DC and AC Electricity Resources
by Ron Kurtus (revised 1 July 2016)
The following material are websites and books that can be used for further study in the area of direct current (DC) and alternating current (AC) electricity.
Electric Charge - Overview of charges, including history, from Wikipedia free encyclopedia
How Electricity Works - Animated guide
What is Electricity? - Overview of subject from electrical engineer
Electric charge and Coulomb's law - From Boston University lecture notes
Basic Electronics Tutorials - Tutorials on various electronics topics from the UK
DC Circuit Examples - Diagrams from Hyperphysics
DC Circuits - Department of Physics, University of Guelph
Direct Current description - Simple illustrations of DC
Electricity - Difference between AC and DC
Alternating Current - Overview of AC
Electrical Generator - AC or DC - Java animation of generator (may take a long time to load)
A Little History About Ohm - Short history
Ohm's Law - Explanation, including an Ohm's Law calculator
Basic Electrical Laws - Includes circuit theory
Electrical Circuit Formulae - High level equations for problem solving
Electrical Grounding- Information on grounding systems for buildings
Plug, socket & voltage by country - WolrdStandards.eu
Mains electricity by country - Wikipedia
Utility frequency - Wikipedia
Guide to International Travel With Electrical Appliances - Good information from Lewis N. Clark
World Electricity Standards - Plug and socket types
Wiring Your Home - Do-It-Yourself site
The Complete Guide to Home Wiring by Black & Decker; Creative Publishing International; (2001) $24.95 - How to do electrical repairs, improvements, and wiring and rewiring projects
This list will be growing in the future. Links to specific subject will also be included on the subject page. If you have some good Electricity links, let us know about them.
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