Differences between kW and kVA

kW and kVA are units of power. kW stands for kilo-watts and kVA stands for kilo-volts ampere. Let's see what is the difference between kW and kVA and how to…

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What is kVA?

kVA stands for kilo volt-amperes or simply 1000 volt-amperes. It is basically the unit of apparent power and is the product of RMS values of voltage and current. One kVA…

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Electrical wiring colour codes – Important

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

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Electric Short Circuit

Electricity is required for lighting up our homes and powering up the industries. It can be constructive or destructive depending on how carefully it is handled. One of the most…

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Real, Reactive, Complex and Apparent power

Today most of the electric loads work on AC power. Every electric load possess a certain amount of resistance. Some loads, in addition to resistance, possess capacitance or inductance. The…

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Basics of Alternating current

Electrical Power is the basis of modern life. It forms the basis for industrial and infrastructure developments and makes our life more comfortable. This article will help you understand the…

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Capacitance| What is a capacitor?

The device that offers pure capacitance is known as a capacitor. A capacitor is a two-terminal energy storage device, that stores energy in its electric field. It can be found…

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Inductance | What is an inductor?

Inductance A conductor carrying current produces a magnetic field around it. This magnetic field follows a circular path. When the same conductor is wound over a cylindrical solid core, the…

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What is Electric Power?

Before reading about electric power it is essential to have a basic idea about power. The word power is a little tricky to understand. Consider that you are riding a…

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