Why can't A.C current be used for electrolytic reactions

Asked by Arjun | 10th Oct, 2012, 07:52: PM

Expert Answer:

as we know that ac current changes its direction form negative to positve in one cycle so in electrolytic reactions,  the nety work done in a ac current will be zero as the particles in the solution will just end up vibrating.

Answered by  | 12th Oct, 2012, 09:26: PM

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