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Description : What is mitigation of harmonics?

Description : What are even and odd harmonics?

Description : What are the main causes of harmonics?

Answer : Harmonic is a non linear load because linear load voltage deviated due to connection of some electrinie device such as converter,inverter

Description : Why do non linear loads cause harmonics?

Description : Why harmonics are generated in electrical system?

Description : Explain the effect of Harmonics on the Transformer.

Answer : Effect of Harmonics on the Transformer:  1. Core loss: Harmonic voltage increases the hysteresis and eddy current losses in the lamination. The amount of the core loss depends on ... small core vibrations.  5. Saturation problem: Sometimes additional harmonic voltage causes core saturation.

Description : Slot harmonics are reduced in induction motors by using (A) fractional-pitch windings (B) fractional-slot windings (C) integral-slot windings (D) distributed windings

Answer : Slot harmonics are reduced in induction motors by using fractional-slot windings

Answer : The main reason for generation of harmonics in a transformer could be saturation of core.

Answer : Harmonics in transformer result in increased core losses, increased I2R losses, and magnetic interference with communication circuits.

Description : State the need for reduction of harmonics in inverters. Enlist the various methods for reduction of harmonics in inverter output.

Description : What kills, current or voltage?

Answer : Current would kill. You can actually have thousands of bolts going through you and not even know it. Yes you probably know already voltage is current times resistance. Since your body is a resistor it would take just a small amount of current to create a very high voltage

Description : A) Watt B) Volts C) Farad D) Ampere

Answer : Correct answer: D) Ampere

Description : What is the relationship between power and current?

Answer : P = I2R Where P = power I = Current R = Resistance This the relationship between current and power.

Description : What happens to the resistance when the current increases?

Answer : Resistance  reduces  when  current  increases.

Description : What will happen if you increase the current in the motor?

Answer : Increasing current means increasing frequency of the motor because current is directly proportional to rotations of the motor rotor

Description : What is the difference between eddy current and hysteresis loss?

Answer : Loss occurred by magnetising and demagnetising process is called histerisis loss and the current flowed due to the magnetic field produced by the electric field applied is called eddy current losses

Description : What happens when a current flows through a wire?

Answer : Current can produce two effect one is heating effect and second is magnetic effect.

Description : What happens when you reverse the direction of the current in an electromagnet?

Answer : When  you  reverse  current  direction  in  an  electromagnet,  the magnetic  poles  will  also  change.

Description : What is the direction of an AC current?

Answer : The magnitude and direction of alternating current is changes with respect to time. So for half cycle it is positive and for next half cycle it is negative.

Description : What is the direction of the induced current?

Description : What is the direction of flow of current?

Answer : Current  flows  from  anode  to  cathode(opposite  direction  to  flow of  electrons)

Description : What is the direction of the conventional current flow?

Answer : The conventional current flow in opposite direction of flow of electrons. The electrons flow from negative terminal of battery to positive terminal of battery. And conventional current flow from positive terminal of battery to negative terminal of battery.

Description : What is the direction of flow of electric current in an electric circuit?

Answer : It  flows  from  anode  to  cathode  (direction  of   holes  flow)

Description : What type of meter is used to measure current?

Answer : Ammeter

Description : What is the difference between line and phase current?

Answer : The currents flows through phase lines is called line voltage and currents flows from phase to neutral line is called phase current

Description : What is the current gain?

Answer : Current gain β = Ic/Ib

Description : What is holding current and latching current in SCR? Draw the gate characteristics of an SCR and explain the characteristics. What are the different signals which can be used for turning on SCR by gate control? compare them.

Answer : (i) Holding Current: Holding current is defined as the minimum anode current required to maintain conducting SCR in the on-state.  (ii) Latching Current: Latching current is defined as the ... the on-state immediately after the SCR has been turned on and the gate signal has been removed.

Answer : In Reverse bias of diode when the cathode is connected to positive and anode is connected to negative very small current flows this very small current is known as leakage current of diode.

Description : what is eddy current ?

