Alternating-Current Circuits and Machines

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Showing 1 - 20 of 64  The output voltage of an AC generator is of the form A typical frequency in household circuits is 60 Hz. Using radians for angular measure in this equation, what is the factor in radians per second for this frequency?
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C If the rotating coil used in a generator has its radius doubled, what change results in the amplitude of the voltage produced?
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B In some countries the AC frequency is 50 Hz. What is the time interval for one cycle at this frequency?
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B What is the effective (rms) current value for an AC current with an amplitude of 20 A?
Multiple Choice In an AC series circuit, the current in a pure resistor differs in phase with the applied voltage by what angle?
Multiple Choice The rate of heat dissipation in an AC circuit with resistance, R, and effective current, Irms, is given by which of the following?
Multiple Choice An AC voltage source, with a peak output of 200 V, is connected to a 25- resistor. What is the effective (or rms) current in the circuit?
Multiple Choice An AC voltage source, with a peak output of 200 V, is connected to a 25- resistor. What is the rate of energy dissipated due to heat in the resistor?
Multiple Choice The rms current is equal to the direct current that:
Multiple Choice An AC voltage source, with a peak output of 120 V, results in dissipation of energy in a resistor at rate of 50.0 W. What is the value of the resistance?
Multiple Choice The peak voltage of an AC source is 400 V. What is the rms voltage?
Multiple Choice In the typical household AC voltage of 120 V, what is the peak voltage?
Multiple Choice The frequency in an AC series circuit is halved. By what factor does this change the capacitive reactance?
Multiple Choice In an AC series circuit the capacitive reactance is 253 and frequency is 100 Hz. What is the capacitance?
Multiple Choice A 17.0-F capacitor is connected to an AC source with an rms voltage of 120 V and a frequency of 60.0 Hz. What is the rms current in the capacitor?
Multiple Choice When a 50-F capacitor is attached to an AC source, its capacitive reactance is 60 . If instead a 200-F capacitor is attached to the same source, what will be its capacitive reactance?
Multiple Choice In a capacitor in an AC circuit, the voltage:
Multiple Choice A 400-resistor and a capacitor are connected in parallel across a 300-Hz source. If the amplitude of the current in the resistor is equal to that in the capacitor, what is the value of the capacitance?
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