“AC” Alternating Current

Alternating Current (AC)

– is a type of electrical current in which the direction of electron flow cyclically reverses at regular intervals. It is characterized by its ability to efficiently transmit electricity over long distances and is the standard form of electricity used in homes and most commercial applications worldwide.

If we put it through an oscilloscope, the resulting waveform will have different shapes: a sinusoidal, square or sawtooth.