An overview of Electric Machines

Electricity does not exist naturally in any useful form. It has to be generated from any other sources of energy such as solar, wind, hydro, thermal, atom, etc. Photovoltaic cells…

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What is meant by plugging a motor?

Induction motors are one of the major power-consuming load on the planet today and are widely used for all industrial and domestic applications. Plugging is one of the braking technique…

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Types of electric transformers

You might have come across various types of transformers in your daily life either knowingly or unknowingly. This article illustrates various transformer types. Before getting into classification, here is a…

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Difference between fuse and MCB

Circuit protection devices such as fuses and MCBs are used to safeguard any equipment from damages caused due to short circuits. The usage of these devices does not mitigate the…

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Utilization categories for low voltage switchgear

It is necessary to select the correct rating of switchgear for any application. Therefore, during selection, it is necessary to know the characteristics of the load. The International electrotechnical commission…

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