 Hello friends, I hope you all are doing great. In today’s tutorial, we will discuss What is the Voltage Source. The source is a device that transformed thermal energy, chemical energy, mechanical energy or any type of energy in the electrical form of energy. We can say that the source is such an instrument manufactured for generating electrical power.

The voltage source has 2 endpoints by which it connects in the circuitry, the ideal voltage source gives the constant value of the voltage in a circuitry irrespective of the variation in the resistance of the output. While non-ideal voltage source cannot provide the same voltage to the circuitry during load variation. The voltage source is the correspondent of the current source. This eclectic source ( voltage source) can be classified as the direct current or alternating current sources, the source which provides the constant value of voltage is called dc and other is called alternating source in this source polarity of voltage changes after some interval of time like sine waveform. The battery is the example of the direct current (DC) source and the power supplies in our homes is known (AC) sources. In today’s post, we will have a look at its circuit, types, use and working. So, let’s get started with what is the voltage source.

#### What is the Voltage Source

• The voltage source is an instrument which delivers the constant value of voltage in a circuitry irrespective of the variation in the resistance offered by the load.
• Such voltage source is also named as an ideal voltage source. In real-world such voltage source can be created, by assigning the 0 inner resistance and it can deliver constant voltage.

#### Types of Voltage Source

• There are the two main types of the voltage source first one is dependent source and other is the independent.
• The dependent voltage source has further two types.
• Voltage control voltage source
• current control  current source
• Independent source also has two catagories.
• DC Voltage source
• AC voltage source
• Now discuss all these categories one by one

#### Independent Voltage Source

• This voltage source provides the constant value of the voltage, its voltage value does not depend on the other parameters of circuitry like resistance, or capacitance of the circuitry.

DC Voltage Source

Alternating Voltage Source

#### Dependent Voltage Sources

• The output of the source does not remain constant but continuously vary is called a dependent voltage source.
• Its output voltage varies according to the changing in the other parameters of circuitry like current, resistance.
• If the voltage of the source depends on the voltages of other components of the circuitry then it called voltage-controlled voltage source.
• If the value of the voltages of the voltage source depends on the current of the other components then it known as the current-controlled voltage source.
• The given diagram shows all these voltage sources.

#### Comparison Between Voltage Source and Current Source

Voltage source

• Mostly sources of electrical power like battery are known as a voltage source.
• In case of open circuitry, the ideal source delivers no power, in case of short circuitry it gives infinite power.
• This ideal device has the 0-ohm internal resistance but the practical source has less value of inner resistance but not zero.

Current Source

• The current source delivers the non-variable current when the connected load has less value of resistance.
• In the case of the short circuitry, the ideal source delivers the no power, but in case of open circuit, its power value becomes infinity.
• The ideal source has infinite resistance value and the practical source has high but in some limit value of the resistance.

#### Ideal Voltage Source

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