intermittent current


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intermittent current

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′kə·rənt]
(electricity)
A unidirectional current that flows and ceases to flow at irregular or regular intervals.
(oceanography)
A unidirectional current interrupted at intervals.
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Let's calculate the voltage pulsation coefficient in the mode of intermittent currents for the motor 4[PI][PHI]180M with parameters P = 45 kW, U = 440 V, n = 1060 rpm, [I.sub.nom] = 115 A, [R.sub.a] = 50 m[ohm], [L.sub.a] = 4 mH, [T.sub.a] = 0.08 s.
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