i have known since i was a child that alternating current means the current "switches direction" 60 times a second (or 50 times a second, euros) but i justt now realized that i have no idea what that means and it makes zero sense to me
@prophet_goddess If your confusion comes where I think it does: the electrons don't physically move like they do in the diagrams/visualizations. The current is moving properly even though the polarity switches rather than "jiggling" in place.
@prophet_goddess We're hung up in different places then, no worries ^^ My issue with getting it was like "if the current flow is just bouncing back and forth all the time how does any energy actually flow"
@prophet_goddess besides knowing the basic components and the most basic circuits, i don't really understand the fundamentals, although it's always been on my list of things i want to learn since like high school.