Electrical Engineering - Alternating Current and Voltage - Discussion

Discussion :: Alternating Current and Voltage - True or False (Q.No.11)

11. 

Amplitude is the maximum value of a voltage or current.

[A]. True
[B]. False

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Charlie said: (Jul 5, 2012)  
The peak is the maximum the amplitude just measures the height at a given time of the cycle.

Prashant Singh said: (Mar 5, 2014)  
It is similar english which says that amplitude indicates the peak of mountain. So we could conclude that amplitude = peak and some word in EEE are analogous to english technical words.

Sarfraj Nawaj said: (Sep 22, 2014)  
The maximum value, positive or negative, of an alternating quantity is known as its amplitude.

Psychoja said: (Aug 28, 2015)  
Nope, maximum is peak. Amplitude is in giving time, doesn't mean it is maximum. So the answer should be "False"!

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