Reeve, John Formerly, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Mechanical switching
- Electronic commutation
- Artificial (forced) commutation
- Electrical noise
- Commutation with dc converter stations
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The process of transferring current from one connection to another within an electric circuit. Depending on the application, commutation is achieved either by mechanical switching or by electronic switching.
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