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Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?

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Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / vigneshsriteee

Its neither dc nor ac.. its just a pulse... more powerful pulse..

Is This Answer Correct ?    80 Yes 9 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / srinivasa rao talasila

It is a high magnitude pulse in micro seconds discharge.

so many mega volts of supply will discharge in 10 power -6

Is This Answer Correct ?    33 Yes 9 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / sarfaraj shaikh

Its just a pulse.......its not D.C. or A.c.

Is This Answer Correct ?    20 Yes 4 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / tarun aggarwal ymca(tarun.agga

Lightning is an atmospheric electrostatic discharge (spark),SO Initially It is DC with an extremely fast rise time which gives it a high frequency AC component at the initial strike. Once the arc is established it contains all frequencies in the RF spectrum which makes it AC.

Is This Answer Correct ?    21 Yes 8 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / k.prakashchandra

It is a discharge between the oppositely charged and hence
can be considered as DC pulse as the 'only AC' appliances
burn out due to even small voltages caused by lightning
strokes and incandescent lamp remains unaffected.

Is This Answer Correct ?    6 Yes 3 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / koti

it is purely pulse with a time period in seconds
by using high voltage engineering methods we can use this

Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 0 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / sanjay rawat

all of u says that it is a pulse of high magnitude for micro sec
so this pulse is a spike
so we can concidered as ac

Is This Answer Correct ?    0 Yes 0 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / prakash

the lightning loda is ac

Is This Answer Correct ?    3 Yes 7 No

Whether the LIGHTNING is AC or DC?..

Answer / guest

it is pure dc only

Is This Answer Correct ?    1 Yes 11 No

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