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By using the proper test system, precise tests can be done to determine the effects of voltage level, frequency of the alternating voltage and bias voltage.
Alternating current didn't seem as useful as direct current, but then in 1883 a Croatian electrical engineer, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), constructed an induction motor that could make use of alternating current to do useful work.
This research service titled North American Small Alternating Current Motors Markets provides analysis of the different kinds of small AC motors, end-user analysis, as well as geographic and competitive analysis.