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Introduction to Alternating Current

Learning objectives

  • Explain the difference between AC power and DC
  • Define terminology relating to graphing AC power
  • Explain what is meant by effective values of AC power
  • Describe the common production of AC power
  • Define terms regarding the characteristics of AC power

Course overview

When you complete this lesson you will be able to explain the differences between AC power and DC power, define terminology relating to graphing AC power, and explain what is meant by effective values of AC power.
You will also be able to describe the common production of AC power and define terminology regarding the characteristics of AC power.

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