IB Physics: Rectification

Rectify means "to put right", why is the word also used for changing AC to DC?Once you start adding diodes together to make circuits it is difficult to follow what is happening to the electrons in each junction. To build circuits you only need to know what the component does not how it works. Physics is concerned with the principles that govern the operation of e.g. a diode, electrical engineers construct circuits (they...

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