In a generator, an armature is spun inside a magnetic field. The armature consists of several coils which generate electrical energy as they spin through the magnetic fields. "Brushes" (electrical devices to transfer the electrical energy from the moving armature) conduct the electrical energy to a wire. The strength of the electrical output can be controlled by varying the strength of the stationary magnetic field that is OUTSIDE the spinning armature. If that magnetic field is to be changed, it typically must be an electromagnetic.
An ALTERNATOR is exatly the opposite. The brushes make contact with two spinning rings. The rings are connected to coils, and when voltage is applied the armature (in the case of an alternator it is called a "rotor") becomes a spinning electromagnet. A stationary coil or set of coils, depending on the complexity of the armature, generates electrical current as the magnets pass by.
An alternator produces "alternating current" electricity which must be converted to "direct current" in the case of automobiles. The conversion is relatively simple, using what is called a "diode plate", which is as the name suggests, a collection of diodes.
'Alternator' is simply another name for an a.c. generator.
None. 'Alternator' is simply another term for 'a.c. generator'.
Alternator and synchronous generator this both is not different m/c this are same things.
An alternator or synchronous generator is a machine where the frequency of voltages induced, currents produced maintains the constant relation ship with the synchronous speed.
what is the difference between Inverter generator and regular generator
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A generator generates Direct current electricity An Alternator generate alternating current In a car this current is run through rectifiers or diodes to convert it into DC.
the fundamental difference between a battery and a generator is that a battery uses chemicals
Alternator and ac generator is equal
The term, 'generator', can be applied to both A.C. and D.C. machines. An 'alternator' is specifically an A.C. generator. Power stations use alternators, because it is necessary to transmit electrical energy at high voltages, and this is done using transformers, which are A.C. machinesmain difference depends on magnetic field spin or fixed..."In an alternator, electricity is produced when a magnetic field spins inside the stator. In generator, the armature or windings of wire spin inside a fixed magnetic field to generate electricity"alternator use on smallscale production & generator use on large scale..
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Turn the DC generator inside out and you have an alternator .
This from the "Induction motor" article in Wikipedia: "In principle, any AC electrical generator can be called an alternator." The only difference between an AC motor and an AC generator is whether one has electrical energy put in to get mechanical energy out, or whether one has mechanical energy put in to get electrical energy out. That means the answer to your question is basically, "There is no physical difference between an AC motor and an alternator." The unit in question can be used in either way, and assumes a name based on which way it is used.
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What is the difference beetween a separately excited dc generator?"
The generator ( alternator ) is not charging properly.The generator ( alternator ) is not charging properly.
has an alternator
There is no similarity between the two objects.
The basic difference between a motor and a generator is that a motor converts electrical energy into mechanical energy while a generator converts mechanical energy into electrical.
is the speed of the generator
An oscillator is part of a generator. A generator has many more functions than a simple oscillator.
You wouldn't. Terminology wrong? An alternator is a generator that generates AC.
No, it is equipped with an alternator.