Chapter AC CIRCUITS Complete Explanation, Theory, and Question Answer Notes

0 reviews0 downloads

Checked for accuracy

When using pure resistors in AC circuits that have negligible values of
inductance or capacitance,


Additional information

AC THROUGH PURE RESISTIVE LOADS:
When using pure resistors in AC circuits that have negligible values of
inductance or capacitance, the same principles of Ohm’s Law, circuit rules for
voltage, current and power (and even Kirchhoff’s Laws) apply as they do for
DC resistive circuits the only difference this time is in the use of the
instantaneous “peak-to-peak” or “RMS” quantities. When working with AC
alternating voltages and currents it is usual to use only “RMS” values to avoid
confusion. Also, the schematic symbol used for defining an AC voltage source
is that of a “wave” line as opposed to a battery symbol for DC and this is
shown in this file.


Share: