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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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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Alternating current basics

Electrical Power is the basis of modern life. It forms the basis for industrial and infrastructure developments and makes our life more comfortable. Today, most of the power we use…

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Capacitance| What is a capacitor?

The basic capacitive device is a capacitor. A capacitor is a two-terminal energy storage device, that stores energy in its electric field. It can be found in turning and filtering…

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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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What is energy?

Energy can be defined as the capacity to do work. It can also be defined as “stored work”. The terms energy and power are confusing and are interchanged most of…

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What is Resistance?

As we know the current is the flow of free electrons through material from a higher potential to a lower potential. During this flow, few of these electrons collide with…

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