Fundamental Physics/Electricity/Electricity Types

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Electricity types[edit]

Electricity falls into the 2 types AC (Alternating Current) Electricity provides a sinusoidal time varying voltage over time and DC (Direct Current) provides constant voltage over time

DC Electricty[edit]

DC Electricty is generated from Electrolysis, Electrovoltaic, and PhotoElectric . DC Electricty provides constant voltage over time

Source of DC Electricity
Electrolysis Galvanic cell labeled.svg
Electrovoltaic Recarregável.JPG
Photonvoltaic Photoelectric effect.svg

AC Electricty[edit]

AC Electricty is generated from Electromagnetic induction . AC Electricty provides sinusoidal time varying voltage of the form

Source of AC generator

Electromagnetic inducton . Alternator 1.svg