Answer : In magnetic circuits when we supply current to coil which wound on some core( of iron cast iron, ferrite ) material it produce magnetic field but there is small amount of flux which also ... heat and losses in magnetic circuits..for good working conditions we always try to minimize eddy current

Description : what is current?

Answer : Flow of free electrons

Description : Analyze the effect of supply voltage on performance of LED as regards current, Lumen output, efficacy and life. 

Answer : 1) Effect on Current:- In LED current depends upon supply voltage, if voltage get changes then current also change but this change in current will be control by resistors which are connected in series.  2) ...   4) Effect on Life:- If supply voltage is not stable then life of LED get reduced. 

Description : With the help of N-channel JFET describe the effect of input voltage VGS on output current ID.

Answer : Working of N channel FET: * When a voltage is applied between the drain and source with a DC supply (VDD), the electrons flows from source to drain through narrow channel ... where the channel gets completely blocked and the drain current becomes zero is called pinch- off voltage. 

Description : Define: i) Input Offset Voltage ii) Input offset Current iii) Input Bias Current iv) Output offset voltage

Answer : Definition of parameters of OPAMP is follows:  i) Input Offset Voltage: Input offset voltage is defined as the voltage that must be applied between the two input terminals of an OPAMP to null or ... to ground) and output voltage is obtained non zero such voltage is output offset voltage of opamp.

Description : Even at no-load, a transformer draws current from the mains. Why?

Description : Current division rule example

Answer : Current division rule example

Description : Current division

Answer : Current division

Description : A linear network has a current input 4cos(ω t + 20º)A and a voltage output 10 cos(ωt +110º) V. Determine the associated impedance.

Answer : Solution

Description : Find the current through 4 ohm resistor by source transformation

Description : Source transformation voltage source to current source and vice versa

Answer : Source transformation voltage source to current source and vice versa

Description : Find current through resistor using nodal analysis

Answer : Find current through resistor using nodal analysis

Description : Nodal analysis problem two current source

Answer : Nodal analysis problem two current source

Description : Direct Current (DC) Next Topic : Alternating current (AC)

Answer : Direct Current (DC) is the unidirectional electric current. Uni meaning is one. And the flow of charge in same direction. We know that conventional current flow from positive terminal of battery to ... The magnitude of DC may constant or vary but direction do not change with respect to time.

Description : Alternating current (AC)

Answer : AC stands for Alternating Current meaning voltage or current that changes polarity or direction respectively over time. An Alternating Current (AC) is an electric current whose magnitude ... energy are known as alternators and are simpler construction than DC electromechanical generators.

Description : Does current flow through a capacitor ?

Answer : Imagine a pipe with a flexible diaphram in the middle separating two haves of the pipe. Now the pipe is filled with air. If you apply a pressure to one end the diaphram will deform ... capacitor, the effects on electrons will be recreated across the boundary. But theres no electrical connection...

Description : Electric Current

Answer : Electric current is the flow of charges. The electrons flow from higher density area of electrons to lowers density area of electrons. The terminal of battery which we called positive terminal of ... circuit is called electric current. The unit of electric current is Coulomb per Second or Ampere.

Description : Define current. State its unit.

Answer : Electric current: It is a measure of the amount of electrical charge transferred per unit time. It represents the flow of electrons through a conductive material, such as a metal wire. Unit: 1 coulomb/second. OR Its unit is ampere represented by A

Description : Give two applications of each : 1) Eddy current sensor 2) Optical sensor.

Answer : Eddy current sensor : 1. Detection of non-magnetic but conductive materials. 2. Displacement sensing 3. Position sensing Optical sensor : 1. Position Detection 2. Velocity Detection 3. Acceleration Detection 4. Direction Detection

Description : Alternating current

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Description : A charge of 0.1 C moves past a given point every 0.01 s. How much is the current?

Answer : The current is 10.0A.  1ampere = 1 Coulomb per 1 second.  0.1Coulombs ÷ 0.01seconds = 10.0amperes.

Description : Describe the difference between direct and alternating current.

Answer : Direct current is the flow of electricity or charge in one direction..  Alternative current is the flow of charge that doesn't flow in one direction. 

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