# what is voltage?

what is voltage?

Voltage is like water tank level and pipe is like resistance and flow of water is like current .
Voltage is the potential to do work , is the ratio of energy available to the charge expressed in volts.
Voltage is the force that applied to move electrons in the conductor.its unit is volt.
Voltage is the force that pushes current to flow in a conductor. It's unit is Volt (v).
Voltage is an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts

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Description : What is internal voltage drop and terminal voltage?

Answer : It is not permissible to just connect the positive terminal to the negative terminal of a cell with a copper wire. It will overheat and get damaged. This happens because the electromotive force (emf) ... than the nominal voltage (emf) of the cell and this lower voltage is called terminal voltage.

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Answer : What is a capacitor voltage transformer? A) It is a transformer used in power systems to step up low voltage signals and provide extra high voltage B) It is a transformer used in power systems ... power systems to step down extra high voltage signals and provide low voltage D) None of these

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Description : Consider a circuit with four resistors in series connected to a voltage source. What happens to the voltage across each resistor, if the value of each of the resistors is doubled? A) It will double B) It will remain the same C) It will be halved D) It will become zero

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Description : What is the RMS voltage in a series RL circuit, if the voltage across R and L is 256 V and 192 V respectively? A) 320 V B) 448 V C) 64 V D) None of these

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Description : what is the minimum voltage required to turn on a diode ?

Answer : 0.7 v sil and 0.3 v for gr

Description : If resistance is 8 Ohm and current is 16 ampere then what will be the voltage and power?

Answer : 128 volts ,2048 watts

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Description : what is ideal voltage source?

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Description : Limitation and application of High Voltage DC (HVDC)

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Description : State standard voltage in India for the following : (i) Generation Voltage (ii) Primary Transmission Voltage

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Answer : i) Knee voltage : The applied forward voltage, at which the PN junction starts conducting and current starts increasing exponentially is called knee voltage. It is 0.7V for Si and 0. ... semiconductor diode caused by diffusion of minority carriers from the neutral regions to the depletion region.

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Description : Is the power line voltage available in our homes a dc or an ac voltage?

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Description : Voltage ratio

Answer : Voltage ratio

Description : Voltage divider rule

Answer : Voltage divider rule

Description : Voltage formula

Answer : Voltage formula

Description : Self induced voltage across an inductance

Answer : Self induced voltage across an inductance

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Answer : Kirchhoff's voltage law

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Answer : Instantaneous value of a sine wave voltage

Description : Faraday's law of induced voltage

Answer : Faraday's law of induced voltage

Description : Why inductor current lags inductor voltage ?

Answer : Inductor is a wire wounding structure having a core material it induces emf which is opposite to the voltage supply and proportional to rate of change of current so current lags the voltage in inductor

Description : Explain how sinusoidal AC voltage is generated by using simple one loop generator.

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Description : Explain lagging quantity and leading quantity, explain this concept with voltage and current waveform

Answer : When two alternating quantities attain their respective zero or peak values simultaneously, the quantities are said to be in-phase quantities. When the quantities do not attain their respective zero or ... current is leading the voltage or the voltage is said to be lagging behind the current.

Description : Draw circuit diagram of voltage divider biasing list two advantages of voltage divider biasing of BJT.

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Answer : 1. Depletion region : The region consisting of immobile positive charge at n-side and immobile negative charge at p-side near the junction acts like a barrier and prevents the further flow of ... charge formed at the p-n junction is called barrier voltage, barrier potential or junction barrier.

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Answer : The permissible voltage variation in transmission and distribution system is: ±10%

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Answer : Step-down transformer converts high voltage and low current into: Low voltage and high current

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Answer : The kVA rating of Three-phase transformer with Voltage = 200V and Current = 100A will be : 34.64 kVA

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Description : In a battery, the difference between the no-load voltage and the measured voltage output is called ________ A) Internal voltage B) Internal resistance C) External resistance D) All the above

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Description : A single core cable is designed to work for a single phase system with a peak voltage of 220 kV. The maximum permissible stress in the dielectric is not to exceed 20 kV/mm. For economical size, the overall core diameter of the cable is (A) 28.2 mm (B) 26.4 mm (C) 24.4 mm (D) 22.0 mm

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Description : A d.c. source has an open circuit voltage of 30 V and an internal resistance of 1.5 Ohm. A resistive load is connected to the source. Maximum power dissipated in the load is (A) 300 W (B) 150 W (C) 45 W (D) 20 W

Answer : A d.c. source has an open circuit voltage of 30 V and an internal resistance of 1.5 Ohm. A resistive load is connected to the source. Maximum power dissipated in the load is 150 W

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Answer : An A.C. voltage is impressed across a pure resistance of 3.5 ohms in parallel with a pure inductance of impedance of 3.5 ohms, both resistance and inductance carry equal currents.

Description : Electrical shock happens for voltage/current?

Answer : The severity ofelectric shockdepends on thecurrentflowing through the body, which is a function of the electromotive force (E) involts, and the contact resistance (R) in ohms.

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