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Re: East Coast outage?

  • From: Chris Lewis
  • Date: Sun Aug 17 08:15:32 2003

hackerwacker@tarpit.cybermesa.com wrote:


I am a little rusty on this one, but I seem to remember that AC travels only on the outside skin of the wire but DC uses all the wire.
"Skin effect" is only significant at high frequencies (lots of megahertz and up). At 60hz it can be ignored.






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