition (Problem 2)

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Description : Alternating voltages and phasors (Problem 1)

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Description : Principal of digital frequency meter.

Last Answer : The basic block diagram of basic digital frequency meter (DFM) is shown in above figure. The signal whose frequency we have to be measured is first to be amplified through amplifier. The output of amplifier ... = Number of counts. t = Time interval between start and stop condition of the gate.

Description : Define the following terms: 1) Virtual height 2) Actual height 3) Critical frequency. 4) Maximum usable frequency.

Last Answer : 1) Virtual height:- The incident and refracted rays follow paths that are exactly the same as they have been if reflection had taken place from a surface located at a greater height, called ... angle of incidence is other than the normal is known as maximum unstable frequency. MUF= fc secθ

Description : Draw the diagram and explain the working of ferrodynamic type frequency meter.

Last Answer : Ferrodynamic type frequency meter: (Electrical resonance type frequency meter): It consists of a fixed coil. The supply whose frequency is to be measured is connected across it. This coil ... so selected that the moving coil takes up a convenient position when frequency is of normal value.

Description : List the different types of frequency meters.

Last Answer : Different types of frequency meters  1. Reed type [Mechanical type] 2. Ferro-dynamic type [Resonances type] 3. Weston type 4. Ratio-meter type 5. Saturable core type 6. Digital type

Description : Explain working of Weston type frequency meter.

Last Answer : Weston Type Frequency Meter: There are two fixed coils marked as A and B. Each coil divided into two equal parts and are fixed such that their magnetic axis are perpendicular to each ... leading to deflections in either direction depending on the currents there in, due to changed impedances.

Description : State the application of phase sequence indicator; clip on ammeter, frequency meter & P.F. meter.

Last Answer : Phase Sequence Indicator:  1. For finding correct phase sequence of supply  2. For obtaining exact instant of parallel operation of alternators.  3. For obtaining reversal of rotation ...  4. In electroplating industries   5. In various processes industries for measuring power factor

Description : List two types of oscillator, which generates frequency in RF range.

Last Answer : Types of Oscillators generating frequencies in RF range: i) Hartley Oscillator ii) Colpitt’s Oscillator iii) Clapp Oscillator

Description : State the need of multistage amplifier. Draw frequency response of R-C coupled amplifier.

Last Answer : The need of multistage amplifier The voltage (or power) gain, obtained from a single stage small signal amplifier, is limited. Therefore, it is not sufficient for all practical applications. Therefore, in ... to use a MULTISTAGE AMPLIFIER .  Frequency response of R-C coupled amplifier.

Description : Define: 1) frequency, 2) cycle, 3) time period, 4) amplitude

Last Answer : 1) frequency: The total number of cycles completed in one second is called frequency. Its unit is cycles per second or Hertz (Hz). Its formula is f = 1/ T, where T is time period. ... is second per cycle. 4) amplitude: the maximum instantaneous value of sine wave is called as amplitude.

Description :  A pulse radar has a pulse repetition frequency (PRF) of 3 KHz. If the radar is emitting at 10 GHz, what is the maximum unambiguous range for this radar? A) 5 Km B) 5 m C) 50 Km D) 15 m

Last Answer :  A pulse radar has a pulse repetition frequency (PRF) of 3 KHz. If the radar is emitting at 10 GHz, what is the maximum unambiguous range for this radar? A) 5 Km B) 5 m C) 50 Km D) 15 m

Description : A pulse compression radar transmits an encoded pulse having a frequency chirp from 990 MHz to 1010 MHz centred around 1 GHz. The range resolution capability of this radar is A) 7.5 m B) 7.5 Km C) 75 m D) 750 m

Last Answer : A pulse compression radar transmits an encoded pulse having a frequency chirp from 990 MHz to 1010 MHz centred around 1 GHz. The range resolution capability of this radar is 7.5 m

Description : A series R-L-C Circuit has a resonant frequency of 1000 Hz. If the values of R, L and C are doubled, the new resonant frequency is

Last Answer : A series R-L-C Circuit has a resonant frequency of 1000 Hz. If the values of R, L and C are doubled, the new resonant frequency is 500 Hz

Description : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... Current will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

Last Answer : What would happen if a power transformer designed for operation on 50 Hz (frequency) were connected to a 500 Hz (frequency) source of the same voltage:  (A) Eddy Current and Hysteresis losses will be ... will be too much high  (C) Transformer may start to smoke and burn  (D) No effect

Description : What is the frequency of an alternator which has 2 poles and makes 3600 revolutions per minute? A) 3600 HZ B) 60 Hz C) 120 Hz D) None of these

Last Answer : What is the frequency of an alternator which has 2 poles and makes 3600 revolutions per minute? A) 3600 HZ B) 60 Hz C) 120 Hz D) None of these

Description : What happens to the voltage in the secondary when the frequency of the supply in the primary is decreased? A) It increases B) It decreases C) It remains the same D) Cannot say unless the actual percentage increase in the frequency is known

Last Answer : What happens to the voltage in the secondary when the frequency of the supply in the primary is decreased? A) It increases B) It decreases C) It remains the same D) Cannot say unless the actual percentage increase in the frequency is known

Description : The effective resistance of an iron-cored choke working on ordinary supply frequency is more than its true resistance because of?

Last Answer : The effective resistance of an iron-cored choke working on ordinary supply frequency is more than its true resistance because of iron loss in core.

Description : In a series L-C circuit at the resonant frequency the?

Last Answer : In a series L-C circuit at the resonant frequency the current is maximum.

Description : In R-L-C series resonant circuit magnitude of resonance frequency can be changed by changing the value of?

Last Answer : In R-L-C series resonant circuit magnitude of resonance frequency can be changed by changing the value of L or C.

Description : For a frequency of 200 Hz, the time period will be?

Last Answer : For a frequency of 200 Hz, the time period will be 0.005 s.

Description : Two waves of the same frequency have opposite phase when the phase angle between them is?

Last Answer : Two waves of the same frequency have opposite phase when the phase angle between them is 180°.

Last Answer :  A sine wave has a frequency of 50 Hz. Its angular frequency is 100 n radian/second.

Last Answer : Unit of frequency is herzt

Description : A sine wave voltage is applied across an inductor. When the frequency of the voltage is decreased, the current decreases.

Last Answer : The question seems to be wrong. Increase in frequency would actually decrease the current through the Inductor. This happens because inductive reactance Xl is directly proportional to frequency. And if frequency increases the value of Xl would ... vice versa. Xl= 2*pi*f*L I=E/Z Z=sqrt(R^2+Xl^2)

Description : Sinusoids find amplitude, period, frequency, voltage (Problem 1)

Last Answer : Sinusoids find amplitude, period, frequency, voltage (Problem 1)

Description : Classify the transformers based on the construction, frequency and power.

Last Answer : Classification of Transformer Based On: i) Construction: Shell type, Core type, Berry type ii) Change in voltage level: Step-Up, Step-Down, iii) Number of phases: Single phase, Three phase iv) ... Control vi) Cooling: Self-cooled, Air-cooled, Forced-air cooled, Oil-cooled, Forced-oil cooled.