Describe the difference between direct and alternating current.

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Describe the difference between direct and alternating current.

 Particulars Direct Current Alternating Current 1. Waveform 2. Definition It is the current whose magnitude and direction do not change with respect to time. It is the current whose magnitude and direction continuously changes with respect to time. 3. Use of transformer Not possible Possible 4. Design of machines Complicated Simple 5. Frequency Zero It is 50 Hz or 60 Hz depending upon country. 6. Obtained from Battery, Cell and DC Generator Alternator 7. Passive parameters Resistance only Resistance, Inductance, Capacitance. 8. Applications DC machines, HVDC system, electroplating, Battery charging, Traction. AC machines, Domestic and industrial supply.

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