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why does a inductor allow d.c. current to pass through it,but did not allow a.c. to pass through it ?

why does a inductor allow d.c. current to pass through it,but did not allow a.c. to pass through it ?

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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
9 years ago

Dear student,

When your circuit starts up, your inductor creates an electrical current in the opposite direction. With dc, this effect vanished after the circuit is started. With ac, the current keeps starting and stopping so the inductor keeps creating a current in the opposite direction.

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Sumit Majumdar, 
askIITians Faculty
Ph.D, IIT Delhi

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