periodic current

periodic current

[¦pir·ē¦äd·ik ′kə·rənt]
(oceanography)
Current produced by the tidal influence of moon and sun or by any other oscillatory forcing function.
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Periodic current dependencies in the excitation winding of the [phrase omitted] motor and the electromagnetic torque with a short excitation winding
As in the works previously mentioned, the authors are based on the representation of periodic currents and voltages in the trigonometric form of the Fourier series.