Current Division rule

As we know, in a parallel circuit current divides into all branches. The current flow through each branch is inversely proportional to the resistance offered by each one them. The…

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Norton’s Theorem – Explained

Norton’s theorem is used to simplify complex linear circuits and making circuit analysis easy and fast. This theorem was proposed by E. L. Norton, an American engineer at Bell Laboratories.…

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What is an arc chute?

When a circuit breaker interrupts high currents, an electric arc is generated. An electric arc is the discharge of electric current through gas or air. The conduction of electric charges…

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High Leg delta connection

Power is transmitted over long distances at high voltage. In order to supply domestic and residential applications, it needs to be stepped down to 120V or 230V single phase. This…

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Electrical wiring colour codes

Electrical engineers and electricians follow predefined wiring colour codes while wiring houses, commercial buildings and industrial panel boards. The colour codes followed is slightly different in every part of the…

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Difference between NO and NC

In every control circuits and automation systems, logic is developed based on the open or closed state of switches, sensors or relays. Hence it is mandatory to know the concept…

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