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Electric AC frequencies

August 4 2010 at 9:01 AM
QUITTNER  (no login)

Response to Quite right

Yes, Vince. but there used to be also 25 Hertz (it was called cycles per second or cps, then), and on aircraft they use 400 Hz because at this frequency the volume of the iron cores needed is reduced, with aircraft usually trying to minimize weight.

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  • Correct - Vince on Aug 4, 2010, 12:43 PM
    • Re: Correct - QUITTNER on Aug 5, 2010, 8:30 AM
      • However - Vince on Aug 5, 2010, 10:21 AM