Difference between neutral and earth

This article focus on explaining the similarities and dissimilarities between neutral and earth (ground). Understanding the difference between neutral and earth may be difficult in the beginning. A Lot of…

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Difference between over-current and overload

Over-current and overload are abnormal conditions occurring in a circuit. This article well explains the difference between over-current and overload. Difference between over-current and overload Over-current Any situation in which…

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Difference between Short circuit and overload

Short Circuit A short circuit occurs when two or more current-carrying conductors of different phases or different voltage levels or different terminal (in DC circuits) come in contact with each…

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Why ammeter is connected in series?

An Ammeter is a device used to measure the current flow through a conductor. The name is derived from the unit of current, Ampere. This article explains why is ammeter…

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Difference between circuit breaker and isolator

Isolator/ Disconnectors Isolator or disconnectors, as the name indicates, is a switching or isolation device, intended to disconnect equipment or electrical Circuit from the supply. It is an offload device,…

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Transformer Action

Transformer action is a phenomenon by which EMF(Electro-motive force) is induced in from one coil to the other coil by electro magnetic induction. It is the basic principle of electric…

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Difference between MCB and RCBO

MCB – Miniature Circuit Breaker and RCBO – Residual Current Circuit Breaker with Overload Protection are circuit protection devices. These devices are commonly used in low voltage power distribution and…

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What is meant by stalling of motor?

Stalling is a condition at which a motor stops rotating even when there is sufficient voltage at its terminals. This condition occurs when the torque required by the load is…

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