|Chronology||Current Month||Current Thread||Current Date|
|[Year List] [Month List (current year)]||[Date Index] [Thread Index]||[Thread Prev] [Thread Next]||[Date Prev] [Date Next]|
On 03/22/05 09:03, Carl Mungan wrote:When I migrated to New Zealand some 18 years ago and started teaching
2. Google also mentions that dc is sometimes used instead of ac for
long-distance transmission. Can someone give a brief explanation of
the most important advantages and trade-offs involved?
A major incentive for DC is that you don't have the
synchronization problems that come with AC.
On the other side of that coin, you need some
serious equipment at each end to do the AC/DC
and DC/AC conversion. Think about the power