What is the diffference between a split ring and a slip ring?

Asked by  | 8th Mar, 2008, 11:04: AM

Expert Answer:

In an AC generator, the brushes run on slip rings which maintain a constant connection between the rotating coil and the external circuit.

In a DC generator, the brushes run on a split-ring commutator which reverses the connection between the coil and the external circuit for every half-turn of the coil.



Answered by  | 8th Mar, 2008, 12:02: PM

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