# What is the purpose of a capacitor in an AC circuit?

What is the purpose of a capacitor in an AC circuit?

Every AC supply is not ideal AC it contains DC component so to provide restriction to DC component in supply we have to use Capacitor

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Description : Power factor of an inductive circuit is usually improved by connecting capacitor to it in?

Answer : Power factor of an inductive circuit is usually improved by connecting capacitor to it in parallel.

Description : For a DC circuit capacitor is

Answer : For a DC circuit capacitor is virtually an open circuit

Description : What is the role of a capacitor in a circuit?

Description :  An AC supply of 230 V is applied to a half-wave rectifier circuit through a transformer having primary to secondary turn’s ratio 12:1. The peak inverse voltage is A) 8.62 V B) 12 V C) 19.17 V D) 27.11 V

Answer :  An AC supply of 230 V is applied to a half-wave rectifier circuit through a transformer having primary to secondary turn’s ratio 12:1. The peak inverse voltage is A) 8.62 V B) 12 V C) 19.17 V D) 27.11 V

Description : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be  (1) unaffected (2) decreased (3) increased (4) either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field

Answer : An unshielded moving iron voltmeter is used to measure the voltage in an AC circuit. The stray DC magnetic field having a component along the axis will be either decreased or increased depending on the direction of the DC field