# What happens when a current flows through a wire?

What happens when a current flows through a wire?

There  is  a  rotating  magnetic  field   around  the   conductor.
Current can produce two effect one is heating effect and second is magnetic effect.

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Answer : Leakage current flows through the thyristor in Forward blocking mode and Reverse blocking mode.

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Answer : Find current through resistor using nodal analysis

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Description : What happens when a neutral wire touches a phase wire ?

Answer : Maximum current flow due to Short circuit, limited value of fuse will burn else apparatus and conductor will be damaged.

Description : Which wire can carry a higher current stranded wire or solid wire?

Answer : From the formula R=PL/A resistance rise with the fall of surface area ,inverse proportion relation between Resistance and Area ,so stranded wire has more area that a solid wire so more area less resistance. Less resistance/less electron flow opposition,more electron flow (current)

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

Answer : Resistance  reduces  when  current  increases.

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

Description : How is electricity passed through a wire?

Answer : A  wire contains  mobile  electrons  as  majority  charge  carriers  and  holes  as minority  charge carriers when  an emf  or   potential  diffrence is  provided , electrons  flow  in opposite  direction  with  holes(convection current  flow)

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Answer : Increasing the number of turns of wire on the secondary of a transformer will Decrease the secondary current

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Answer : lf the wire which is vertical to this page has electron flow downwards the conductor will have a counter-clockwise field in the plane of the paper

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Answer : Wire-wound resistors are unsuitable for use at high frequencies because they exhibit unwanted inductive and capacitive effects.

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Answer : Aluminum Conductor Composite Core

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Answer : The initial rate of rise of current through a coil of inductance 10 H when suddenly connected to a D.C. supply of 200 V is 20 Vs

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Answer : When an alternating current passes through an ohmic resistance the electrical power converted into heat is true power.

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Answer : Its blood carries wastes for the first time

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Answer : The function of steel wire in ACSR conductors is To provide additional mechanical strength

Description : A fuse wire should have :  (A) Low specific resistance and high melting point (B) Low specific resistance and low melting point (C) High specific resistance and high melting point (D) High specific resistance and low melting point

Answer : A fuse wire should have : High specific resistance and low melting point

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Answer : Nichrome wire is an alloy of nickel and chromium.

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Answer : The resistance of a few meters of wire conductor in closed electrical circuit is practically zero.

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Description : How do magnets and copper wire make electricity?

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Answer : Black but I think it depends with the place.

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Answer : When electric current passes through a bucket full of water, lot of bubbling is observed. This suggests that the type of supply is D.C.

Description : When electric current passes through a metallic conductor, its temperature rises. This is due to?

Answer : When electric current passes through a metallic conductor, its temperature rises. This is due to collisions between conduction electrons and atoms.

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Answer : A conductor of diameter d, length 1 consumes a power of W when a current I flows through it. What will be the power consumed if d is doubled, 1 is halved and current is tripled ?  72 W

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...

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Answer : Yes, we can make AC through a battery using an inverter.

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Answer : The transit time of the current carriers through the channel of a JFET decides it's gate characteristics.

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